Visual Communication and Interpretation I, 3 credits

Visuell kommunikation och gestaltning I, 3 hp

TCM059

Main field of study

Furniture Conservation Cabinetmaking Furniture Design Upholstery

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Susanna Salifou Nygren

Director of studies or equivalent

Ulf Brunne

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 32 h
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6KMOS Cabinetmaking - Malmstens, Bachelor's Programme 1 (Autumn 2018) 1, 2 -, - Swedish Stockholm C
6KMOD Furniture Design - Malmstens, Bachelor's Programme 1 (Autumn 2018) 1, 2 -, - Swedish Stockholm C
6KMOT Upholstery - Malmstens, Bachelor's Programme 1 (Autumn 2018) 1, 2 -, - Swedish Stockholm C

Main field of study

Furniture Conservation, Cabinetmaking, Furniture Design, Upholstery

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

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

Intended learning outcomes

To give the student an introduction and orientation to various visualization techniques in order to formulate and communicate 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
  • achieve a single-sided visual form to the final presentation of an integrated technical illustration
  • mastery of word processing in Illustrator
  • master image processing in Photoshop as a tool for drawing / painting, color mixing, scanning and photo montage of photographic material
  • master InDesign as a tool for graphic design
  • selecting and applying color in their presentations in a conscious manner based on different aspects (visual, spatial, aesthetic)
After completing the course the student should has gained insights in:
  • different tools to present projects at both the conceptual stage to the final account
  • how combinations, interaction and refinement of imagery elements and concepts (see above) represents the linguistic dimension of an image
  • theories of the subject color and the importance of the color optical, room creation and aesthetic effects

Course content

Studies with live studio model. Freehand drawing. Laboratory work with various digital techniques such as PhotoShop, Illustrator and InDesign. Color theory and painting with emphasis on the design of spatial concepts.

Teaching and working methods

Lectures, Seminars, Group and individual instruction, Independent work. Dialogue as a pedagogical method.

Examination

UPG2Assignment1.5 creditsU, G
UPG1Assignment1.5 creditsU, G
Grades are givens as ’Fail’ or ’Pass’.

Grades

Two grade scale, older version, U, G

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Ulf Brunne

Examiner

Susanna Salifou Nygren

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 32 h

Course literature

Books

  • Melin, Björn, (1979) Teckna och måla modell Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand
Code Name Scope Grading scale
UPG2 Assignment 1.5 credits U, G
UPG1 Assignment 1.5 credits U, G
Grades are givens as ’Fail’ or ’Pass’.

Books

Melin, Björn, (1979) Teckna och måla modell Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand

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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