Course Code: IDSN 2000
Academic Year: 2017-2018
This course is an immersive design studio that introduces students to professional client situations, directed market and demographic research and mechanical application for functional product design appliances. The course delves into client-based scenarios that expose students to the demands and expectations of legitimate brand oriented companies. Projects involve field and market research that directly informs the concept ideation. A strong emphasis is put on honing presentation skills, developing trade-oriented vocabulary and learning how to successfully work with a client. Projects will progress all the way to model making and prototype phases and will involve learning professional expectations of sketch models as well as the working mechanical bucks. The course will involve team oriented group projects in addition to individual learning and design charettes, such as in class drawing exercises.