Modern Designer: Tim Cook

Timothy Donald Cook aka Tim Cook is a creative genius whom I follow and admire. He may not be a conventional designer of products but as a visionary in technology and an operation and manufacturing problem solver, a “Designer” tag on him can be justified. As per the biography of Tim cook: The genius who…
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Zotero Library Access

Here’s how to get access to our Zotero online library. Zotero is a citation management tool like Endnote, Mendeley, Bibme, Citation Machine, etc. . Here I’ll describe how to get access to our group library “AesDes” where you can find references for the readings for our class as well as other texts, papers and websites…
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Schedule 2021 Spring

2021 This will get more filled in and adjusted as time goes on. It’s still hard to predict how fast we’ll be going. Week Monday Wednesday Friday 1 Jan 11, no class No class We’ll meet over Zoom from 11:30 to 12:20 MST. Link is in Canvas and Slack. Topics: Welcome, syllabus, first assignments (copyright,…
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Initial Assignments 2021

Start a design notebook. Carry it with you always. Continually doodle in it, sketch details of design that catch your eye, practice shading and rendering etc. Read the syllabus. Really. Upload signed agreement (last page) in Canvas by midnight Wednesday January 20. Complete the AesDes Perception Survey by midnight Friday January 22! You will receive…
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If You Just Enrolled

Please read the syllabus and the initial assignments.  You can get caught up reading the lecture notes and/or watching the recordings of the lectures; these are linked on the schedule. Then send an email to Behruz, our TA, and ask him to set you up with Slack workspace access and a login to AesDes.org. Send…
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