Undergraduate Course: Design Collaboration 1 (DESI07009)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course encourages students to consider different approaches to knowledge and enquiry as they look at issues affecting the world in which we live. It is designed to help students develop a deeper critical understanding of their chosen area of study by setting the subject in a wider context.
1. to introduce students to an issue-based approach to creative and
2. to provide the students with the opportunity to reflect on their
discipline within a wider context.
3. to encourage interdisciplinary collaborative activity and debate.
Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- ANALYSE: demonstrate the ability to examine an issue from a number of viewpoints in a collaborative context.
- REFLECT: demonstrate the ability to reflect on their discipline within a wider context.
- COMMUNICATE: communicate proposals, concepts and responses orally, visually and in writing, using a variety of appropriate methods and forums.
|Reading List |
- Wells, P. The Fundamentals of Animation. AVA Publishing (2006)
- Williams, R. The Animator's Survival Kit. Revised Edition, Faber & Faber (2009)
- Borrelli, L. Fashion Illustration by Fashion Designers. Hames & Hudson (2008)
- Jones, T. & Rushton, S. Fashion Now 2 : I-D Selects 160 of its Favourite Fashion Designers from Around the World. Taschen (2008)
Film & TV
- MacDonald, K. & Cousins, M. Imagining Reality. (Faber 1998)
- Mackendrick, A. On Filmmaking. Faber & Faber (2004)
- Glaser, M. Graphic Design. London : Secker & Warburg (1973)
- Chwast, S. The Push Pin Graphic : A Quarter Century of Innovative Design and Illustration. San Francisco : Chronicle Books (2004)
- Alan Fletcher (2001) ┐The Art of Looking Sideways┐. Phaidon Press
- Baden-Powell, C. Architect's Pocket Book. Architectural Press, 2nd ed. (2006)
- Ching, F. D.K. Architectural Graphics. John Wiley & Sons, 5th ed. (2009)
Jewellery & Silversmithing
- McCreight, T. Complete Metalsmith : an illustrated handbook. Davis Publications (1982)
- Simblet, S. The Drawing Book. London, DK (2005)
- Burnett, K. Collaborators. The Society of British Theatre Designers (2007)
- Landis, D. N. Costume Design (Screencraft series). Rotovison (2003)
- Lefteri, C. Materials for Design. Laurence King (2014)
- Bielefeld, B. Basics Technical Drawing. Birkhauser Verlag (2006)
- Mellor S. & Elffers J. Textile Designs. New edition, Thames & Hudson (2002)
The above are key texts that are essential for you to be familiar with during this course. You should also be extending this diet of reading by following your own reading stemming from these key texts that support your own idiosyncratic path of work.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Jonathan Murray
|Course secretary||Ms Jane Thomson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5713