May 23, 2013
2013 Cleveland Institute of Art Commencement
May 03, 2013 @ Arts Collinwood in Cleveland, OH
Biomedical Art Exhibition
May 16, 2013
Scholarships Fund CIA Grads' Travel Dreams
May 20, 2013
2013 Student Summer Show
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May 16, 2013
Plain Dealer Reports on the Groundbreaking of the New Gund Building
May 31, 2013
Cinematheque to Present Two Parallel Comedy Film Series
May 09, 2013
Four High School Students Awarded in CIA's National 2D3D Art + Design Contest
3D Modeling 1.1
Course No. IND303.1 Credits: 3
Faculty Darrell Covert
This course focused on introducing students to 3D digital modeling for the industrial design profession. It employs a surface modeling approach using Auto Desk Alias Design software to create multiple class driven projects. Study consists of a lecture/demo format in a computer lab environment. In class work will emphasize key modeling concepts and will be supplemented with student-driven projects intended to develop practical application strategies and skills. Junior standing is required for registration of this class. Offered fall. 3 credits.expand collapse
3D Modeling 1.2
Course No. IND304/404 Credits: 3
Faculty Darrell Covert
This course is a continuation of the fall 3D Modeling (IND303) course with an emphasis on an expanded knowledge of surface modeling techniques. An emphasis will be placed on surface continuity and transition, in addition to exploration of organic forms. Students will acquaint themselves with the process of preparing and exporting files for output. Rapid prototyping will be introduced with and opportunity to created physical parts using an on site three-dimensional printer. Additional methods and resources for rapid prototyping will also be introduced.
This course will focus on the development of effective visual communication. An emphasis will be placed on exploring and communicating ideas through sketching, rendering, orthographic drawing, modeling and verbal/visual presentation. Studio time will include demos, one-day assignments, work time and one-on-one instruction. Coursework is designed to align with projects in Industrial Design 1.1. Offered fall. 3 credits.expand collapse
This course is an extension of Fall Communication Skills and will focus on the development of effective visual communication. An emphasis will be placed on exploring and communicating ideas through sketching, rendering, orthographic drawing, modeling and verbal/visual presentation. Digital communication tools and techniques will be introduced, including the use of digital drawing tablets. Studio time will include demos, one-day assignments, work time and one-on-one instruction. Coursework is designed to align with projects in Industrial Design 1.2.expand collapse
Design Center-Based Learning: ID/TIME
Course No. IND417.1 Credits: 3
Faculty Douglas Paige
This course functions as a professional design studio, placing an emphasis on client-based projects and interdisciplinary teamwork. All companies/organizations who are participating in the course make a financial commitment to CIA and intern team members are compensated. Compensation varies, but is based on the project budget, time commitment and individual contributions. The faculty, who will oversee the process, deliverables and schedule for each project, will determine studio responsibilities (enrollment requires prior approval by instructor). Offered fall and spring. 3 credits.expand collapse
Design Research Methods: Prod Dev & User Ex
Course No. DES353.1 Credits: 3
Faculty Kaja Tooming Buchanan
The goal of this course is to explore the methods by which designers come to understand user needs, feelings, expectations, and values. These methods are a preparation for developing breakthrough products - tangible and intangible - as well as interactions and services. We will explore several methods and their practical application in the design process to develop new products and test their usability and efficiency. Understanding user experience has become a central, distinguishing feature of the best product development, and our goal is to survey some of the best methods in current use. For example, we will learn how to build scenarios, interpret needs, generate and test ideas, visualize information and choreograph solutions. This involves interdisciplinary understanding, because many of the methods come from other fields. The growing complexity of products in our lives requires a wider understanding of how the social and behavioral sciences, together with the humanities and cultural science, are of deep value in the work of design. It requires, for example, an understanding of case study methodology, a matrix of methods of value for designers. It also requires deeper understanding of the underlying principles that give meaning, create value, and direct the whole design process. The course will be based on readings, exercises, and a variety of practical projects that support studio work. Apply as studio elective or as art/craft/design history/theory liberal arts distribution requirement. 3 credits. Grading Criteria Final grades will be based on two components: o Class participation will account for ? final grade o Individual and team projects will account for ? of the final grade. Participation will be evaluated by readiness for discussion (evidence of having read the assigned materials), response to questions and effort to contribute to class discussion.expand collapse
Course No. IND085.1 Credits: 3
Faculty Carla Jean Blackman
This course focuses the process of designing for human use. Anthropometrics, task analysis, user experience, research and safety are explored. Course content is aligned with projects in Industrial Design 1.2. Each class will include lectures and exercises, and will be supplemented with assigned readings and regular performance opportunities. Offered spring. 3 credits.expand collapse
ID -3D Modeling 2.1
Course No. IND303/403 Credits: 3
Faculty Darrell Covert
This advanced digital modeling course offers the option to continue surface modeling using Auto Desk ALIAS (for students interested in automotive design) or Solid Works to for those interested in gaining exposure to solid modeling (for students interested in product design). The ALIAS option will include advanced methods for exterior surfacing, while the Solid Works option will focus on the user interface and basic solid modeling procedures.
Nesl, the whimsical desktop organizer created by three CIA students, is the winner of the William McShane Fund contest.
Associate Professor/Chair of Industrial Design, Industrial Design
Dan is a designer, educator and entrepreneur. He consults in the area of industrial design, design strategy an...more
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