TPD4111 - Aesthetics 1: Composition and Space


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
work 100/100 1 semesters KALKULATOR

Course content

The course aims to introduce and develop candidates' knowledge and skills in applied aesthetics in the design profession. Introduction to basic esthetics, basic morphology and introduction to basic color theory.

Learning outcome

The candidate will receive training, insight, experience and knowledge in basic visual composition.

The candidate will be through practical exercises to gain experience and knowledge in basic composition.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises and group tutorials.

Further on evaluation

The evaluation is based on 6 exercises/projects.

For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Industrial Design Engineering (MTDESIG)

Required previous knowledge

The course is reserved for student at Master in Industrial design

Course materials

Elements of design and the structure of visual relationships (Rowena Reed Kostellow)
Three-dimensional visual analysis, Cheryl Akner-Koler (Konstfak)
Fargelære, Urban Willumsen
Fargenes samspill Josef Albers

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 8
No.of specialization hours: 2

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Aesthetic Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Design



Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD work 100/100 KALKULATOR
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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