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22-1700 Product Design I: Materials and Techniques
This course is intended for all Product Design majors. Instruction focuses on general theories of design, including problem definition, articulation, and resolution. Students study methodologies and historical case studies that look at the development of successful products from the standpoint of markets, manufacturing, and cultural concerns. Through class projects, students explore issues of function, cognition, and aesthetics in context with the various product types. MAY BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY: 22-1220 FUNDAMENTALS OF 2D DESIGN, 22-1210 DRAWING I