Congratulations to our students, alumni and academic staff who were selected for Good Design, Superior Design and Conceptual Design Awards in Design Turkey 2018!
Every year, ETMK gives honorary awards to our most established peers, for their exceptional contributions to the state of industrial design. This year's honorary awards were presented before the Design Turkey Award Ceremony, on November 16th, 2018. Three of this year's ETMK Honorary Awards were presented to Ali Günöven, Assoc. [...]
Value Through Design "Value Through Design", presents a selection of graduation projects from our fourth year studio, conducted in 2018. Graduation projects, completed with the cooperation of advisor firms, generate knowledge from real user needs, that can provide increased functionality, usability, attractiveness and better user experiences through products and [...]
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. [...]
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.
Our department is once again, ranked the 5th best design school in Americas & Europe by 2018 Red Dot Design Rankings. We would like to congratulate our students, graduates and stakeholders for taking part in this success.
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 [...]
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