School of Engineering and Management

Industrial design

This course is part of the programme:
Master in Engineering and Management (Second Level)

Objectives and competences

Gaining basic knowledge, research work, product designing.

Prerequisites

None

Content (Syllabus outline)

  • Design Basics
  • ” Man is the Measure of All Things”
  • Meta Design
  • Design
  • Nature Design
  • Spiritual World
  • Designing with the Mind
  • Materials Research, Natural Materials
  • Cultural Heritage Research
  • History of Mankind
  • History of Art and Industrial Revolution
  • Psihology
  • Philosophy
  • Science and Technology
  • Meditation and Preparation
  • Graphical Design & Identity
  • Tehnical Drawings
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Modeling
  • Prototyping

Intended learning outcomes

Research project, term paper , prototype or designed product.

Readings

Kogoj, Oskar: Nature Design. – Padova: Interbooks, 1985

  • Kogoj, Oskar, Mazzariol, Giuseppe, Keller, Goroslav, Rener, Milko: Nature design. Padova: Interbooks, cop. 1985
  • Kogoj, Oskar, Gaon, Izzika: Nature design. – Jeruzalem: The Israel Museum, cop. 1990
  • Bogataj, Janez, Pukšič, Janez: Mojstrovine Slovenije: mednarodna razstava: katalog razstavljenih del. – Ljubljana: Rokus
  • Bogataj Janez, Pukšič Janez: Mojstrovine Slovenije: srečanja s sodobnimi rokodelci. – Ljubljana: Rokus, 1999
  • Kogoj Oskar, Bernik Stane, Slivnik, Franc Sušnik Janko Rakočevic, Milan Jesenik, Viktor Vrčon, Branko Debenjak, Doris Brecelj, Marijan: Plastični počivalniki: Inštitut Meblo = Rest-chairs of plastic materials: Institute Meblo. – Nova Gorica: Meblo, 1970

Assessment

  • mid-term exam, term paper, oral exam • finished practical work 100%

Lecturer's references

Oskar Kogoj

CURRICULUM VITAE:

Born 1942 in Mirnu near Gorica.

1966 diploma, Isituto Statale d’Arte, Scuola Ai Carmini, Benetke

1966 teaching assistant, Istituto Statale d’Arte, Benetke; svetovalec Baby Mark, Milan

1969 – 1971 designer, Meblo, Nova Gorica

1972 – 1975 assistant professor, head of the department for industrial design, Universita Internazionale di Venezia e Firenze

1971 freelance designer

2004 professor, University of Novi Gorici

He lives and works in Mirnu near Gorici.

PERSONAL AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS, PERMANENT COLLECTIONSSELECTION

1970 – Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb, Croatia.

1973 – Strögets Mödested Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1978 – Modern Art Museum – collection of toys (donation), New York, USA.

1979 – Congress Center – Industrial Design Exhibition, ICSID, Mexico City, Mexico.

1979 – Mediterranean Games of Split – MIS 79, Split, Croatia.

1987 – Vatican Museum – “Crux Passions et Spei Slovenorum – Tergesti mense, Maio 1987”, Vatican.

1990 – The Israel Museum, Jerusalem Palewsky Design Pavilion – “Oskar Kogoj Nature Design”, Jerusalem, Israel.

1991 – “World Design Exhibition – Nagoya ’89”, ICSID, Japan.

1992 – International Exhibition 18. Triennial Milan – “Life between Artefact and Nature, Design and Environmental Challenge”(Presentation of Slovenia), Milan, Italy.

1993 – Liberty Retail Regent Street – “Putting Slovenia on the Map”, London, Great Britain.

1993 – Sanatarium NEBUG, SMELT International – “Venetic Horse and Exhibition of Nature Design”, Sochi, Russia.

1995 – Palace of United Nations – “Venetic Horse”, “Don de la République de Slovénie à la République et Canton de Genève” – 50th Anniversary of United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.

1996 – Arboretum Kalmthout – “Nature Design”, Kalmthout, Belgium.

1999 – Caffé Florian – Nature Design 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Venice, Italy.

2003 – National and University Library of Slovenija – “Secrets”, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2008 – The Hague City Hall – “Secrets”, Hague, Netherlands.

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS AND MEMBERSHIPSSELECTION

1969 – Award “Red object – Oggetto rosso” on “Abitare” review and “Baby Mark”, Milan, Italy.

1971 – »Prešernov sklad« Award for Easy Chairs Collection »Gondola«, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

1979 – »Vladimir Nazor« Award for Designing the Mascot of Mediterranean Games – MIS, Split, Croatia.

1971, 1980, 1988, 1994 – Gold Medal – BIO

1994 – Knight of Order of St. Fortunat (Ordre de Saint Fortunat – honourable »dvanajstija« (twelve men) of the Republic of Slovenia).

1996 – Circolo Artistico Veneziano, n. 821.

University course code: 2GI024

Year of study: 1

Course principal:

Lecturer:

ECTS: 6

Workload:

  • Lectures: 22 hours
  • Seminar: 8 hours
  • Individual work: 105 hours

Course type: elective

Languages: slovene

Learning and teaching methods:
• lectures • visits of galleries, exhebitions, events • research work, practises • designing and production (realisation) • term paper • presentation of work