University-level design education involves two great responsibilities. The first is to structure an effective learning process to educate tomorrow's designers. The second is contributing to the knowledge the field through basic, applied, and clinical research. Design is a broad field of making and planning disciplines. These include industrial design, graphic design, textile design, furniture design, information design, process design, product design, interface design, transportation design, systems design, urban design, design leadership and design management and well as architecture, engineering, information technology, and computer science.
Cumulus working papers Tallinn / Yrjo Sotamaa, Eija Salmi and Jaana Lantto (eds.), pp. 40-46
University of Art and Design Helsinki
Copyright © 2003 University of Art and Design Helsinki and Ken Friedman. The published version is reproduced with the permission of the publisher.
This chapter appears as part of the Cumulus working papers series G, Cumulus working papers Talinn.