Mission of the Department
Bahçeşehir University Faculty of Architecture and Design, Department of Industrial Design aims to raise the professionals using technology to contribute to the development of society, who consider well-being and benefit of human kind and environment with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) declared by United Nations, having a global perspective in problem solving while respecting local values, cultural differences, individual and social rights and universal design principles by using and developing leading educational methodologies with interdisciplinary and innovative initiatives.
DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN PROGRAM OUTCOMES
Having the theoretical and practical knowledge proficiency in the discipline of industrial product design
Applying professional knowledge to the fields of product, service and experience design development
Understanding, using, interpreting and evaluating the design concepts, knowledge and language
Knowing the research methods in the discipline of industrial product design, collecting information with these methods, interpreting and applying the collected knowledge
Identifying the problems of industrial product design, evaluating the conditions and requirements of problems, producing proposals of solutions to them
Developing the solutions with the consideration of social, cultural, environmental, economic and humanistic values; being sensitive to personal differences and ability levels
Using the computer aided information and communication technologies for the expression of industrial product design solutions and applications
Having the ability of communicating the knowledge about design concepts and solutions through written, oral and visual methods
To identify and apply the relation among material, form giving, detailing, maintenance and manufacturing methods of design solutions
Having the knowledge and methods in disciplines like management, engineering, psychology, ergonomics, visual communication which support the solutions of industrial product design; having the ability of searching, acquiring and using the knowledge that belong these disciplines when necessary.
Using a foreign language to command the jargon of industrial product design and communicate with the colleagues from different cultures
Following and evaluating the new topics and trends that industrial product design needs to integrate according to technological and scientific developments
DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
Industrial Design is a strategic problem solving process that drives the innovative design, business success, better living conditions with innovative products, systems, services and experiences.
The application areas of industrial designers comprises various industries like product design, system design, service design and experience design. The topics that include product design are like furniture, transportation design, packaging, electronic devices, electrical tools, medical devices, investment products, house and office equipment, exhibition stands, lighting instruments, play and toys, products for babies and children, personal care products, sport equipment, jewellary design and etc. System Design includes systems combining products and services, combining products, product life-cycle design, visual identity design for product series, retail design, visual design for exhibition, museum and other events. Service Design includes the topics like application of products and systems into services, design of service process, mapping for customer experience, design of service presentation.
Experince Design includes user interface design, user experience design and interaction design. Industrial designers can work in all private companies and social institutions as well as the design consultancy firm of their own related to these areas in application, research and development, audit and controllership, consultancy, expertise and education.
The candidates who are prone to the profession are expected to have abilities of critical thinking and perception, analyzing, restructuring, building empathy, thinking in third dimension and in process.
Prof. Dr. Elçin TEZEL
Head of Department of Industrial Design