85506 Design Differences: Intercultural Asia6cp
Requisite(s): 85502 Researching Design Histories AND 85503 Thinking Through Design
In this subject, students explore issues of intercultural communication and cross-cultural designing. The subject examines the differences in design cultures not only between the East and West, but between different east Asian countries, and within those countries as they negotiate post-colonialism or globalisation. Students learn about some of the design traditions and philosophies of particular North-East and South-East Asian countries. Through applied research toward interdisciplinary design projects, students also explore current design issues and trends, including the nature of professional practice in those countries.
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