Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

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History of Design 1 - Summer

IDDL FFA BUT DEDE1-L Acad. year 2018/2019 Summer semester 3 credits

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The history of graphic and industrial design and their formation after the World War II. The prototype of designer activities in traditional disciplines of handmade work and applied arts. The birth of the designer´s profession in the first period of the industrial revolution and its further transformations.

Guarantor

Jakubíček Vít, Mgr. (FFA BUT)

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Examination (written+oral)

Time span

26 hrs lectures

Assessment points

100 exam

Lecturer

Jakubíček Vít, Mgr. (FFA BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

The history of graphic and industrial design and their formation after the World War II.

Learning objectives

To obtain historic-theoretical background which can be used during the solution of practical tasks.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

For this course, a non-compulsory prerequisity is a successful passing of the course "IDDZ - History of Design 1 - Winter".

Study literature

  • Kolesár, Z.: Kapitoly z dejín designu I a II (in Slovak)
  • Meggs, P.B.: A History of Graphic Design
  • Sparke, P.: Století designu (in Czech)

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Typographic experiments from the 19th century to the World War I (Mallarmé, Apollinaire, futurism, dadaism).
  2. Czech cubism in applied arts.
  3. Bauhaus (1)
  4. Bauhaus (2).
  5. Russian avant-garde.
  6. Modernism in Holland.
  7. Modernism in the Czech lands and Central Europe.
  8. Art Deco (1).
  9. Art Deco (2).
  10. Design in the US between two world wars (1).
  11. Design in the US between two world wars (2).
  12. Final recapitulation.

Controlled instruction

Lectures are optional.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 1st year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, any year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 1st year of study, Elective
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