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The books in the LRC are arranged by topic using Library of Congress classification system. Here are a few call number ranges to explore:

NK1160-1590  Decoration and ornament. Design

NK2200-2750  Furniture

TS155-194   Production management

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Industrial Design

Benilde Industrial Design strives to develop multidisciplinary industrial and solution designers that aims to make the world a better place. Guided by the College’s Benildean Expressions of the Lasallian Guiding Principles, it recognizes, nurtures, and develops the creative, critical, and inventive mind of its learners and responds to the needs of the its environment through form and function from solution and ideas.

As a program that provides a strong learning avenue for the study of Industrial Design, in Benilde Industrial Design, we advocate a holistic learning experience that aims to develop student competencies of analytical and critical thinking; innovation; marketing and business; foresight for impact solutions; design research to solution development, and global competitiveness. We continually strengthen our curriculum that applies learning content based on the World Design Organization’s definition of Industrial Design which is focuses on strategic problem-solving processes that drives innovation, builds business success, and leads to a better quality of life through innovative products, systems, services, and experiences. At the end of the learner’s journey with the College, they are expected to graduate with the insights and perspectives of an artist-designer, a design entrepreneur, a disruptor yet visionary, and an inventor.

This subject guide gathers in one place carefully evaluated and selected resources on industrial design available and accessible at the CLR and its subscribed databases. Books (both print and electronic) are categorized per course; while journals, online databases, and industry report are recommended for the entire Industrial Design program.

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Books on BASICAD - Basic Drafting Techniques in Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

Basic Drafting Techniques in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) 

Basic Drafting Techniques in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) is an introductory course using digital means to expand your knowledge of the tools and techniques of communicating your design ideas.

You are introduced to computer-aided drafting (CAD) of two and three-dimensional designs and modeling as applied in industrial design using both solid and surface software modeling techniques.  You learn basic 2D and 3D drawings, basic and advanced operating procedures, and editing tools and layer capabilities and manipulation in AutoCAD.

At the end of the course, you are expected to have gained a more advanced value in drawing accuracy, speed, legibility and neatness as you prepare for the next level of engineering drafting computer-aided drawing.

Basic Drafting Techniques in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) 

Basic Drafting Techniques in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) is an introductory course using digital means to expand your knowledge of the tools and techniques of communicating your design ideas.

You are introduced to computer-aided drafting (CAD) of two and three-dimensional designs and modeling as applied in industrial design using both solid and surface software modeling techniques.  You learn basic 2D and 3D drawings, basic and advanced operating procedures, and editing tools and layer capabilities and manipulation in AutoCAD.

At the end of the course, you are expected to have gained a more advanced value in drawing accuracy, speed, legibility and neatness as you prepare for the next level of engineering drafting computer-aided drawing.

Books on DIGIMOD - Advanced 3D Modelling Techniques

Advanced 3D Modelling Techniques

Advanced 3D Modelling Techniques is an advanced course that puts design concepts into actual and tactile forms and shapes through rapid prototyping tools.

You are introduced to the different cutting-edge computer technologies using different solid modeling software for you to be able to produce photo-realistic renderings of your design concepts, in particular to the use of 3ds Max.

It is emphasized in this course that you develop critical thinking in determining the best medium, tools and techniques to use for your 3D-visualization prior to the production of your designs’ physical models realized through rapid prototyping.

Advanced 3D Modelling Techniques

Advanced 3D Modelling Techniques is an advanced course that puts design concepts into actual and tactile forms and shapes through rapid prototyping tools.

You are introduced to the different cutting-edge computer technologies using different solid modeling software for you to be able to produce photo-realistic renderings of your design concepts, in particular to the use of 3ds Max.

It is emphasized in this course that you develop critical thinking in determining the best medium, tools and techniques to use for your 3D-visualization prior to the production of your designs’ physical models realized through rapid prototyping.

Books on ENGICAD - Advanced Drafting Techniques in Engineering Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

Advanced Drafting Techniques in Engineering Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

Advanced Drafting Techniques in Engineering Computer-Aided Design (CAD) is the next level of digital drafting techniques.

In this course, you learn about the relationship between the design process and computer technology. You learned to difference and analyze the range of computer graphic equipment, digital languages, data structure, graphic packages and graphic standards for computer-aided drawing (CAD) used in the industry, in particular to use of SolidWorks.

At the end of the course, you are able to apply more complex three-dimensional modeling of product component and assemblies and the application of CAD techniques in analysis and manufacturing of a product.

