HP 491 — Home Products Design and Development Process

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

An overview of the design and development process of products for the home is provided. Such principles of design as composition, color, shape, form, and structure are introduced. Differences between the design of products and the product development process in the home furnishings industry are emphasized. Teamwork and presentation skills are implemented as students develop a product line.
Prerequisite(s): HP 314 and HP 315
Co-requisite(s): HP 421.