Design Theory 2

Course Code: INTD 3002

Academic Year: 2018-2019

This course presents a continuing examination of the theoretical and philosophical approaches to design. It examines the practice of interior design through a variety of critical and historical perspectives. Different modes of thought and manners of questioning are used to debate issues, which may include gender, ethics, diversity, materiality, technology and representation and changing typologies. This seminar course provides practical training in the interaction with theory that is necessary for students by assisting them in reading, understanding and integrating theory into their own projects. Students are encouraged to pursue individual areas of interest. Chosen readings provide an overview of issues relating to the development from Modernism to Post-modernism.