ECTS syllabus Syllabus Timetable
Course syllabus SNA - Stylish Furniture (FFWT - SS 2019/2020)
|Course title in language of instruction:||Stylový nábytek|
|Course title in Czech:||Stylish Furniture|
|Course title in English:||Stylish Furniture|
|Mode of completion and number of credits:||Exam (4 credits)|
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
|Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:||full-time, 2/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)|
part-time, 10/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
|Language of instruction:||Czech|
|Level of course:||bachelor|
|Name of lecturer:||doc. Ing. arch. Ludvika Kanická, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)|
|Prerequisites:||Design, History and Trends|
|Aims of the course:|
|Lectures are aimed on furniture development from ancient era to beginning of 20th century. Ancient era and medieval era are presented mostly generally, higher attention is applied to historical eras of renaisssance, baroque, rococo and klassicism. The change of furniture in each style period are percieved in connection with social live and architecture, which effected furniture accidence the whole centuries.
Explanation furniture history is based on clarification typological changes: in the medieval era is trendsettin piece chest, in renaissance era is the developlment demonstrated on examples chest a first types of box furniture - cabinet and cupboard, in baroque era is shown on examples of secretaire, cabinet or commode. In later eras end of 18th and 19th century is attention focussedon change in sitting furniture.
In separate chapter are reminded the beginnings of industrial furniture production in connection with personality of Michael Thonet and his factories for production bended furniture in Moravia territory.
Special attention is devote to brak of 19th and 20th century, signification english movement Arts and Crafts and Vienesse secession decorative style and the role of architects in position of furniture designer. The accent is given also on influence of czech cubism in world context and the moving in furniture design in context of introduction of steel tube into furniture mass-production.
In each style perion are emphasized typological, shape, material differences distinguished furniture in separate european countries and technological differences, incorporation of the mobiliary into interior, the impression of leading creators on general development are hihglighted.
The aim is to influence creative thinking of students in the way, that will purposefully become conscious dependence between "furniture style" and social (spciologic) both technological situation in the period, when the "style" was risen.
The aim is also to introduce students to historical facts of furniture development as an possible inspiration for contemporary work.
|Learning outcomes and competences:|
|Type of course unit:||required|
|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):|
|Written work, presentation contemporary furniture object inspired by style period, verbal examination: 3 of 100 questions, 60% answers are sufficient|
Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 11/20/2019.