Department of Industrial Product Design
Industrial Product Design program, especially the design of products planned to be mass produced in the industry; aims to train people who can do it in a convenient, ergonomic and economical way and who can plan the production methods and processes of the products. Graduates of this department; they can produce solutions to problems such as design, usability, ergonomics and determination of production method and they can ensure that this process is carried out successfully by interacting with different disciplines in the new product development process.
Industrial designer; develops designs to produce innovative, practical and productive items. It combines art and engineering to design products used in daily life. Industrial designers focus on user experience while creating style and functionality for a device. Not limited to the product; They can specialize in certain types of products such as hardware, motor vehicles, scientific instruments, industrial equipment, jewelery, household goods, toys, and produce optimum solutions to the needs of the market.
With the increasing competition in the globalizing world; It is becoming more and more important that the products produced have significant advantages in terms of both function and aesthetics compared to their competitors. In order for the products to have the desired properties and prevent their competitors, it has become inevitable for individuals who are specialized in industrial design to take an active role in the market.
Academic Achievements of Our Students
In the program, which will be focused on the development of students' ability to think and creativity in three dimensions; after the basic art and design education to be given, the studio lessons where the design process is learned by applying exactly are supported with technical knowledge and skills. In the education process supported by the equipped working environments and equipment required by the era such as model making workshop, photo workshop, 3D printer, students gain theoretical and practical knowledge and skills. During the project and new product development process, starting from the user and market research, the concept development and the production details are analyzed through these concepts, and every stage in the path to the product is learned by the students.
Working Areas of Graduates
Industrial Designers who graduating from the program can work as a designer in sectors such as electronics and communications, domestic consumption, furniture, white goods, jewelry, exhibition and display, lighting, packaging, transportation systems, urban and public space products, and the automotive industry, and in all sectors where mass production; can work as an industrial designer in the R&D departments of companies or public institutions; can work as project planners in project units in institutions and organizations in the private or public sector. As a freelance designer, they can offer consultancy services to companies. They can establish design consultancy companies that provide services on product development, brand development, communication design, user experience. They can develop product and service systems in their own design companies. They may also find the opportunity to work in interior design offices and decoration offices.
Today, with the increase in competition in parallel with the globalization process; It is becoming more and more important that the products produced have significant advantages in terms of both function and aesthetics compared to their competitors. In order for the products to have the desired properties and prevent their competitors, it has become inevitable for individuals who are specialized in industrial design to take an active role in the market. Therefore, the market's need for Industrial Designers is gradually increasing.