2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 20, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

ARTS 3317 - Design History Seminar


The main theories and ideas of the most influential thinkers and designers of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries will be covered in this interdisciplinary seminar course. The course will familiarize the student with historical and stylistic periods in the history of design in the Western and non-Western world. The relationship between the designer and the object of design, and how the relationship may have evolved within different industries and media over time will be covered. This course examines the appearance of design objects in an historical setting and the variety of perspectives in the design history discipline. 3 credits.