Industrial Design Online Advanced Certificate Program 8 classes

$1,499.00

Description

Industrial design is the professional service of creating and developing concepts and specifications that optimize the function, value and appearance of products and systems for the mutual benefit of both user and manufacturer.[IDSA] The course provides fundamental knowledge to inform Industrial Design Practice. The course is targeted at those who may be working in the field of industrial design or design management or working with industrial designers but were not trained in the area of Industrial Design and wish to gain a broad foundation in this area. We do not cover hand skills such as drawing or CAD skills and modeling which  require a face-to-face instruction over several years to gain proficiency in these areas. The presenter has diverse global experience designing and managing Industrial Design for some of the world’s best-known brands working from design offices in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia and was Chair of the largest Industrial Design Program in North America. Our aim is to provide designers with relevant high quality continuing education directed towards the changing needs of working designers in industry in diverse fields of design and architecture taught by some of the most experienced and recognized designers and architects in the world.

 

Who should attend?
Designers, consultants. engineers, marketing professionals, project managers, team leaders. managers, executives, and students. Please note we do not provide courses for those preparing online course materials.

Class times
The times for the classes here are US Pacific Standard or West Coast time.
You can calculate your local time on the link below
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

Duration
Certificate course in Industrial Design consisting of 10 classes over 5 weeks.Class duration is 2.5 to 3 hours and each class includes an introduction, one short break, and lecture followed by review questions and exercises with instructor feedback. All classes have a live instructor.

Prerequisites
None

By the end of the course
Students will develop an awareness of Industrial Design practice and knowledge aimed to inform the Industrial Design process.

What you will get
You will receive a certificate for the course upon completion and requirements. Full payment must have been made and exercises completed prior to issuing a certificate. You will receive by mail copies of the books listed below for the program for which you register.

Included in registration Advanced Certificate Course
Design Thinking process and methods manual https://www.createspace.com/4127650
Interviews Observation and Focus Groups https://www.createspace.com/4280730
Mapping Methods https://www.createspace.com/4278160
50 Brainstorming Methods For team and individual ideation https://www.createspace.com/4120881
Design Research Methods 150 ways to inform design https://www.createspace.com/4126829

Where the class is held
All Classes are online. It may be possible to organize a special time if you have 14 or more students who wish to attend the class.

Course local times
All times quoted here are US Pacific Standard Time.
You can calculate your local time on the link below
http://localtimes.info/difference/

 

 

  • The times for course start dates below are our US Standard Pacific Time [California Time].If you are not in this time zone the class will start at your local time zone corresponding time. We offer several times below for different schedules and time zones. Use the "Time Conversion" link in the top menu to convert our time to your local time. The times below are the start time of the first class in each program series. The remaining classes will be held at the same time and day each week.

Prices listed are for a single attendee. 10% discount for 10 or more attendees. 20% discount for 20 or more attendees.

Description

Industrial design is the professional service of creating and developing concepts and specifications that optimize the function, value and appearance of products and systems for the mutual benefit of both user and manufacturer.[IDSA] The course provides fundamental knowledge to inform Industrial Design Practice. The course is targeted at those who may be working in the field of industrial design or design management or working with industrial designers but were not trained in the area of Industrial Design and wish to gain a broad foundation in this area. We do not cover hand skills such as drawing or CAD skills and modeling which  require a face-to-face instruction over several years to gain proficiency in these areas. The presenter has diverse global experience designing and managing Industrial Design for some of the world’s best-known brands working from design offices in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia and was Chair of the largest Industrial Design Program in North America. Our aim is to provide designers with relevant high quality continuing education directed towards the changing needs of working designers in industry in diverse fields of design and architecture taught by some of the most experienced and recognized designers and architects in the world.

 

Content

Week 1 Introduction to Industrial Design
Overview of Industrial Design.
What is Industrial Design?
What do Industrial Designers do?
Where do Industrial Designers work?
Identifying customer Needs
Trends in Industrial Design
Review

Week 2 History of Industrial Design
History of industrial design
from the origins of manufacturing through to the present
The Bauhaus
Arts and crafts movement
Art Nouveau
Deco and Streamline
Modernism
Mid-Century Modernism
Post-Modernism
Covers around 50 significant designers work

Week 3 Industrial Design Process
Briefing
Setting Goals
Identifying opportunities
Mapping Methods
Design Definition
Discovery Phase
Design Synthesis
Ideation Phase
Prototyping Phase
Execution Phase
Review

