The aim of the course is to give the student the opportunity to:
- acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of the interaction between product and production design
- Under realistic forms, gain insight into how design and material choices affect production.
- apply theory, knowledge and methods from previous courses.
The course focuses on the interaction between product and production design, how material choices and designs affect production methods. The course teaches a way of working in which market research, product development and development of the manufacturing process takes place in parallel. The course is a project course where the student, based on a mission description, is to develop / improve a product based on a user perspective in terms of design, ergonomics and manufacturing.