4.657 Design: The History of Making Things


Class Info

Examines themes in the history of design, with emphasis on Euro-American theory and practice in their global contexts. Addresses the historical design of communications, objects, and environments as meaningful processes of decision-making, adaptation, and innovation. Critically assesses the dynamic interaction of design with politics, economics, technology, and culture in the past and at present. Limited to 36.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.657 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A. This class counts as a CI-H.

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