DMA 104 - Design Futures / Spring 2013




Desma 104 Spring 2013

Thursdays 9-11:50am
Broad 1250
Professor Peter Lunenfeld
Design | Media Arts Department

Office: 4252 Broad Art Center

E-mail: lunenfeld +

Personal Website:

Office Hours Thurs. 12:00-1:00

TA -Chris Reilly
E-mail: chrisreilly +
Office Hours: Fri 12-1 Untitled Cafe



Lecture, three hours; outside study, 12 hours. Preparation: completion of preparation for major courses. Open to nonmajors with consent of instructor. Critical examination of design practice and theory of 20th and 21st centuries, incorporating historical as well as speculative methodologies. Consideration of how various design practices and techniques related to each other across cultures and media, with strong emphasis on communication design. P/NP or letter grading.