Design History I

3.00 crs.

This introductory course will discuss design history from the beginning of written communication through the industrial revolution and WWI. Although the focus will be on the study of visual communications in their historical contexts, the course will also include architecture, industrial, and environmental design. Design discourse will be introduced through historical writings and critical analysis. Students will also participate in discussion by writing critical texts that respond to course material.

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