Course syllabus ANT1 - Creativity Studio of Furnitures I (FFWT - SS 2019/2020)

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Course code: ANT1
Course title in language of instruction: Ateliér nábytkové tvorby I (modul D)
Course title in Czech: Creativity Studio of Furnitures I
Course title in English: Creativity Studio of Furnitures I
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 0/3/1 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester) (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: Ing. Milan Šimek, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
The goal of this course is teaching furniture creation with a focus on practical training - atelier work. Students are introduced to principles and methods of creative work in the form of lectures associated with specific examples of designers / architects. Emphasis is placed on understanding the factors of furniture design and their interaction - economics, construction, material and technology.
Course contents:
1.Furniture object 1 (allowance 0/0)
2.Furniture object 2 (allowance 0/0)
3.Non-furniture object or grafic exercise (allowance 0/0)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to comment on performance of others and to self-reflect
-Ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-Ability to solve problems
-Ability to work independently
-Basic computing skills
-Capacity to learn
-Professional knowledge
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Experience with furniture products designing
-Expirience with design presentation
-Master the basic relations: man-furniture-space
-Student knows how to apply furniture creation methods

Type of course unit: optional
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice22 h
     consultation18 h
     exhibition2 h
     studio critique6 h
     exam script2 h
     preparation for regular assessment8 h
     preparation of presentation22 h
     elaboration and execution of projects4 h
Total84 h
Assessment methods:
Attandance evaluation in ateliers - seminars (min.80%).
Consultation of chosen subject/product, including research (min. 8 hours).
Product portfolio of present semester and its defence, including poster presentation of format B1 (in printed and electronic version).
All the above are the requirements for passing.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQStoletí designu: Průkopníci designu 20.stoletíPrahaSlovart199980-7209-142-5
RQŠIMONÍKOVÁ, J.Nábytek z Bystřice pod HostýnemBystřice pod HostýnemTON s.p.1992
RQHAUFFE, T.DesignBrnoComputer Press200480-251-0284-X
RQKANICKÁ, L.Design nábytku v současném světěBrnoERA 2007978-80-7366-107-6
RQŽIŽKOVÁ, L.Design ve Finsku II APrahaÚBOK1986
RQBYARS, M.50 Chairs: Innovations in Design and Materialscran-Prés-CelignyRotoVision19992-88046-264-9
RQBYARS, M.50 Tables: Innovations in Design and MaterialsCrans-Prés-CélignyRotoVision19992-88046-311-4
RQDLABAL, S.Nábytek, člověk, bydleníPrahaÚstav bytové a oděvní kultury1976
RQDLABAL, S.Nábytkové uměníPraha200080-7169-655-2
RQLE CORBUSIER, Za novou architekturuPrahaPetr Rezek200580-86027-23-6


Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 11/20/2019.

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