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Summer Design Primer 2016

Architecture - Industrial Design - Interior Design - Landscape Architecture - Visual Communication

The Design School in the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts offers a summer introductory course focused on the design disciplines of architecture, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture and visual communication design. The Summer Design Primer is designed to help you explore and succeed in your design education at Arizona State University. The course will introduce basic design skills such as: sketching, interpretation and visual organization of information, creative thinking, model construction, spatial thinking and adobe creative suite.

Dates: June 13 – July 15, 2016

Time: Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Friday, July 15, 2016 – Final exhibit of students

Location: The Design School on the ASU Tempe campus, 810 S. Forest Ave., Tempe, AZ 85287.
Design North Building

Faculty: Students will be provided dedicated design studio space where they can work closely with design faculty.

Tentative Schedule and Faculty Information:
Week 1 (June 13 - 17) Communication Design - Michelle Fehler, Michelle.Fehler@asu.edu
Week 2 (June 20 - 24) Industrial Design - Dosun Shin, Dosun.Shin@asu.edu
Week 3 (June 27 - July 1) Landscape Architecture - Paul Coseo, Paul.Coseo@asu.edu
Week 4 (July 5 - 8) Architecture - Philip Horton, Philip.Horton@asu.edu
Week 5 (July 11 - 15) Interior Design - Jose Bernardi, Jose.Bernardi@asu.edu

Housing: Limited housing is available for out-of-state students, who are 18 or older and students who are enrolled at ASU for the Fall 2016 semester. Please inform The Design School if housing is needed and our department will sign you up to stay with ASU’s Guest and Conference Housing to make your reservations. Deadline to register for conference housing is May 1, 2016.

Eligibility: Incoming Design Freshmen who are enrolled at Arizona State University for the fall 2016 semester. In addition, area high school students who have completed their junior year by July 2016 and will be high school seniors in August 2016.

Register: The deadline to register online for the Summer Design Primer is May 15, 2016.

Cost: $1,500 if paid on or before May 15, 2016 at 5 p.m.; $1,800 if paid between May 15 - June 10, 2016.
Cost includes: Classes and seminars; supplies and material; field trips; use of computer resources and library, the opportunity to interact with design professionals, design faculty and local design professionals; the opportunity to become familiar with the ASU campus and to meet other freshmen interested in design.