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    Columbia College Chicago
  Dec 14, 2017
2015-2016 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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21-2944 Furniture Design

Furniture design incorporates a complex mix of aesthetics, ergonomics, and manufacturability. This course explores a range of furniture types, both custom and mass-produced. Coursework covers the conceptualization process from researching design problems and opportunities to developing scaled models and creating documentation in the form of dimensioned drawings. Students are introduced to technical issues such as furniture standards, construction techniques and manufacturing processes in the furniture industry. Problem solving in relationship to changing lifestyles and work environments may be investigated.

3 Credits
PREREQUISITES: 22-1920 Making 2  or 22-1925 Making for Transfers  or 22-1230 3-D Design for Non-Majors  

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