This is a project-oriented course that will extend students technical, material and conceptual skills. This course delivers an approach to design as a systematic development to a given or self initiated problem. The focus is on design as a process of cenceptual development, rather than design for industry. Students devise individual responses to two set themes to develop their ability to apply techniques appropriate to particular concepts. In addition, an individual work proposal is developed applying critical thinking and innovation to a broad range of materials, techniques and concepts. Students will be introduced to digitally-controlled manufacturing processes. A program of studio theory is undertaken to examine the historical and contemporary contexts of gold and silversmithing. Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an increased level of skill with use of materials, processes, equipment and tools relevant to creating utilitarian vessels;
- Plan and manage utilitarian design projects, independently or collaboratively;
- Interpret, utilitarian objects through their individual design solutions and integration of concepts and processes;
- Demonstrate awareness of historical and theoretical contexts for utilitarian design practice.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) [Learning Outcomes 1 - 4]
Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%) [Learning Outcomes 2, 4]
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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Workload4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5085||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|