HISTORY OF DESIGN

Course Description

Featuring leading international guest lecturers, this course covers the full range of histories of architecture and interiors, fashion, textiles, furniture, product and industrial design, ceramics, metalwork, glass, prints, drawings, and digital media. A special module is also included to cover modern cultural design and the creative structures of modern design.

Lecturers

Kay Marques da Silva, Professor

Dev Govender, Professor

What You’ll Learn

  • History of design in a range of industries.

  • Design processes and practice within the context of a chronological survey of major historical eras of influence.

  • Socio-political movements influencing design trends of each era through research and reflection.

  • Academic and software skills allowing for the documentation of historical research.

Entry Requirements

No entry requirements are needed for this program.

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