DES-625 Visual Perception
After an introduction to the physiological and historical perspectives of visual perception, the course develops a conceptual awareness of the organization and perception of two- and three-dimensional design through selected readings. Symbols, archetypes and the creative process of problem solving are explored as aids in approaching practical and relevant design problems. Technological advances of computer graphics are explored as issues affecting perception. The course includes readings, presentations, discussions, papers and visiting lecturers.