Radical Design Course @ Sciences Po

Class description on Sciences Po website: http://formation.sciences-po.fr/enseignement/2019/obus/3080

Since 2018, we give a class for international students at Sciences Po about Radical Design and the history of product design, ranging from arts and crafts, early modernism, american and european modernism, radical movements in the 60’s, postmodern and contemporary design.

The last classes focus on Design Thinking, Experience Design, Interaction Design and the more experimental aspects of the design practice such as Interrogative Design, Design Fiction and Speculative design.

A mix of theory and practice, this course requires the students to create concepts through collages, idea development and conceptual sketching. They have to demonstrate their capacity to understand what compose an epoch and a style by reframing design classic in their own language and create imaginary worlds and objects.