TPD4112 - Aesthetics 2: Composition and Rhythm


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100 1 semesters

Course content

The course aims to develop candidates' knowledge and skills in applied aesthetics in the design profession. Introduction to advanced composition and advanced morphology.

Learning outcome


The candidate should be trained, insight, experience and knowledge in the advanced visual composition.

Skills: The candidate should be through practical exercises to gain experience and knowledge in the advanced visual composition.

Learning methods and activities

Practical project-based exercises

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. Re-take of an examination can be done in the following semester.

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

TPD4111 Aesthetics 1: Composition. The course is reserved for students in the 5- year Master Program Industrial Design

Course materials

Form & Formlessness, Cheryl Akner-Koler Elements of design and the structure of visual relationships (Rowena Reed Kostellow)

Three-dimensional visual analysis, Cheryl Akner-Koler (Konstfak).

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

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 Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Work 100/100
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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