Bachelor of Product Design

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Overview

Designing a product with great aesthetics, functionality, manufacturability, and thus delivering the right value and immersive experience to the end-user is the job of an industrial/product designer.

Bachelor of Design ( B. Des) in Product Design course is evolved along with experts from industry & academia. Similar to other premier Product Design Institutes in India, the Product Design program at MIT AoE School of Design will make the learners professionally equipped to lead in the industries.  

This Product Design Programs offer the learners to understand the various approaches, processes, and systems to address human needs by creating tangible products. In the various courses that the learners pursue, the emphasis is on learning-by-doing and following a comprehensive process of designing, producing, and marketing products, systems, and services. The courses covered in the Program make the students understand concepts like design ethnography, design research, Ergonomics, Design Process, Strength of Materials, History of Design, Green Design, sustainable design, and System Design. The course promises to emphasize holistic learning.

Product design courses in India have opened up a variety of career options. The products, systems, and services created are to be used in homes, workplaces, institutions, places of leisure, and outdoor spaces for the public. Business segments like healthcare, digital products, appliances, specific engineering products, a product that assists in improving the quality of life & sustainable products offer broad avenues to designers.

COURSE STRUCTURE

  1. Overview of design
  2. Design drawings 1: freehand drawing
  3. Fundamentals of design 1: Colours
  4. Fundamentals of design 2: Geometry
  5. Fundamentals of design 3: Materials
  6. Fundamentals of design 1: form, space & structure
  7. Digital methods 1: introduction to digital methods
  8. Interdesign studies 1: rural environment exposure
  1. Overview of design
  2. Design drawings 2: freehand & analytical drawing
  3. Fundamentals of design 5: Colours II
  4. Fundamentals of design 6: Solid Geometry
  5. Fundamentals of design 7: three dimensionalities of form, space & structure
  6. Fundamentals of design 8: materials
  7. Digital methods 2: Advance images processing & vector graphic applications
  8. Design process: problem solving methods
  9. Inter design studies 2: Urban environment exposure
  1. Design drawings
  2. Form studies
  3. Basic photography
  4. Basic Typography
  5. Digital studies (CAD)
  6. Introduction to Ergonomics
  7. Materials & Processes
  8. Research methods
  9. Design Project -Simple product design
  1. Design drawings-rendering techniques
  2. Technology- Workshop skills & working model making
  3. Form studies- form transition
  4. Technology- advance manufacturing processes
  5. IDS- everyday science & creative intervention
  6. Design project 2- Human-product interface
  7. Digital methods – Advance CAD
  1. Basic mechanisms, strengths of materials & Structures
  2. Project: Techno0aesthetics detailing
  3. History of Industrial Design
  4. Project Design for special needs
  5. Colours, materials, finishes & trends
  6. Digital methods: CAD/CAM
  7. Digital renderings: Wacom
  8. Interdesign studies: Travel
  1. Prototyping Electrical/ digital technology
  2. Product Semantics
  3. Project: Technically complex product
  4. Open elective
  5. Packaging design- with graphic design
  6. Interdesign studies: Appropriate economics
  7. Design & Business
  8. Digital methods: CAD/CAM
  1. Project: nature inspired design
  2. Design Ethnography
  3. Project: Story telling & product design
  4. Green Design: Attitude to sustainability
  5. Project: System design
  1. Industrial internship
  2. Graduation project