Course detail

Studio III - Product Design - winter

FaVU-B3PD-ZAcad. year: 2018/2019

Student solves two or three projects involving anthropometric, ergonomic aspects of designing, associated with a special ergonomics course. Tasks include for example residential furniture and sets of objects with respect to unity of style (corporate design).

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Interconnection of the basics of theoretic studies with practical atelier work.


Mastering the theory and practice of the subject.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Consultations, lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Semester exam project.

Course curriculum

Students work on projects including anthropometric and ergonomic aspects of designing. Furniture or sets of objects with respect to unity of style and identity of the whole.

Work placements

Not applicable.


To master the technology of the studied subject.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Lessons are mandatory.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Walker, J.: Design History and the History of Design
H. Gardiner, CH.Gere, ed.: Art Practice in a Digital Culture

Recommended reading

Schweiger, Werner J.: Wiener Werkstaette
Fiell, Charlotte and Peter (ed.): Designing the 21st Century

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch APD , 3. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer