News & Events

Zati Erbaş guides second years in biomimicry field trip

Second year students of our deparment conducted a field trip in METU forests, under the guidance of artist and trekker Zati Erbaş for their projects in ID 201 class. The students will be designing chocolate packaging, using biomimicry techniques to get inspiration from seed pods, found in nature.

2018-10-17T15:06:28+00:0017.10.2018|Event|

The Global Studio 2018: Local Mobilities

The Global Studio is a cross-institutional design course that aims to provide students with skills for working in cross-cultural and geographically distributed work groups. In the course, teams of students in different universities are paired to work together on design projects to act as clients and designers for one another. [...]

2018-10-09T15:47:04+00:0009.10.2018|Announcement, Event|

Dr. Orhan Irmak: Global Experience in Packaging Design

Dr. Orhan Irmak will be giving a seminar titled: "Global Experience in Packaging Design" as part of ID 403 Collaborative Design Seminars. The seminar will take place at Kubbealtı on October 10th Wednesday, 14:00. We would be happy to see all of you who are interested at the seminar.

2018-10-02T12:52:18+00:0002.10.2018|Seminar|

ID 304 Interactive Multimedia Design II Students Projects Reel

Student projects from spring semester, 2018! In this semester, we worked on industrial product presentations using new technologies. Starting from pen and paper, we generated interactive presentations using video and touch screens. We tested the working interfaces and mechanical parts of our products using virtual and augmented reality. We gained [...]

2018-09-25T08:24:31+00:0025.09.2018|Video|

UTAK 2018 is concluded

The third of our National Design Research Conference (UTAK) had been concluded. The conference took place in METU Culture and Convention Center between 12 and 14 September, 2018. We would like to thank all our participants and stakeholders for making this great conference happen, once again. See Conferences page for [...]

2018-09-26T14:36:47+00:0022.09.2018|Announcement, Event|

STS Turkey 2018 is concluded

STS Turkey Conference, co-hosted by our department and METU Tekpol (Science and Technology Policy Studies) had been concluded. The conference took place in METU Culture and Convention Center between 10 and 11 September, 2018. Visit the conference website for more information: ststurkey.net/ststurkey2018-en

2018-09-26T14:49:39+00:0020.09.2018|Announcement, Event|

METU Alumni Day at our Department

On September 15th, 2018, our alumni celebrating their 10th, 20th and 30th years of graduation, received their medals with a high rate of participation.

2018-09-26T13:28:13+00:0020.09.2018|Event|

Let’s Design Together: Apply for ID 403 Collaborative Design

This semester in ID403 Collaborative Design course we collaborate with Department of Food Engineering and Orhan Irmak Design. We invite undergraduate and master's students from Departments of Industrial Design, Food Engineering and Business Administration to our course, in which we will focus on innovative package design for "food away from [...]

2018-09-25T08:15:30+00:0029.08.2018|Announcement|