Course syllabus ZDN - Fundamentals of Design Furniture (FFWT - SS 2019/2020)

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Course title: Fundamentals of Design Furniture
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Jiří Tauber, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Furniture, Design and Habitat (FFWT)
Time allowance: full-time, 2/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Prerequisites for registration: State Bachelor Examination
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: lecture
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (3 credits)
Course objective:
The aim of this course is to acquaint students with the basic design of furniture and home accessories. Furniture design not only represent the aesthetic side of things but also other important aspects that are placed on its function, ergonomics, the selected material, technology, etc. Design of furniture must always be in balance between form, function and real production of the piece.
Course content: Design (allowance 8/0)
a.Requirements and way of working
b.The basic assumption of the designer - the designer
c.Basic concepts in design - composition, symmetry, proportions, dynamic and static axis

2.Understand the basic criteria of the system (allowance 20/0)
a.Understanding the target group
d.Research and experiment
e.Quality, functionality and durability
f.System production process
g.Individualization in the production process
h.Simple installation
i.move table row in the direction of economic aspect, recyklovanost and disposal of products
j.Copyright protection
k.Acceptance and implementation experience

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     preparation for exam15 h
     preparation for regular assessment21 h
     preparation of presentation5 h
     elaboration and execution of projects15 h
Total84 h
Key words:
Course completion:
Completion of the course credit, the cast and defended the terminal papers processed in the semester in the form of a printed book produced award.
Minimum participation in the exercise is 80%. The exam is oral and has three parts ( final work 40%, continuous assessment 10%, Oral exam 50%)
Course methods: In each thematic unit familiar with the basic principles of design furniture.
Reading list:
KANICKÁ, L. -- HOLOUŠ, Z. Nábytek Typologie, základy tvorby. 1st ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2011. 160 p. STAVITEL. ISBN 978-80-247-3580-1.
NORMAN, D A. Design pro každý den. 1st ed. Praha: Dokořán, 2010. 271 p. ISBN 978-80-7363-314-1.
KOTRADYOVÁ, V. et al. Dizajn nábytku: vývoj, navrhovanie, terminologia, typologia, ergonimia, materialy, konštrukcie, technologia. 1st ed. V Bratislave: Slovenská technická univerzita, 2009. 281 p. Edícia vysokoškolských učebníc. ISBN 978-80-227-3006-8.

KANICKÁ, L. současné trendy designu nábytku. ERA 21. 2011. v. 11, no. 6, p. 66--67. ISSN 1801-089X.
KANICKÁ, L. Design nábytku v současném světě. 1st ed. Brno: ERA , 2007. 120 p. ISBN 978-80-7366-107-6.

Study plans:
C-FE-FE Furniture Engineering, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
Run in the period of: SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015, WS 2014/2015   (and older)
Course tutor: PhDr. Dagmar Koudelková (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Jiří Tauber, Ph.D. (lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech
Town: Brno

Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 12/06/2019.

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