Courses Catalogue

Design Theory And Methodology 1

COURSE CODE: BEAD 2104
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Education (Art and Design), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Education
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

 Introductions, Terminologies, tools and Materials:

This cover course in the industrial department introduces students to the following aspects of design and design theory

-                   Meaning and definition of design theory and terminologies in this unit

-                   The study of basic elements and organization of form, based on principles of design Examination of the theory to practice by the use of elements and principles of design in their characteristics, effects, colour theory, organizational techniques crafts techniques, use of coloured media, tools, subject matter (2D & 3D concepts)

Colour in design theory, definition types of colour, strength, colour combination, basic colours, colour harmonies, functions of colour, psychology of colour, characteristics of colour, tints and shades relationships, colour analysis

The concept of object from Plato to Baudrillard subject and Epistemological relationship,

Change in importance and meaning contributed to object and to its predicates

Effects of economics and social structure

Theories of platonic form, Aristotelian concept

Theory of simulations Maxi

Research for more concepts of design