4.041
Design Studio: Advanced Product Design

Prerequisites: 
4.031 or permission of instructor
Enrollment: 
Limited to 15
Required of: 
Design minor; BSAD restricted elective
Preference Given to: 
Course 4B major and Design minor

A product design studio focuses on the creation of everyday objects using new technologies and new materials. Students will develop products that address specific user needs,  propose novel design concepts, iteratively prototype, test functionality and ultimately exhibit their work in a retail context. Stemming from new research and technological developments around MIT, this class will try to materials and machine intelligence. Provides an in-depth exploration of the design and new manufacturing process of products, through narrative, form, function, esthetic, fabrication and their  relationship to customers.