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Industrial Design 1.1

Course No. IND 235  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Daniel Cuffaro | Dennis Futo | Douglas Paige

This course will focus on basic processes and principles of industrial design and product development. An emphasis will be placed on user-centered problem solving, and methods for achieving innovative results. Multiple semester projects are structured around key design concepts and individual career interests. Projects are structured to reinforce research, concept generation and refinement, resulting in solutions that address functional and aesthetic issues. Regular formal reviews with enable individuals to develop verbal and visual presentation skills, and formal lectures will be balanced against one-onone in-studio instruction. Offered sophomore fall.

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Gary D. Sampson

Professor of Art + Design History/Chair of Liberal Arts

Gary Sampson teaches art and design history and theory at the Institute. He is also adjunct in art history and...more

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