ID068 Furniture Design

6 credit points

Course Code ID068

Subject Outline

ID068 Furniture Design

Lecturer

Mr. Ascanio Cascione

Program Director

Dr. Bob Chung

Credit points

6 cps

Duration

9 Weeks

Co/Pre-requisites

N/A

Contact HPW

7.5 Hrs

Self study                                hours/week

 9

   

 

Subject Description

The purpose of this module is to:

Introduce students to furniture design, including the history of style, materials and construction techniques.

 

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand the importance of function and ergonomic considerations when designing furniture.

2. Research and critically analyse a client brief

3. Understand materials and technologies used historically in furniture design

4. Creatively use knowledge of aesthetics, materials and technologies in creating a unique design solution

5. Present a resolved furniture design with complete documentation

 

Assessment Table

Name/No

Type

Weighting %

Week Due

Learning Outcome

1

Research and Essay

30

3

1, 3

2

Planning to build model

20

5

1, 3, 4

3

Furniture prototype and documentation

50

9

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

 

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