Greig Rasmussen

Full Lecturer, Faculty of Arts - Art & Design Dept

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Full Lecturer, Faculty of Arts - Art & Design Dept
Email
greigr@ualberta.ca

Courses

DES 138 - Design Fundamentals I

Studio-based introduction to the conceptual and practical concerns of the design disciplines. Two- and three-dimensional design related studies. Note: Restricted to BFA and BDes students.


DES 139 - Design Fundamentals II

Further study of the conceptual and practical concerns of the design disciplines. Two- and three-dimensional design-related studies. Note: Restricted to BFA and BDes students. Prerequisite: DES 138.


DES 483 - Seminar on Design Issues

Contemporary design issues in the fields of theory, criticism, history, professional practice and social concerns. Restricted to third-year Bachelor of Design students. Prerequisite(s): ART H 209 and/or consent of Department.


DES 500 - The Practice of Industrial Design I

Subject areas include design and culture; human factors; social, environmental and economic implications of design; appropriate technologies; production considerations processes; communication skills and collaborative dynamics; human factors; the psychology of design; material properties and applications for fabrication and production; market considerations. Projects are 2-D, 3-D and computer-based. Prerequisites: DES 401 and consent of Department. BDes Students must enroll in DES 501 in second term. Note: Not open to students with credit in DES 570.


DES 501 - The Practice of Industrial Design II

Subject areas include design and culture; human factors; social, environmental and economic implications of design; appropriate technologies; production considerations processes; communication skills and collaborative dynamics; human factors; the psychology of design; material properties and applications for fabrication and production; market considerations. Projects are 2-D, 3-D and computer-based. Prerequisites: DES 500 and consent of Department. Note: Not open to students with credit in DES 570.


DES 502 - Product Design Applications and Technologies

A studio-based course in which projects address the requirements of special user groups and specific markets with special consideration of the production capabilities of western Canada. Computer-aided design and manufacturing will be the focus of at least one project. Prerequisite: DES 402. Corequisite: DES 500 and consent of Department. Note: Not open to students with credit in DES 575.


DES 683 - Seminar on Contemporary Design Issues

Issues in the fields of theory, criticism, history, professional practice and social concerns. Restricted to Master of Design students. Prerequisite: Consent of Department.


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