Images above from project “Form & Fire” – Fire Extinguishers by Russell Andrews (left) and Josh Newby (right), 2012
This studio course introduces students to the functional and expressive meaning of product form through creative exploration and decision-making in design. Functional product attributes include those that guide intuitive, safe, and comfortable use; expressive attributes include aesthetic, cultural, and contextual variables. Students are exposed to various methods of conceptual sketching, prototyping, and documentation to realize and communicate ideas in a process that anticipates the human interpretation and response to design in context.
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