Duration: 4 years
Industrial Design is a strategic problem-solving process for designing innovative products, systems, services and experiences that open doors to innovative design, enable commercial success, and provide better living conditions.
The Department of Industrial Design focuses on an interdisciplinary approach to the design process by collaborating with the fields of materials and production methods, visual communication, engineering sciences and business management. During this process, students are expected to receive a wide range of training including user research, design methods, innovative idea development, prototyping and computer visualization, and design management.
What are the Application Areas of Industrial Design?
Application areas of industrial designers include product design, system design, service design and experience design. Titles related to product design, furniture, transportation vehicles, packaging, electronic products, electrical appliances, medical products, investment products, home and office supplies and accessories, display stands, lighting, games and toys, baby and children's products, personal care products. It covers a wide range of industries such as sports equipment, jewellery.
System Design covers topics such as systems that combine products and services, systems that combine products, product lifecycle design, visual identity design for product line, visual arrangement and design for retail, exhibitions, museums and events. Service design is the application of products and systems to services, service process design, customer experience mapping, service delivery design. Experience design, on the other hand, is defined as user interface design, user experience design, interaction design.
Where Can Industrial Designers Work?
Industrial Designers can take part in design, application, research and development, supervision and control, consultancy, expertise and training activities in all private and public institutions related to these application areas, as well as in consultancy firms they have established.
What are the Characteristics of Candidates Suitable for the Profession?
It is known that the skills of critical thinking and perception, analysis, restructuring, empathy, three-dimensional and process-oriented thinking are observed in candidates who are prone to the profession.