Course code MākZ2034
Faculty Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 16 16 48
E-courses MākZ2034: Designing spatial objects I
Course annotation The aim of the course is to acquire the practical and theoretical knowledge for designing furniture:
To understand the preconditions of creating furniture as separate objects
To understand the role of placing furniture in the room

To understand the preconditions for preparing the furniture production

Results Having successfully mastered the course, students gain understanding on:
•The design of a particular piece of furniture in accordance with the working task;
•The placement of the furniture in the room in accordance with its functional and emotional features;
•Working out the documentation of the accepted furniture in a way understandable to the customer;
•Working with the customer – the exchange of the necessary information
•The role of proportions and scale in the furniture design process;
•The role of proportions and scale in placing the furniture in room;
•The role of the functional features of the furniture in designing;
•Correct selection of the material for the furniture and its coordination with the production possibilities;

•The designing peculiarities in commercial designing of furniture.

Course plan 1. Exchange of information for work with the customer . L2/S2
2. Scale and proportion in furniture design. L2/S2
3. Scale and proportion for placing furniture in the room. L2/S2
4. Functional features of furniture. L2/S2
5. Peculiarities of designing commercial furniture. L2/S2
6. Furniture materials and their production peculiarities. L2/S2
7. Preparing the furniture documentation for production. L2/S2

8. Summary of the themes. L2/S2

Requirements for obtaining credit points Practical work performance (8) -
indispensable (5%+5%+5%+5%+5%+5%+10%+10%)

Course Examination–written test (50%)

Study programmes Art