DESIGN LABORATORY 3
CODE: ABPR 17 | CFA: 12 | HOURS: 150 | PROFESSOR: GORDON GUILLAUMIER
The aim of the course is to have students experiment with the design of a small-scale product, and all the elements useful for potential realization and communication. Some of the topics of study and analysis dealt with are: illustration, video, coordinated image design and product system design. The multi-faceted nature of the subject will allow students to enrich their cognitive background and increase their critical consciousness, useful for dealing with manufacturers.
METHODOLOGY OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN
CODE: ABTEC 37 | CFA: 6 | HOURS: 75 | PROFESSOR: ALDO PRESTA
During the course, three sets of skills and content are developed (and intertwined): visual communication in the concrete and factual form determined by our history; the arrangement of design tools useful for forming a sequence of actions employed for the systematization and replication of various design processes; the nature and shape that the language of visual communication takes on when it creates designs with identity and communicative capability.
CODE: ABPR 15 | CFA: 6 | HOURS: 75 | PROFESSOR: ANDRÉ BALLA
This course provides students with a theoretical and practical investigation into the architecture of the interior. The ever-and-constantly-changing conditions of living space are investigated through the construction of the spatial forms of living. The rationale behind the product, its visibility, consumption and acquisition that today define an inseparable dichotomy in the product system. Added to this set of reasons is the variable human condition in its social, anthropological and psychological aspects.
CODE: ABVPA 64 | CFA: 6 | HOURS: 75 | PROFESSOR: FRANCESCO LIBRIZZI
Teaching in this course focuses on the explanation and use of some basic tools for designing exhibition space and aims to investigate the themes of visual design and interactive systems through the use of contemporary languages; designing an exhibition space involves setting up place, theme, and equipment that is both physical and immaterial, all intended to communicate one or more concepts, all of which means making narrative choices and emphasizing aspects that we find evocative.
First semester courses
METHOD AND TECHNIQUE OF COMMUNICATION
CODE: ABPC 67 | CFA: 4 | HOURS: 50 | PROFESSOR: KO SLIGGERS
The aim of the course is to give insight into one’s own motives and actions in the different stages of the design process, leading to a stimulating and personal design approach. Designing in the professional field is a form of moral and strategic action, of moves and countermoves, of establishing boundaries and going beyond them. The central theme of the course is the visual essay. For educational purposes, it proves an ideal connection between theory and practice, because it is focussed on process.
CODE: ABLIN 71 | CFA: 4 | HOURS: 30 | PROFESSOR: JUSTIN RIZZO
This course aims to give students a knowledge of the language that enables them to comprehend and interact during the course of their studies and to meet the demands of their different courses in general, as well as the specific topics dealt with in each subject. The language, structures, and grammar that are discussed during the course help them reach the level of B1 or B2.
HISTORY AND THEORY OF THE NEW MEDIA
CODE: ABPC 66 | CFA: 4 | HOURS: 45 | PROFESSOR: PAOLA CAVADI
This course investigates the history, theories and definitions of old and new “media” through the presentation of examples and case studies and the realization of some shared exercises. The idea is to teach media history through a practical approach and direct research.