Advanced Drafting Techniques in Engineering Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

Advanced Drafting Techniques in Engineering Computer-Aided Design (CAD) is the next level of digital drafting techniques.

In this course, you learn about the relationship between the design process and computer technology. You learned to difference and analyze the range of computer graphic equipment, digital languages, data structure, graphic packages and graphic standards for computer-aided drawing (CAD) used in the industry, in particular to use of SolidWorks.

At the end of the course, you are able to apply more complex three-dimensional modeling of product component and assemblies and the application of CAD techniques in analysis and manufacturing of a product.

Books on ENGMECX - Engineering Mechanics for Industrial Design Students: Dynamics

Engineering Mechanics for Industrial Design Students: Dynamics 

Engineering Mechanics for Industrial Design Students: Dynamics equips you with a working knowledge in applying mechanical concepts in creating and designing innovative products.

This is the second of the two-part engineering course for Industrial Design. In the first part of this course, you will learn about the basic applications of Force, Resultant Force, Tension, Compression, Friction, Centroid, Gravitational Pull, to Equilibrium of Concurrent Forces, Moment of Inertia, Trusses. Second portion will be basic theories of coplanar and non-coplanar forces in two-dimensional plane and the theories of equilibrium in two- and three-dimensional planes. Further discussions on kinematics and kinetics will provide you a solid engineering background to equip you in designing complex forms and shapes of innovative and creative products.

Engineering Mechanics for Industrial Design Students: Dynamics 

Engineering Mechanics for Industrial Design Students: Dynamics equips you with a working knowledge in applying mechanical concepts in creating and designing innovative products.

This is the second of the two-part engineering course for Industrial Design. In the first part of this course, you will learn about the basic applications of Force, Resultant Force, Tension, Compression, Friction, Centroid, Gravitational Pull, to Equilibrium of Concurrent Forces, Moment of Inertia, Trusses. Second portion will be basic theories of coplanar and non-coplanar forces in two-dimensional plane and the theories of equilibrium in two- and three-dimensional planes. Further discussions on kinematics and kinetics will provide you a solid engineering background to equip you in designing complex forms and shapes of innovative and creative products.

Books on FOTOVID - Basic Photography and Video in Product Presentations

Basic Photography and Video in Product Presentations

Basic Photography and Video in Product Presentations is an introduction to the basic use, techniques and composition in photography and video.

This course complements your skills in design presentation. As an industrial designer, you are equipped with technical skill to present your work in the best possible light and the best way to do this is the knowledge on how to take a proper documentation of your product design through photography and video platforms. In this course, you learn about the camera’s usage and function, as well as technical aspects such as aperture-setting, shutter-speed and ISO. You also learn about the basics of video-taking and editing. You are taught on how to manipulate lighting to present your products in the best light and in innovative compositions. These skills equip you with techniques and knowledge of a versatile designer who is able to adapt to the needs of your clients.

At the end of this course, you are expected to show your works in a photography and video exhibit and upload your works online.

Basic Photography and Video in Product Presentations

Basic Photography and Video in Product Presentations is an introduction to the basic use, techniques and composition in photography and video.

This course complements your skills in design presentation. As an industrial designer, you are equipped with technical skill to present your work in the best possible light and the best way to do this is the knowledge on how to take a proper documentation of your product design through photography and video platforms. In this course, you learn about the camera’s usage and function, as well as technical aspects such as aperture-setting, shutter-speed and ISO. You also learn about the basics of video-taking and editing. You are taught on how to manipulate lighting to present your products in the best light and in innovative compositions. These skills equip you with techniques and knowledge of a versatile designer who is able to adapt to the needs of your clients.

At the end of this course, you are expected to show your works in a photography and video exhibit and upload your works online.

Books on IDDRAW1 - Drawing 1: Basic Form and Product Sketching

Drawing 1: Basic Form and Product Sketching

Basic Form and Product Sketching teaches and trains you with the fundamentals of drawing and sketching.

In the aim to discover and develop your skills in basic drawing, you will be trained with the use and handling of basic drawing tools (specifically dry mediums), side-by-side with the principles of basic drawing with emphasis on form, texture, depth, shapes, value, tone, and texture, in relation to space. Technical basics such as perspective, proportion, and scaling grades are also discussed, and guided sessions and activities will utilize techniques in equipping you the base skill in discovering your drawing style, in expressing your ideas into sketches.  This also serves as your fundamental course in product sketching.

This course establishes the foundation of your Industrial Design learning experience, in relating fundamental form drawing to your future product design courses.

Drawing 1: Basic Form and Product Sketching

Basic Form and Product Sketching teaches and trains you with the fundamentals of drawing and sketching.

