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Course syllabus 1_DED2_D - History of Design II (FA - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Architecture
Course unit code: 1_DED2_D
Course unit title: History of Design II
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 2
Recommended semester/trimester: Design - bachelor (compulsory), 5. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: passed History of design I (1_DED1_D)
Assesment methods:
grade A required 92-100 points; grade B: 83-91 points; grade C: 74-82 points; grade D: 65-73 points; grade E 56-64 points; grade FX 0-55 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The aim of the module is to explore key tendencies, movements and styles in 20th century design and their possible use in contemporary design. Students will gain appreciation of mutual influences across architecture, fine arts and design. Through the course, they will get acquainted with important individuals in the history of design, their creative activities, and defining schools.
Course contents:
Module contents
1. Science, technology, arts and design in 19th and 20th century
2. Concepts and design models I: history, aesthetics and critical theory in design
3. Concepts and design models II: mutual influences in architecture, fine arts, design and philosophy. Interpretation of design in the 20th century.
4. Modernism
5. De Stujl; geometrical abstraction and neo plasticism
6. Bauhaus; progressive experimental education and industrial functionalism
7. Art Deco; the international decorative style
8. Streamlining; machine aesthetics
9. Biomorphic modernism; MoMA; new materials
10. Scandinavian modernism; natural materials
11. Establishment of the Ulm School of Design (Hochschulle für Gestaltung in Ulm); Italian design; Japanese design
12. Pop design; inspiration by mass consumption and popular culture
13. Cosmic Age; Anti-design; minimalism; post-modernism; contemporary tendencies in design
Recommended or required reading:
SPARKEOVÁ, P. Století designu. Praha: Slovart, 1998. 100 p.
PEKÁROVÁ, A. -- KOLESÁR, Z. K dejinám dizajnu na Slovensku. Bratislava : Slovenské centrum dizajnu, 2013. 358 strany. ISBN 978-80-970173-6-1.

Bhaskaranová, L.: Podoby moderního designu, Slovart, Praha 2007.
Fiell, Ch. a Fiell, P.: Design 20. století, Slovart 2003.
Hauffe, T.: Design, Computer Press, Brno 2004.
Kolesár, Z.: Kapitoly z dejín dizajnu, Slovenské centrum dizajnu, Bratislava 1998 (2011).

Language of instruction: slovak
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 130

48,5 %20,8 %16,9 %8,5 %5,3 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. PhDr. Jarmila Bencová, PhD. (lecturer) - slovak
Mgr. Danica Šoltésová, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak
Last modification: 30. 4. 2019
Supervisor: Mgr. Danica Šoltésová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Róbert Tichý on 04/30/2019.

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