Alan Pipes: Drawing for Designers, 2007
Betty Edwards: Luovan piirtämisen opas - Käytä oikeaa aivopuoliskoasi, 2004 / Drawing on the right side of the brain, 1999
Josef Albers: Värien vuorovaikutus / Interaction of colors, 1975
Harald Arnkil: Värit havaintojen maailmassa, 2008 / Colors in the visual world, 2013
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Simon Seivewright: Research and Design, 2007
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Seppo Rihlama: Valaistus ja värit sisustussuunittelussa, 2000
Learning by doing
Assessment: Quality of assignments, active participation and responsibility
Late returned assignments and absences lower your grade.
29.08.2022 - 16.12.2022
02.05.2022 - 04.09.2022
5 - 30
Engineering and Business
Senior Lecturer Mervi Vuolas, M.A.
Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering
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1 ects = 27 h - 8 ects = 216 h working of student which includes supervised and independent work.
Guidance 4 h / week.
The student understands the importance of visual thinking and communication in design.
- The student is able to observe, use and evaluate shapes, colors, lighting and their relationships.
- The student is able to utilize hand-drawing methods in documenting observations and as a means of communication
Content: Basics of information design
- Observation and hand drawing, Croquis
- Interaction of Colors, Gestalt Laws
- Moodboard working and presentation of concepts
- Data visualization
The tasks have not been done at all or have not been done in an acceptable way.
The tasks have been done, but they have shortcomings.
The tasks have been done carefully and the participation has been active and the work responsible.
The assignments have been done very carefully and the participation has been very constructive. The student has taken a strong responsibility for their learning.