History of Design 1830 to Present: Presentation #2 Assignment: Art Nouveau Era Designers

This assignment was written by Jessica Ainsworth-Truong for use in post-secondary education.  This assignment is not to be used by others without written consent.

Objectives

  • To become aware of early European modernist designer, their style, objects, interiors, designers and historical and cultural settings
  • Explain an Art Nouveau Era designer through images
  • Analyze a specific designer’s pieces for principles and elements of design
  • Organize and present information in a group format

Assignment 

  1. Research your assigned designer.  Information to include, but is not limited to:
    1. Their interpretation of the style
    2. Their theory and approach to design
    3. The historical and cultural influences on their work
    4. Point out key motifs of their work and of the style

i.     Be sure to reference materials and manufacturing methods

    1. How they use the principles and elements of design
  1. Use at least 8 pieces by the designer to present the above information
  2. Work Cited – References are mandatory
  3. Organize into a 15 minute slide presentation to share with the class
    1. Please burn the presentation along with a document of your notes onto a CD
      • Label CD with name of presentation, group members, class and quarter
      • Include a bibliography as your last slide
    2. Be prepared to ask questions of the other presenters

Group assignments: 

  1. Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo
  2. Hector Guimard
  3. Koloman Moser
  4. Peter Behrens

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ID3420 History of Design 1830 to the Present

Presentation #2 Grade Sheet

Quality

Extent of research

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Description of Designer

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Characteristics of designer/style

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Cultural influences on designer/Style

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description of the Ps and Es

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Organization of presentation

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Visual Presentation

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Verbal Presentation

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