Week 4 Ideation Methods
Perspective drawing theory
Materials
Rendering
Prototyping methods
Low-fidelity prototyping
Foam models
Rapid Prototyping
Clay process
Review

Week 5 Manufacturing Processes & Materials
Discussion of around 50 processes including
Injection molding
Extrusion
Casting
Blow molding
Casting
Sand casting
Die casting
Vacuum forming
Pressure forming
RIM Molding
Fiberglass
Metal fabrication
Laser cutting
Water cutting
Repetition turning
Metals
Plastics
Wood
Rubber
Glass
Other Materials
Review

Week 6 Business Practices
Design Marketing
Design briefs
Writing proposals
Negotiating
Types of contracts and methods of payment
Project plans and estimating
Time sheets
Work Change orders
Non-disclosure agreements
Invoicing
Review

Week 7 Designing for People & Designing with Color
What are Human Factors?
Human Factors and Design
Anthropometric
Workplace design
Seating
Workstations
Hands and Handles
Machine interfaces
Human diversity
Introduction to color with overview
Color theory
The color wheel
Meaning and Emotion
Color systems
Color blindness
Choosing a color palette
Rules for working with color
Color application in Industrial Design
Color and culture
Color and branding
Using color with fonts
Review

Week 8 Design Research
Introduction and overview
Research Methods
Interviewing methods
Observation methods
Ethnographic methods
Review

 

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Information

Who should attend?
Designers, consultants. engineers, marketing professionals, project managers, team leaders. managers, executives, and students. Please note we do not provide courses for those preparing online course materials.

Class times
The times for the classes here are US Pacific Standard or West Coast time.
You can calculate your local time on the link below
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

Duration
Certificate course in Industrial Design consisting of 10 classes over 5 weeks.Class duration is 2.5 to 3 hours and each class includes an introduction, one short break, and lecture followed by review questions and exercises with instructor feedback. All classes have a live instructor.

Prerequisites
None

By the end of the course
Students will develop an awareness of Industrial Design practice and knowledge aimed to inform the Industrial Design process.

What you will get
You will receive a certificate for the course upon completion and requirements. Full payment must have been made and exercises completed prior to issuing a certificate. You will receive by mail copies of the books listed below for the program for which you register.

Included in registration Advanced Certificate Course
Design Thinking process and methods manual https://www.createspace.com/4127650
Interviews Observation and Focus Groups https://www.createspace.com/4280730
Mapping Methods https://www.createspace.com/4278160
50 Brainstorming Methods For team and individual ideation https://www.createspace.com/4120881
Design Research Methods 150 ways to inform design https://www.createspace.com/4126829

Where the class is held
All Classes are online. It may be possible to organize a special time if you have 14 or more students who wish to attend the class.

Course local times
All times quoted here are US Pacific Standard Time.
You can calculate your local time on the link below
http://localtimes.info/difference/

About the instructor

Rob Curedale was born in Australia and worked as a Design Researcher, Design Director, Design Educator and Designer in London, Sydney, Vevey, Switzerland, Portugal, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Hong Kong, China and Detroit. Curedale has designed furniture, medical, technology and consumer products in global markets including Europe, Australia, Asia and North America.

Rob’s past positions include Senior Producer at frog responsible for proposal writing, client liaison and business project management, North American Design Manager at Haworth, the second largest furniture manufacturer in the World and Chair of Product Design at the College for Creative studies in Detroit, then the largest Product Design teaching department in North America.

Rob has lectured and taught widely internationally, including at Yale, Pepperdine MBA Innovation Program, Loyola Business Management Program, Art Center Pasadena, Cranbrook, Pratt, Art Center Europe; a faculty member at SCA and UTS Sydney; as Chair of Product Design and Chair of Furniture Design at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Art Institute California, Hollywood Campus, Cal State San Jose, Escola De Artes e Design in Oporto Portugal, Instituto De Artes Visuals, Design e Marketing, Lisbon, Southern Yangtze University, Jiao Tong University in Shanghai and Nanjing Arts Institute in China.

Clients include:  HP, Philips, GEC, Nokia, Sun, Apple, Canon, Motorola, Nissan, Audi VW, Disney, RTKL, Government of the United Arab Emirates, British and Australian military, Steelcase, Hon, Castelli, Hamilton Medical, Zyliss, Belkin, Gensler, Haworth, Honeywell, NEC, Hoover, Packard Bell, Dell, Black & Decker, Coleman and Harmon Kardon.

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