Dec Arts Seminar: Topics is Nordic Design-Copenhagen and Stockholm

Parsons School of Design: Art/Design Hist & Theory

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Degree Students

Dec Arts Sem: Scandinavia

Summer 2019

Taught By: Sarah Lichtman

Section: A

CRN: 1739

Credits: 3

This course examines the predominant themes and concepts of Scandinavian design and culture from the 17th to the 21st centuries, focusing on built environments and the elements they contain, including furniture, interiors, landscape design, textiles, ceramics, metalwork, industrial design, glass, graphic design, and more. The course is set in Stockholm and Copenhagen, capitals that share a long tradition of and commitment to decorative arts and design. Coursework includes in-depth study of works by noted Swedish and Danish architects and designers Gunnar Asplund, Estrid Ericson, Josef Frank, Arne Jacobson, Finn Juhl, Stig Lindberg, and Hans Wegner, among others. Students engage in dialogues about curatorial practice and visit sites and collections in and around Stockholm and Copenhagen such as the Nordiska museet and the newly reopened National Museum, as well as the Design Museum Denmark. Students will also visit historic homes and other sites, both historic and contemporary, and engage with local scholars, designers, and design professionals, enhancing their experience of design in situ.--

Open to: university graduate degree candidates and undergraduate seniors by permission of the School of Art and Design History and Theory.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art/Design Hist & Theory (PGHT)

Campus: Off-Campus (OC)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:21am 8/18/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Times: 9:00am - 3:50pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 6/24/2019 - 7/5/2019