Information Design

Art Theory and Aesthetical Practice 2

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

Pop Art, crossing of boundaries in Op Art, Minimal Art, sculptural and expansive art; art of the 21st century and its aesthetical and conceptual attitudes; acquisition of design skills based on project-oriented tasks set;

Learning outcomes

Basics of Information Design

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Wibke Weber (ed.), Kompendium Informationsdesign, Berlin-Heidelberg 2008; P Mijksenaar P, Visual Function. An Introduction to Information Design, New York 1997; R Pettersson, Information Design. An introduction, Amsterdam Philadelphia 2002; T Rurik, M Burke, Gestaltung als Aufklärung, in: Meier C (Hrsg) Design Theorie. Beiträge zu einer Disziplin, Frankfurt am Main 2003, S 144–150.

Mode of delivery


Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam, work piece, active participation in class