INTRODUCTION

COURSE ADE435 ART AND DESIGN


This course investigates various aspects underlying art and design through the components of art disciplines – art history, aesthetic, and art production and art criticism. It is divided into three parts. The first part is a brief exposure to art elements and design principles. The second part is the responsive component to artworks that encourages students to talk and participate in class discussion about artworks. The third part deals with the basic understanding of three-dimensional design through a new approach to design and creative visualization. It helps students to address key design question with flexibility and imagination by equipping them with a vital repertoire of design paradigm: basic conceptual and visual ideas that can be applied to all types of design problem.