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Industrial Design Courses

Industrial Design 3.1

Course No. IND 435B  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Dennis Futo
Prerequisite(s) Industrial Design 2.2

This course focuses on the semester-long thesis project. Individuals will define the project theme and work with faculty to identify key problems and opportunities. In-depth research will inform concept develop, ultimately resulting in a refined solutions that considers functional needs, aesthetics and manufacturing. Additionally, individuals are expected to create compelling visual, verbal and written presentations that create context for the project and effectively communicate the validity of the project and outcomes. In order to gain exposure in the design community, individuals will be required to submit their final design to a design competition. Formal reviews will be balanced against weekly one-on-one studio discussion. (prerequisite: Industrial Design 2.2). Offered senior fall.

Industrial Design 3.1

Course No. IND 435C  Credits: 3.0
Prerequisite(s) Industrial Design 2.2

This course focuses on the semester-long thesis project. Individuals will define the project theme and work with faculty to identify key problems and opportunities. In-depth research will inform concept develop, ultimately resulting in a refined solutions that considers functional needs, aesthetics and manufacturing. Additionally, individuals are expected to create compelling visual, verbal and written presentations that create context for the project and effectively communicate the validity of the project and outcomes. In order to gain exposure in the design community, individuals will be required to submit their final design to a design competition. Formal reviews will be balanced against weekly one-on-one studio discussion (prerequisite: Industrial Design 2.2). Offered senior fall.

2004 grad opens motorcycle showroom, repair shop in trendy Cleveland neighborhood

2004 grad opens motorcycle showroom, repair shop in trendy Cleveland neighborhood

Scott Colosimo '04, the CIA Industrial Design grad who's established his own motorcycle company, Cleveland CycleWerks, has taken the first step toward moving production of his bikes to Cleveland.

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Haishan Deng

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Haishan Deng comes to CIA from the School of Industrial Design at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA) in Chi...more

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