PID-132 Design studio (3.1)

The Faculty of Interior Architecture / Product Design
3rd Year, sem 1, 2023-2024 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 1C+9P | ECTS Credits: 7
Course Leaders: Livia Rus
conf.arh. Dan Vucicovici
Teaching Staff:
asist.arh. Cristina Iliescu, asist.arh. Bogdan Radu
Learning outcomes:
knowledge and operation with specific design drawings, product photography, and analysis of a product
„A chair is the first thing you need when you don't really need anything. As such, it is a peculiarly compelling sym- bol of civilization.” Caplan (1982)

FIRST PHASE: measurements and graphic representation of an existing wooden armchair
SECOND PHASE: interpretation and innovation of the armchair that was studied
Teaching Method:
Case-study presentations, discussions
formative assessments during the project; final evaluation of the project's requested elements and presentation
-Mel BYARS –The Design Encyclopedia, Laurence King Publishing Londra și Museum of Modern Art New York, 2004 (prima ediție 1994)
-Kenneth FRAMPTON –Modern Architecture: A Critical History, Thames and Hudson, Londra, editia a treia 1992 (prima ediție 1980)
-Renato De FUSCO –Storia del Design, Editori Laterza, Roma-Bari, 1993
-Nina KOTZEL –Design, the Groundbreaking Moments, Prestel Munich, 2013

-furniture companies: Cappellini, Cassina, Zanotta, Vitra, Artek, Fritz Hansen, Herman Miller, Knoll etc.