ID 492: Special Topics in Industrial Design – Product Design

Instructor: Jakub Pollág
Credits: 3
GEP: Elective

Course Description

Product design is a course for curious students interested in further developing their skills in this creative field. From understanding technicalities of manufacturing process to psychology of customer decision making. Product design is a field requiring vast skill set in order to deliver great product for the right price at the right time. We will explore all factors that separate good design from a great one. We will look into value of innovation and test most up to date software and hardware that can help us create better. Through addressing real world challenges students will develop their own portfolio. This course will not only inspire but also cultivate critical thinking with a focus on personal growth. At the end of this course students should recognize how to become their best professional self.

As one of our projects, we will design simple electronic device with the help of 3D printers and parametric modeling. A module on furniture design will also be included.