Industrial Design: An Unlimited Discipline to Discover Yourself

This week ID121 History of Industrial Design  hosts Industrial Designer Ecem Kumbasar from TED University to present “Industrial Design: An Unlimited Discipline to Discover Yourself.” The presentation will happen on Wednesday, the 27th of October, in Yüksel Proje Amphi A3 and broadcast online via Zoom. We invite everyone interested to [...]


ID415 UX for Special User Groups Course Invitation

The ID415 UX for Special User Groups Course is offered as an elective course this semestre at METU, Department of Industrial Design. If you want to participate in the course, please apply no later than the 12th of October, 2021, at 16.00. The seats of the course are limited to [...]


Congratulations to “METU Graduate Awards” Winners!

At the 2019-20 academic year METU Graduate Awards, our PhD graduate, Nur Nagihan Tuna Çengel, won the Thesis and Publication Award within the category of "Thesis Awards Contributing to Society and Education" with her doctoral thesis titled "An Ideation Method in Design for IoT: Creating Object Personas Via Sensor Data" [...]


Individual Young Entrepreneur Success!

We wholeheartedly congratulate Cansu Çetin, who has been awarded grant support in TUBITAK 1512 Individual Young Initiative Program (BİGG) with her design project titled "Smart Insulin Treatment in Children with Type 1 Diabetes", which she carried out as part of her 2019-20 Spring semester Graduation Projects course in our department. [...]


A Seminar by Stuart Walker: The Third Exit

Prof. Dr. Stuart Walker, Chair of Design for Sustainability and Co-Director of the ImaginationLancaster Research Lab, which he co-founded at Lancaster University, will be giving an online seminar titled “The Third Exit.” The Seminar will be on Friday, 28 May 2021, 12:30 - 13:30, and we’d like to invite everyone [...]


Workshop: Design for User Intentions

  Dilruba Oğur Aydın, our Ph.D. candidate and research assistant at METU Department of Industrial Design, facilitated a whole-day generative design research workshop by incorporating the “Design for User Intentions” co-design method with the third-year industrial design students on Thursday, 6 May May 2021, within the context of our ID [...]