Design Informed by Nature workshop was held on November 22nd and 23rd, 2012

A biomimicry workshop, namely `Design Informed by Nature` was held in METU Department of Industrial Design on November 22nd and 23rd. The participants had the opportunity to learn and apply the approach on how to design by taking forms, processes, systems and strategies from nature as models. In the workshop, [...]


Seminar: Prof. Pete Avondoglio

Our departments guest Prof. Pete Avondoglio gave a seminar, namely "People Centered Design At Umea Institute of Design", on  November 26th, 2012 in Kubbealtı. Prof. Avondoglio was graduated from Cornel University School of Architecture, and was recently retired from Umea Institute of Design. After teaching in different schools, like Royal Academy of Architecture and Aarhus [...]


Research Seminar: Electric Turkish Coffee Makers, Design and Everyday Nationalism – Harun Kaygan

The first research seminar of this semester, "Electric Turkish Coffee Makers, Design and Everyday Nationalism", will be delivered by Harun Kaygan on 14th November, 2012, between 12.30 - 13.30 in Kubbealtı at METU Faculty of Architecture. Abstract: Industrial design practice and institutions have contributed to the production and normalisation of nations [...]


Seminar: Prof. Paolo Volente / Politecnico di Milano

Prof. Paolo Volonte from Politecnico di Milano gave a seminar titled "Milanese Fashion Designers" on May 10th, 2012 - 16.00h-17.00h in Kubbealtı and another seminar titled "The Biography of Objects" on May 11th, 2012 - 13.00h-14.00h, in R28 of Faculty of Architecture.


Light Through Culture: Interactive Installation, METU Faculty of Architecture Exhibition Hall, April 11-18, 2012

Results of international workshop conducted in METU Department of Industrial Design in collaboration with Technical University Eindhoven and Sint Lucas Brussels University were exhibited between April 11-18, 2012 at METU Faculty of Architecture.


Seminar: Why The World Needs You – Johanna Kint and Cindy Van Den Bremen

JOHANNA KINT, from Technical University Eindhoven and Sint Lukas Brussels, and CINDY VAN DEN BREMEN, from Technical University Eindhoven, gave a seminar entitled “WHY THE WORLD NEEDS YOU” on April 13, 2012 at METU Faculty of Architecture.


Embedding Design in Life: Industrial Design Meeting at Cermodern

“Embedding Design in Life” symposium was organized on March 31th, 2012 at Cermodern as a result of the collaboration between METU Department of Industrial Design and the Embassy of Finland. During the symposium, the moderator of which was Assist. Prof. Dr. Fatma Korkut, the head of the METU Department of [...]


Ayşe Birsel: “Loving Design” Seminar

Industrial Designer AYŞE BİRSEL From Birsel + Seck New York gace a seminar entitled "LOVING DESIGN" on Friday May 27th 2011 at METU Faculty of Architecture.