NYU Steinhardt

The Cultural Analysis of Design

  • Course Number: MCC-GE 2143
  • Hours: 40
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This class introduces design as an intersection of practice, philosophy, aesthetics, politics, & material culture. In the course of bringing students into the contemporary conversation that organizes design discourse increasingly in terms of “interaction” this class prepares students to conduct original project work on the history, culture, & aesthetics of contemporary material & visual culture at the scale of computers, media, architecture, & product.
  • Old Course Number: E58.2143