Visual Communication and Interpretation II, 6 credits (TCM006)

Visuell kommunikation och gestaltning II, 6 hp

Main field of study

Furniture Conservation Cabinetmaking Furniture Design Upholstery

Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Susanna Nygren

Director of studies or equivalent

Ulf Brunne
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6KMOD Bachelor's Programme in Furniture Design 3 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 Swedish o
6KMOS Bachelor's Programme in Furniture Carpentry 3 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 Swedish o
6KMOT Bachelor's Programme in Furniture Upholstery 3 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 Swedish o

Main field of study

Furniture Conservation, Cabinetmaking, Furniture Design, Upholstery

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G2X

Course offered for

  • Bachelor's Programme in Furniture Design
  • Bachelor's Programme in Furniture Carpentry
  • Bachelor's Programme in Furniture Upholstery

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Intended learning outcomes

To give the student the opportunity to further deepening and reflection on, and the application of, various visualization techniques to express their artistic ideas, issues and expressions.
After completing the course the student should be able to:

  • apply a number of visual elements and linguistic concepts (proportion, balance, direction, visual rhythm / movement, volume / surface area, light / dark and materiality) as analytical tools in a design process
  • apply these image elements and linguistic concepts and their interaction in order to discuss problems and formulate a more complex spatial design on a flat surface
  • outline how visual communication and design is reflected in art history, different directions, "isms," from the late 1800s to post-modernism and contemporary art
  • manage a number of tools in his / her exhibition work such as lighting, modeling and message handling
  • create a photographic artwork based on independent studio work
After completing the course the student should has gained insights in:
  • various respects, and ways of artistic perception and see the outside world, its forms and phenomena
  • how the two-or three-dimensional shape expression is affected by how the image linguistic elements applied, singly and together
  • basics of lighting, exposure and metering of Photography
  • different types of cameras, lenses and films and their various uses how people in different times embodied experiences of themselves in relation to the environment and contemporary

Course content

Studies with live studio model. Freehand drawing. Design Exercises in three-dimensional shape. Photo imaging and preparation. Lighting. Exposure and metering. Producing exhibitions.

Teaching and working methods

Lectures, Seminars, Laboratory work, Group and individual instruction, Dialogue as a pedagogical method. Project work and oral presentation.

Examination

UPG4AssignmentU, G1.5 credits
UPG3AssignmentU, G1.5 credits
UPG2AssignmentU, G1.5 credits
UPG1AssignmentU, G1.5 credits
Grades are givens as ’Fail’ or ’Pass’.

Grades

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Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Ulf Brunne

Examiner

Susanna Nygren

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 112 h

Course literature

Alton, Peder (1981). Ismer och konstriktningar. Stockholm: Utbildningsradion
Klint, Peter, Rudolfsson, Leif & Larsen, Jan-Herman (1993). Ritteknik för möbelindustrin. Stockholm: Trätek
Melin, Björn (1979). Teckna och måla modell. Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand
Alton, Peder (1981). Ismer och konstriktningar. Stockholm: Utbildningsradion <br>Klint, Peter, Rudolfsson, Leif & Larsen, Jan-Herman (1993). Ritteknik för möbelindustrin. Stockholm: Trätek <br>Melin, Björn (1979). Teckna och måla modell. Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand
UPG4 Assignment U, G 1.5 credits
UPG3 Assignment U, G 1.5 credits
UPG2 Assignment U, G 1.5 credits
UPG1 Assignment U, G 1.5 credits
Grades are givens as ’Fail’ or ’Pass’.

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