DO IT YOURSELF: A METHODOLOGICAL STUDY IN FURNITURE DESIGN


Bezci İ.

3rd International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts, SGEM 2016, Albena, Bulgaria, 24 - 30 August 2016, pp.313-323 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Albena
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Page Numbers: pp.313-323

Abstract

Design needs different methods in order to provide motion. Various methods are being tested in interior design, as in every discipline that involves the design activity. In this way; new relationships arise among products, processes, the user and the designer. In this study, "Do It Yourself" method, with a methodological study undertaken in the course of "Furniture Design II" in Anadolu University Faculty of Architecture and Design by Ass. Prof. Mehmet Ali Altm, has been addressed empirically. Scope of the study includes a furniture design process by the students in one academic term based on practice with "Do It Yourself - DIY" theme base containing production prototype. In "Do It Yourself DIY" theme, it is essential to document the reply of a product designed or renewed in different scales to the question "How is it made?" as written, drawn, video, sound recording and the like. In the study carried out in this context, the results of the method revealed in terms of designed products, process, users and designers were explained.