ECTS Catalogue

Basics of furniture design

Pedagogue: dr Arkadiusz Staniszewski

Field Description
type of classes Design studio;
course language Polish;
method of learning outcomes verification

Realisation of passing work: preparing a project and presentation (verbal)


subject description

Cognitive aim: (expected results in knowledge domain)

- student gets to know issues from creating modern forms of furniture design field

instructive aim: (expected results in skills domain)

- student notices basic elements of furniture design language and is able to use it by words, drawings and formatting

practical aim (expected social abilities)

- student knows how to grade basic dependencies of functions, forms and used materials in contemporary furniture design


short subject description lack of data
form of classes

lecture with multimedia presentation, designing classes, group consultations, problem discussion



subject area coverage


Winter term:

1.stocktaking of furniture in real scale from model – study of workshop drawing of outdoor furniture in forest space - prototyping


Summer term:

1. design of furniture tabular construction in public space

2. continuation of the design task from the former semester



evaluation form credit with grading;


- C. Mętrak, Meblarstwo - podstawy konstrukcji i projektowania, Warszawa 1987

- W. Prządka, Technologia meblarstwa, Warszawa 1986

- J. Smardzewski, Projektowanie mebli, Poznań 2008

oraz czasopisma branżowe i strony www


placement/internships (connected with field of study/subject area), artistic plein-airs

nie dotyczy

entry requirements
formal requirements

- basics and methodology if designing spatial structures

- materials sience

- basics of construction


preliminary assumptions

- basics of knowledge about design methods

- basics of knowledge about materials

- basics of knowledge about construction rules


learning outcomes
social competences

PK-K03 Has the capability to obtain and collect the necessary information and to interpret it in a purposeful way

PK-K08 Is open to accept external critical assessment of his/her creative work


PK _K02, A1_K02 PK _K04, A1_K03 PK _K08, A1_K04

PK-U03 Knows how to independently take and substantiate design decisions

PK-U07 Has the ability to co-ordinate and analyse information from various fields for design purposes


PK PK _U04, A1_U17, PK PK _U05, A1_U21, PK PK _U09, A1_U19

PK-W06 student has general knowledge about realisation of design works and basic knowledge about realisation of design works in selected fields of designing arts\

PK-W08 has an elementary knowledge concerning building structures and understands the consequence of using structural components


PK _W09, A1_W10, PK _W22, A1_W15, PK _W23, A1_W11, A1_W12,

Studies List

studies status Time<br>[h] ECTS form credit
Cultural Spaces Architecture s.6 (en)d 45 6 Exercises 45h
Exercises [Z st.]

Semester 2018/19-SS (Z-winter,L-summer)
Course code: #35.9439