COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Art and Design Studio 1
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FFD 101
Fall
1
8
5
8
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Establishing the foundation to comprehend the common design language for five different disciplines, providing the basis for multidimensional thinking, developing the manual and mental skills to complement the ‘hands on practice’
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Student will be able to achieve the skill of using universal values, basic principles and rules of art and design.
  • Student will be able to determine the attributes of elements in two- and three-dimensional compositions.
  • Student will be able to organize the set of relations in between the elements and to the whole of a composition so to achieve unity.
  • Student will be able to structure the network of relations through controlling the multidimensional variables while solving a design problem.
  • Student will be able to achieve the skill of evaluating the objects, the environment, the art works and the design objects with a critical view.
  • Student will be able to evaluate his/her own products with an objective view throughout his/her self-directed and continuous education.
Course Description This is a course to introduce the basic principles of design that enable the students to establish the network of relations between the elements of a composition in any medium by way of ‘learning by doing’ method.
In the table below, the main topics that are introduced to the students within the context of this course are given weekly. However due to the nature/structure of the course many of these topics that appear in the list sequentially are worked out simultaneously in practice.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction: [Warm-up study] Basic vocabulary on design and network of relations Exercise to be completed in the studio. Exercise to be completed for the next course.
2 What is a composition? Elements of a composition, properties of the elements and conditions that facilitate perception (grouping principles) Exercise to be completed in the studio. Exercise to be completed for the next course.
3 Making analysis, proportional relations, organisation principles Exercise to be completed in the studio. Exercise to be completed for the next course.
4 Making a composition Exercise to be completed in the studio. Exercise to be completed for the next course.
5 Balance and unity in composition (2D) Exercise to be completed in the studio. Exercise to be completed for the next course.
6 Balance and unity in composition (3D) Exercise to be completed in the studio. Exercise to be completed for the next course.
7 Rhythmic composition (making analysis, generating initial element groups, repeating network of relations) Exercise to be completed in the studio. Exercise to be completed for the next course.
8 Rhythm and Pattern (making analysis, studies on repeating network of relations in rhythm vs pattern) Exercise to be completed in the studio. Exercise to be completed for the next course.
9 Pattern and Relief (making analysis on solid/void transition between 2D and 3D) Exercise to be completed in the studio. Exercise to be completed for the next course.
10 Relief Composition (reproduction of the same network of relations by using different production methods and materials) Exercise to be completed in the studio. Exercise to be completed for the next course.
11 Final Project: Solid & Void (organisation of linear/planar/solid elements with a focus on positive/negative and solid/void relations) Working on the final project.
12 Final Project: Solid & Void Working on the final project.
13 Final Project: Solid & Void Working on the final project.
14 Final Project: Solid & Void Working on the final project.
15 Preparation for the final presentation. None
16 Review of the semester None
Course Notes/Textbooks Related concepts are explained very briefly in each assignment sheet.
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
70
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
Final Exam
1
25
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
75
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
25
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
1
16
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
8
Study Hours Out of Class
32
2
64
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
6
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
1
26
    Total
240

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge of industrial design, and to apply it to a variety of products, services and systems from conventional industries to urban scale with innovative and sustainable approaches

X
2

To be able to communicate design concepts and proposals for solutions, which are supported with quantitative and qualitative data, to specialists and non-specialists through visual, written, and oral means

3

To be able to equipped with the related theoretical and methodological knowledge of engineering, management, and visual communication that is required for interdisciplinary characteristic of industrial design; and to collaborate with other disciplines, organizations, or companies

X
4

To be able to equipped with the knowledge of history and theory of design, arts and crafts; and culture of industrial design

X
5

To be able to equipped with social, cultural, economic, environmental, legal, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of disciplinary information and to employ these values regarding different needs

X
6

To be able to develop contemporary approaches individually and as a team member to solve today’s problems in the practice of industrial design

7

To be able to define design problems within their contexts and circumstances, and to propose solutions for them within the discipline of industrial design considering materials, production technologies and ergonomics

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies, physical model making techniques and machinery, at an adequate level to the discipline of industrial design

X
9

To be able to employ design research and methods within the theory and practice of industrial design

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen specialization area within the industrial design field

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of industrial design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently

X
13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest