MassArt's Industrial Design program teaches students to solve design problems and redesign products to improve their usability. CE classes introduce students to the fundamentals of ID and design process.

The documentation and communication of ideas require fluency with symbolic and illustrative methods; a language. This course develops and refines the basis of this language, the “alphabet and grammar” used to communicate the characteristic of objects and systems. Through the exploration of various media using architectural or industrial design contexts, … Read more

Start Date

01/23

Meeting Day

Thursday

End Date

05/07

Faculty

Ami Diner

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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This course focuses on introducing (industrial) designers to the basics of solid modeling. Aside from basic software familiarization, concepts for 2D and 3D visualization will be introduced. CAD modeling techniques, including surface modeling and plastic design best practices are highlighted with emphasis on the role CAD plays within the design … Read more

Start Date

01/27

Meeting Day

Monday

End Date

05/11

Faculty

TBA

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Students are introduced to the design process and problem solving techniques used in industrial design. We cover the tasks required for research, preliminary concept sketching, design refinement, presentation, and fabrication possibilities. Both media and drawing techniques and basic scale model making are addressed. No prerequisites. This course may transfer in … Read more

Start Date

01/28

Meeting Day

Tuesday

End Date

05/05

Faculty

Evan Hutker

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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