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 [...]
Results of the multi-day workshop had been presented in the workshop floor. We would like to thank all attendees and Prof. Jasjit Singh himself for the exciting workshop. [...]
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, [...]
In the first project of ID 202, section 2, students are designing memorial souvenirs for the 50/40 years of METU ID. Artepera, a sub-brand of Askon Metal Works is providing technical knowledge and production support for our students who are expected to design object from sheet metal for laser [...]
irtual Design/Global Studio of fall semester 2018-19, executed by our department with the collaboration of four design schools from Brazil, Italy and Japan, had been concluded with the final presentations. One of the final projects, a bike rack, is designed by our students for the team in Brazil's Federal [...]
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.
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. [...]
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 [...]
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
On September 15th, 2018, our alumni celebrating their 10th, 20th and 30th years of graduation, received their medals with a high rate of participation.