Course: (Post-)modern Art & Design 1 credits: 5

Course code
(Post-)modern Art & Design 1
Study year
ECTS credits
Dutch, with parts in English, English
R.M.C. Verheijden
Modes of delivery
  • Lecture
  • Self-study
  • Tutorial
  • (Post-)modern Art & Design 1 - Assignment

Learning outcomes

C2. Capacity for critical reflection
The student is able to research his own work and working methods, as well as those of others, through contemplating it, analysing, problematizing, positioning, and assessing it.
C3. Capacity for growth and innovation
The student is able to continue to develop and deepen his own work and method of working, and in doing so provides a contribution to the development of the profession, the field, culture, and society.
C4. Organisational capacity
The student can set up and maintain an inspiring and professional work situation.
C6. Environmental focus
The student is able to relate actively and critically to the context he finds himself in with his work.


The theme of this subject out of the  Theory and Research stream is Art and Design 1850 - till present.The student will get an introduction in (post)modern Art and Design. He/she discovers the existing design culture and his/her own place within it. The student gets an introduction to visual grammar. He she explores various design cultures and discover his/her own place within it as a student design communication. Thereby the following aspects will be addressed:

  • Visual grammar/semiotics
  • Research