Unit 1 Design Fundamentals

Module 1: Design Fundamentals Specific Curriculum Outcomes

Students will be expected to:

1.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the elements and principles of design

1.2 Render forms through drawing and other ways of representing

1.3 Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between form and function of objects


1.4 Apply their understanding of a range of issues, and their cultural/historical contexts, in making design decisions

1.5 Demonstrate and understanding of applications for a range of materials, treatments, and finishes

1.6 Apply understanding of the design process in planning and evaluating a design

1.7 Apply design strategies to plan, communicate, inquire, and make decisions

1.8 Describe and apply their understanding of the relationship between design and the environment

1.1 Intro to 2D shapes.mp4

1.1 Intro to 2D Shapes

1.2 Design exploration with sketching.mp4

1.2 Design exploration with sketching

1.3 Introduction to 3D Forms

1.3 Introduction to 3D forms.mp4

1.4 3D exploration with organic forms

2.1 Grids and axes.mp4

2.1 Grids & Axes

2.2 Symmetry.mp4

2.2 Symmetry

2.3 Hierarchy and juxtaposition.mp4

2.3 Hierarchy & juxtaposition

2.4 Rhythm and repetition.mp4

2.4 Rhythm and repetition

2.5 Golden section.mp4

2.5 Golden section

2.6 Defining space.mp4

2.6 Defining space

3.1 Celebrate color!.mp4

3.1 Celebrate colour!

3.2 Color and contrast.mp4

3.2 Colour & contrast

3.3 Texture and pattern.mp4

3.3 Texture & pattern

3.4 Transparency.mp4

3.4 Transparency

4.1 Minimalism = Less is more.mp4

4.1 Minimalism

4.2 Retro. Its back!.mp4

4.2 Retro

4.3 Iconography. Can you picture it.mp4

4.3 Iconography

4.4 Humor Thats funny.mp4

4.4 Humour