Upholstery III, 15 credits

Möbeltapetsering III, 15 hp

TCM058

The course is disused.

Main field of study

Upholstery

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Anna Karoliina Priha

Director of studies or equivalent

Alessandra Di Pisa

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 96 h
Recommended self-study hours: 304 h
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6KMOT Upholstery - Malmstens, Bachelor's Programme 3 (Autumn 2019) 1, 2 -, - Swedish Stockholm C

Main field of study

Upholstery

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G2X

Course offered for

  • Bachelor's Programme in Upholstery

Intended learning outcomes

To provide students with knowledge and insight into the relationship between craft technology, production techniques and artistic design. Having the ability and skill to investigate and prepare the manufacture of a product, independently and in collaboration with other skills. To give students insight into the profession of industrial upholstery with a special focus on foam.
After completing the course the student should:

  • select and argue for appropriate techniques for cutting and gluing foam from the requirements of form and function
  • explain and argue for appropriate textile materials and upholstery techniques to furniture upholstered with foam
  • produce chair after given guidelines.
After completing the course, students gained insights about:
  • the modern upholstery materials capabilities and limitations from a technical, functional and aesthetic point of view
  • Importance of upholstery work as a form of creative, artistic expression.
  • how an industrial upholstered furniture is constructed
  • ethical and ecological aspects regarding the choice of materials and techniques.

Course content

Material knowledge of wood constructions for upholstered furniture, industrial spring system, different types of foam and upholstery materials. Projects and assignments. Field trips relevant to the course.

Teaching and working methods

Lectures, lessons, technique exercises and field trips.

Examination

UPG2Written and oral examination3 creditsU, G
UPG1Exercises12 creditsU, 3, 4, 5

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Alessandra Di Pisa

Examiner

Anna Karoliina Priha

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 96 h
Recommended self-study hours: 304 h

Course literature

James, David (1999) Upholstery-A complete course.(Guild of Master craftsman Publications Ltd)
Stenberg, Bernt & Åkervall, Torsten (1988). Möbelstoppning som hantverk. Sveriges tapetseraremästares centralförening. (STC)
Code Name Scope Grading scale
UPG2 Written and oral examination 3 credits U, G
UPG1 Exercises 12 credits U, 3, 4, 5
James, David (1999) Upholstery-A complete course.(Guild of Master craftsman Publications Ltd) <br>Stenberg, Bernt & Åkervall, Torsten (1988). Möbelstoppning som hantverk. Sveriges tapetseraremästares centralförening. (STC)

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery

                            
2.3 System thinking

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork

                            
3.2 Communications

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management

                            
4.4 Designing

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects

                            

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