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ART 113 - History of Modern Design

Survey of modern design examines changing developments in graphics, industrial design, architecture and decorative arts from 1851 to the present.  Beginning with The Exhibition of Art and Industry in London and concluding with postmodernism, mass culture and the role consumption plays in design will be explored.  The course focuses on design as a creative activity influenced by technology, economics and social history. 


Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Identify exemplars of Art Nouveau, German Bauhaus, Russian Constructivism, Art Deco, Swiss Movement, Modernism (or Modern Movement sometimes known as New York school) and Post-Modernism.
  2. Describe the impact that technological, political, economical, social and cultural influences had on the development of designs.
  3. Explain the relationship between design, mass-consumption, production, and marketing.

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