The notion of design is very broad. Design refers to defining the particularities of a certain object or concept, shape, size, colour, environment, costs, functionalities, utility, constraints, etc. Design sets out to describe a certain product in a very detailed, understandable and practical manner. Design is often the step before execution and serves as base for the actual creation of the product in question.
The designer is the person performing the action of design and can be subordinate to several, very different fields of activity such as: Fashion Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Web Design, Game Design, Interactional Design, Service Design, Product Design or Process Design. The use and attributes of Design as profession are becoming more and more diversified and are nowadays present in many different business sectors, from architecture and civil engineering, to organizational and human behaviour, making the designer a vital, integrated part of any modern enterprise. Thus the study of design becomes also much more complex, encompassing diverse methods and approaches and shaping the designer generation of the years to come.
Humanities Master Studies in Audiovisual Media Arts is one of the most innovative and rigorous multidisciplinary training in Latvia. It is rooted in the best traditions of Auteur Cinema and expanded across various specialties: filmmaking, directing of photography, animation, video and CG generated graphics, interactive 2D and 3D production, and game development.
The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Connecticut offers an M.A. in Art History. This program is distinguished by a strong commitment to interdisciplinarity, and by a vibrant scholarly community whose research interests span the cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, and the Pacific.
The lifeblood of an organization is Information Technology; it is a key business driver. This certificate examines the principles, practices, and methodologies of object-oriented analysis and design (OOAD), object-oriented programming (OOP), and object-oriented application delivery. It also assesses enterprise software development methodologies and appraises the principles of multidimensional databases for data warehousing and business intelligence.
The Luxury Interior Designer is the creative mind who is responsible for designing the interior spaces of a myriad of different environments: prestigious boutiques, select clubs, exclusive resorts, private residences or luxury yachts.
Meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising future developments in design and manufacture is a complex challenge for product designers across the globe.
The MA/MSc Interactive Product Futures is a creative, project-based course that focuses on the practical and theoretical study of product design and its relationship to interaction design. It encourages students to experiment with objects/scenarios/services and their integration with technologies in the context of transition from desktop toward ubiquitous computing, physical computing, tangible interfaces and full body interaction.
The eight months long course aims to deepen the main aspects that the professional will face during his work experience. Particularly the master intends to give: a multidisciplinary approach to the project's theme, in connection with the ability of looking at the Environment through different points of view; the rules of architectural composition and its different project stages; a deep knowledge of the botanic world related from time to time to the specificity of the project: Species Recognition, Choose methods of the essences; the ability to control the levels of sustainability of the project (environmental, social and economic); the Garden and Landscape History Theory in order to understand and use the references for a "contemporary project"; the principal techniques of project presentation and communication of it to the clients; the knowledge of the technical aspects of the projects (irrigators, outdoor lighting, design, street furniture) and normative (architectural features, light pollution, roof garden
The Master of Science Innovation, Creation & Entrepreneurship is made for tomorrow's managers willing to work in several fields of expertise in a cross cultural environment.
This MSc/PgDip/PgCert are offered with four named pathways. During the first and second years of the course, students undertake a number of generic, compulsory classes. In addition, each named pathway has a number of compulsory classes and optional classes. The themes of the courses are broadly in line with those of the one-year MSc programmes.
MA Graphic Design is a Masters award within the MA Art and Design programme at the School of Creative Arts. Within the programme there is strong emphasis on professional practice and the real-world applications of art and design. You will develop key research skills and gain a good understanding of the work of other practitioners in your field.
This course is the last stage of the formal education required to register as an architect in the UK. It focuses on the legal, procedural, professional and managerial competencies needed to engage in architectural practice as an independent and reflective practitioner.
This Master’s Degree is intended for students and post-graduate students who are highly motivated by design related to social trends, such as the improvement of mobility, the rational use of energy, new ways of transportation and innovative cities.