Morphologie des Design

Stefan Zinell
Design, Design Investigations
2022W, Vorlesung und Übungen (VU), 2.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S00468


This course is designed for first-year students of Industrial Design.

Basic questions about design and design studies will be explained to introduce students to relevant skills and terminology.

Practical questions about the beginning of the course will also be addressed.

The goal of the course is to explore the very different prerequisites of our first-year students in order to help the students with their future focus.

Examination Modalities

Attendance, interest and commitment will be used for assessment as well as a presentation which has to be given in the course.

The presentation topics will be assigned in the preliminary meeting.


If the Corona situation permits, the first meeting will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 13:30 in the Project Room, Design Investigations.

After that every Thursday at 13:30 in the project room DI.

An exception is the visit to the MAK, in this case we will meet at 13:20 at the ticket office of the museum! The date for this visit will be announced during the course.

However, if attendance restrictions are necessary, a zoom link will be sent out in due time.

Course Enrolment

Via online registration

TransArts - Transdisciplinary Arts (Bachelor): Artistic and art technology foundations: Artistic and art technology foundations 180/002.01

Industrial Design (1. Section): Art and Cultural Studies - Basics: Design Morphology 580/104.05

Co-registration: not possible

Attending individual courses: not possible