Event

Learn X Design 2019 was hosted by METU Industrial Design Department

The fifth annual DRS Pedagogy SIG Learn X Design conference, Insider Knowledge, was held between July 9-12 at Middle East Technical University. The conference hosted 150 delegates from 81 institutions in 31 countries, highlighting the continued interest in design education research around the world. In all, 87 papers and 6 workshops [...]

2019-08-19T15:53:54+03:0019.08.2019|Event|

24. ETAK Meeting was hosted by our department

Our department hosted the 24th meeting of Industrial Design Departments Academic Council (ETAK) as it celebrates its 50th and 40th anniversaries. 40 delegates from 24 institutions joined around the theme: “institutional improvement”. Delegates discussed quality assurance and accreditation issues and at the end of the meeting, the student delegation [...]

2019-05-15T15:52:29+03:0015.05.2019|Event|

Beholding Coexistence: A workshop by Prof. Jasjit Singh

Apply Now Beholding Coexistence:  - a workshop in exploring its visual essence and understanding the intangible interdependence   Coexistence as the word suggests is a result of a combination of at least two or several distinct as well as similar elements, which can be arranged in physical, [...]

2019-02-26T08:12:16+03:0025.02.2019|Event|

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+03:0017.10.2018|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+03:0009.10.2018|Announcement, Event|

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+03:0022.09.2018|Announcement, Event|