Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
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Students are encouraged to develop a greater understanding of furniture design and methods of production. Topics cover aspects of ergonomics, production processes in a variety of materials and the aesthetic aspects of furniture. Further sophistication in the demands of users. Furniture as components of exterior environments, and larger modules such as office spatial requirements. Studio project work is undertaken involving the development of furniture designs to meet particular technical and cultural requirements.
On successful completion of this unit, students will have an understanding of:
Minor project: 20%; Major project: 80%
12 hours per week including, 4 taught hours plus 8 hours of independent study.
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