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HM1009 Industrial Design with Colour and Craft 7.5 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus HM1009 (Spring 2009–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • The Industrial Designer's work flow process from idea to finished product
  • The use of sketching techniques in the design process
  • The making of simple models in the product development process
  • Presentation methods

Intended learning outcomes

By the end of the course, the student will:

  • Have a basic knowledge of the concept of industrial design, both from a theoretical and practical viewpoint.
  • Have a basic knowledge of color and form.
  • Have insight into industrial designer work methods as well as the role of he industrial designer in the product development process.

Students will exercise their ability to see and understand how the perception of color and form is affected by context.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Basic engineering methodology, HN1900 or the equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

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The department will provide its own learning materials.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • PRO1 - Project, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 4.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Project work (PRO1; 4,5 cr.).
Exercises (ÖVN1; 3 cr.).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web HM1009

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

Industrial design with colour and form, intermediate course


Stig Gauffin tel 08 7909515