|1||Jan 14 Syllabus,First assignments: Catme, blog, survey, then aesthetic, upcycle artifact||
Aesthetics Tour 1
|2||Jan 21 No class, MLK day||Aesthetics tour 2
Syllabus agreement due in class. AesDes Perception Survey due at midnight.
Blog post 1 due: Aesthetic Explorations
Aesthetics tour 3
|3||Jan 28 Design process, Design Loop graphics.
|Sketching: perspective and cubes. Teamwork.
Blog 2 due: Upcycle progress
|Meet your team
Upcycle update to team
Sketching, Aesthetics Game
| Guest Lecture: ?
Blog 3: Design Loop Reality
|Universal Principles of Design (UPD): Supernormal Stimuli|
Blog 4: Upcycle final report
|6||Feb 18 : Sketching and White Effects||20th Century Design Timeline 1 and sketching
Blog 5: Skill sets and personal aspirations
|Guest Lecture: Adam Agee|
|20th Century Design Timeline 2 and sketching
Blog 6: Main project inspirations
|March 3: 20th Century Design Timeline 3: Bauhaus and Beyond. And Sketching|
Timeline: Art Deco to Organic
|Timeline: Streamlining to Post Modern
and sketching. Ovals!
Blog: What are your top 5 constraints? Aesthetics should be one of them.
Design Review Presentations
|Design Review Presentations
Blog: Design Review Report; synthesize posts into summary document
|Design Review Presentations|
Aesthetics Game Redux: Engagement with Timeline
|UPD: Color physics and perception, White, Black and Red Effects
Blog: What are your current project aesthetics compared to 20th Century design movements? Also, cast your project into 3 other wildly different aesthetics; illustrate with annotated sketches at least.
|11||March 25 Break||Break||Break|
UPD: Anthropomorphic effects
|Geometric Aesthetics UPD: symmetry, thirds, Fibonacci, Golden Ratio
Blog: Construction timeline
Case Study: The Chair. Furniture timeline. The Eames Lounge chair
|Case Study: The Chair. The Eames lounge chair. The Ubiquitous Monoblock. Other current chair designs
Blog: Main Project Final Stretch Progress
|Current designers: Philippe Starck, Ross Lovegrove, Karim Rachid, Yves Behar, Martha Stewart, Horacio Pagani
Registration for Expo due?
Current designers: Steve Jobs and Jonny Ives
|Design award winners
|Project/ Team Time. Prof. H available for consultations.|
|15||April 22 Final Presentations to Pod, same pods as for design review. Post a video or link to video of your presentation attached to this week’s blog post.||Final Presentations to Pod
Blog: Final Project Report: What and How. Overall description and photos, then details of what you have made: CAD drawings, fabrication description, costs vs budget, etc.
|Final Presentations to Pod/ Party
ITLL Expo Saturday April 29
|16||April 29 Final Presentations to Pod, same pods as for design review. Post a video or link to video of your presentation attached to this week’s blog post.||Final Presentations to Pod
Blog: Final Project Report Continued: Why and What next? Reflection on the semester. Compare your original project intent to what you ended up with. How did the public react? What did you learn from your project, and from the class? What will you do next with the project? What do you wish you had done differently?
|Final Presentations to Pod/ Party|
|17||May 7 (Sunday) Critiques of final reports due|| Weds May 10
Final revisions due