Project Schedule “Imagination” 2021/22

We are going to meet twice a week, Monday and Wednesday in X 1.031.
Thinkshop: Monday 9:00 – 12:15 X 1.031
Workshop: Wednesday 9:00 – 12:15 X 1.031

Week 0: 4.10. – 8.10.

  • Monday: 4.10. Project introduction
  • Wednesday: 6.10. Definitive list of participants

Part 1: Inspiration: “Visual Thinking”

Week 1: 11.10. – 15.10.

  • Monday: 11.10. Thinkshop
    • Conversation: “Your interests and goals”
    • Lecture 1: “What is an image?”
    • Lecture 2: “What we are going to make and how”
    • Short Project 1: What is this?
  • Wednesday: 13.10. Workshop
    • Lecture: “What is the essence?”
    • Exercise: How to draw the essence
    • Tutorial: 3D modelling with Blender

Week 2: 18.10. – 22.10.

  • Monday: 18.10. Thinkshop
    • Lecture 1: “Images between language and reality”
    • Lecture 2: “Data Visualisation 1”
    • Short Project 2: How much is this?
    • Exercise: How to show numbers
  • Wednesday: 20.10. Workshop
    • Lecture/Tutorial: “Data Visualisation 2”
    • Exercise: How to parse data

Week 3: 25.10. – 29.10.

  • Monday: 25.10. Thinkshop
    • Lecture 1: “Showing by moving”
    • Lecture 2: “How to design an animation”
    • Short Project 3: How does this change?
    • Exercise: How to draw a storyboard
  • Wednesday: 27.10. Workshop
    • Lecture: “Creative speed”
    • Exercise: How to make a stop motion animation
    • Tutorial: Animation with Blender

Week 4: 1.11. – 5.11.

  • Monday: 1.11. Public Holiday — no class
  • Wednesday: 3.11. Workshop
    • Tutorial: 3D printing
    • Exercise: How to make a 3D print
    • Short Project 4: How does this feel?
    • Step 1: What is the topic of your free project?

Part 2: Free Project “Imagination”

Week 5: 8.11. – 12.11. – Define

  • Monday: 8.11. Thinkshop
    • Lecture: “Practical tips for your project”
    • Critique: Your topic
  • Wednesday: 10.11. Workshop
    • Lecture: “Design Process: How to make great stuff”
    • Exercise: Define your project
    • Step 2: Come up with 3 ideas!

Week 6: 15.11. – 19.11. – Ideate

  • Monday: 15.11. Thinkshop
    • Critique: 3 ideas
    • Step 3: Focus on 1 idea!
  • Wednesday: 17.11. Workshop
    • Ideation

Week 7: 22.11. – 26.11. – Develop

  • Monday: 22.11. Thinkshop
    • Critique: 1 final idea
    • Step 4: Finalise your concept!
  • Wednesday: 14.11. Workshop
    • Exercise: How to write a concept

Week 8: 29.11. – 3.12. – Prototype

  • Monday: 29.11. Thinkshop
    • Critique: Final concept
    • Step 5: Build a prototype!
  • Wednesday: 1.12. Workshop
    • Lecture: “How and why we make prototypes”
    • Exercise: Prototyping

Week 9: 6.12. – 10.12. – Prototype

  • Monday: 6.12. Thinkshop
    • Critique: Prototype
  • Wednesday: 8.12. Workshop

Week 10: 13.12. – 17.12.

  • Monday: 13.12. Thinkshop
    • Critique
  • Wednesday: 15.12. Workshop

Week 11: 20.12. – 24.12.

  • Monday: 20.12. Thinkshop
    • Critique
  • Wednesday: 22.12. Workshop

Part 3: Publication

Week 12: 10.1. – 14.1.

  • Monday: 10.1. Thinkshop
    • Critique
    • Lecture: “Design Writing”
  • Wednesday: 12.1. Workshop

Week 13: 17.1. – 21.1.

  • Monday: 17.1. Thinkshop
    • Critique
    • Lecture: “Publishing on Social Media”
  • Wednesday: 19.1. Workshop

Week 14: 24.1. – 28.1.

  • Monday: 24.1. Final Presentation