B34826 - Industrial Design

Course specification
Type of study Bachelor academic studies
Study programme
Course title Industrial Design
Acronym Status Semester Number of classes ECTS
B34826 elective 8 2L + 0E 5.0
Lecturer/Associate (practicals)
    Prerequisite Form of prerequisites
    Learning objectives
    Training students to acquire and expand the knowledge necessary to design new and redesign existing industrial products.
    Learning outcomes
    Acquired knowledge is used in the profession, research, independent work and further training.
    Definition of design, theories on design, narrow professional approach. Historical aspects of design, established designers and creators in the history of civilization. Design of the 20th century, product design, examples through time (furniture), design from 1900 until today. Design of – wall papers, fabrics, phones, watches, vacuum cleaners, clothing, haute couture, shoes, make-up and jewellery, etc. Vehicle design – bicycles, scooters, motorcycles, cars. Business design – stationary, computers, photocopiers, fax machines, calculators, etc. Graphic design, fonts, company`s identity, magazine cover pages, packaging design through time until today. Design in management (Internet technology), explicit knowledge, importance of design in Knowledge Management (KM). Thinking of Bill Gates in his book “Business @ the Speed of Thought”. How design increases the company`s IQ. Creating knowledge on design, classifications, applications, business process, information technologies, leadership, corporative culture, human resources management, control and innovations, relation between KM and other concepts, learning organization, design competence – TQM technological qualitative management, Patching and design, BSC and design. Motivation in management for a good design, linking a vision with reality via design
    Teaching Methods
    Teaching is done interactively in the form of lectures and exercises. The theoretical part is presented in lectures materials followed by examples for more natural understanding of the subject matter. Exercises are organized as a way to complement the skills of modelling and design of an industrial product. In addition to lectures and exercises, consultations are also held regularly.
    1. Siniša Kuzmanović: Industrijski dizajn, Fakultet tehničkih nauka, Novi Sad, 2010. (Original title)
    Evaluation and grading
    Written (graphic works) and final exam.