Oneyear Product Design.

The Basic Course is taught following a single theme approach with cycles of lessons on theory integrated with workshop exercises and subjects. In this way students acquire the solid cultural, methodological and operative foundations necessary for following a Master’s course in Industrial Design e Interior Design;

Classes

Sketching

Free hand drawing is the first technique to represent ideas. The aim of this course is enabling students to finalize thier creativity in order to communicate in a clear and fast way with all the professionals involved in the design process. Particular attention will be devoted to the analysis and application of the fundamental rules for free hand drawing: perspective, proportions, colouring techniques basics.
The course teaches the basic techniques to draw free hand, introducing particularly useful details in order to help communicate designs well. Each class will be articulated in three main moments:
- assessment of the tasks developed independently over the week
- introduction to new topics through the use of demos, case studies and exercises to carry out during the class
- explanations of new tasks to deliver for the next class
Content of the course as follows:
- basic rules and tools
- hand-eye coordination
- basic geometric shapes
- axonometry and representation of solids
- shadowing techniques to improve the tridimensional effect of an object
- rilief from a photographic image of an object
- intuitive perspective: basic rules, usage
- composition of solids
- cuts and sections
- copy from life
- rendering techniques using Letraset paper, coloured pencils, markers, chalks
- artistic vs geometric representation
- shadow theory
- human body and objects
- fast drawing techniques


Teachers

Claudio Fassini


The Basic Course is taught following a single theme approach with cycles of lessons on theory integrated with workshop exercises and subjects. In this way students acquire the solid cultural, methodological and operative foundations necessary for following a Master’s course in Industrial Design, Interior Design and Car and Transportation Design.