In the aim to discover and develop your skills in basic drawing, you will be trained with the use and handling of basic drawing tools (specifically dry mediums), side-by-side with the principles of basic drawing with emphasis on form, texture, depth, shapes, value, tone, and texture, in relation to space. Technical basics such as perspective, proportion, and scaling grades are also discussed, and guided sessions and activities will utilize techniques in equipping you the base skill in discovering your drawing style, in expressing your ideas into sketches.  This also serves as your fundamental course in product sketching.

This course establishes the foundation of your Industrial Design learning experience, in relating fundamental form drawing to your future product design courses.

Books on IDDRAW2 - Anthropometric and Product Rendering

Drawing 2: Anthropometric and Product Rendering

Anthropometric and Product Rendering trains you in drawing the human body (anatomy) and in developing the skill in accurately composing parts, or its entirety, in a visually accurate manner, in relation to product use.

Applying the basics you have learned from IDDRAW1, you will now express the principles by building human figures from basic shapes and shading, and then come up with outputs in static and moving forms. Guided sessions and activities will use drawing and sketching techniques in equipping you with the details of drawing each body part, and in exploring the drawing style that best fits you in expressing your output. You will also employ figure-rendering approaches such as the Classical Greek that uses balance, proportion and symmetry. The development will also bridge the development of your skill in product sketching by incorporating the relationship between the product and the user, illustrated through sketches.

This course helps you appreciate the human form, confidence in showcasing your artwork and artistic skills, and in establishing the foundation of your Industrial Design learning experience, in relating figure drawing to your future product design development courses.

Drawing 2: Anthropometric and Product Rendering

Anthropometric and Product Rendering trains you in drawing the human body (anatomy) and in developing the skill in accurately composing parts, or its entirety, in a visually accurate manner, in relation to product use.

Applying the basics you have learned from IDDRAW1, you will now express the principles by building human figures from basic shapes and shading, and then come up with outputs in static and moving forms. Guided sessions and activities will use drawing and sketching techniques in equipping you with the details of drawing each body part, and in exploring the drawing style that best fits you in expressing your output. You will also employ figure-rendering approaches such as the Classical Greek that uses balance, proportion and symmetry. The development will also bridge the development of your skill in product sketching by incorporating the relationship between the product and the user, illustrated through sketches.

This course helps you appreciate the human form, confidence in showcasing your artwork and artistic skills, and in establishing the foundation of your Industrial Design learning experience, in relating figure drawing to your future product design development courses.

Books on IDDRAW3 - Drawing 3: Digital Product Rendering

Drawing 3: Digital Product Rendering

Digital Product Rendering trains you in the two-dimensional mode of rendering color and realism to sketches and drawings, in a visually accurate manner, as well as presentation knowledge and techniques.

Your training implements the manual and digital drafting courses as means of visualizing design ideas. You will experience hands-on, two-dimensional mode of rendering techniques using traditional media such as colored pencils, pens and markers. Emphasis is placed on the development of manual rendering skills to facilitate documentation, analysis and presentation in the design process

This course aims to develop your skill in mixed media product rendering, which, as backed up by your drawing and sketching competence, becomes a powerful tool in ideation and presentation that becomes your base skill in your Industrial Design learning experience.

Drawing 3: Digital Product Rendering

Digital Product Rendering trains you in the two-dimensional mode of rendering color and realism to sketches and drawings, in a visually accurate manner, as well as presentation knowledge and techniques.

Your training implements the manual and digital drafting courses as means of visualizing design ideas. You will experience hands-on, two-dimensional mode of rendering techniques using traditional media such as colored pencils, pens and markers. Emphasis is placed on the development of manual rendering skills to facilitate documentation, analysis and presentation in the design process

This course aims to develop your skill in mixed media product rendering, which, as backed up by your drawing and sketching competence, becomes a powerful tool in ideation and presentation that becomes your base skill in your Industrial Design learning experience.

Books on IDGRAFX - Digital Graphic Techniques for Industrial Design

Digital Graphic Techniques for Industrial Design

Digital Graphic Techniques for Industrial Design is an introductory computer-rendering course designed to complement the manual rendering course that you have learned in your design foundation courses.

In this course, you learn the basic computer-rendering techniques that you could use in your visualizing design ideas in all the major design courses. This is an important course for you in creating original design concepts in digital format through software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and other apps available via PC, Mac, or tablets. An introduction to the history and practice of graphic design ushers you to the world of graphic design.  You are taught the practical approaches in visualization and presentation techniques and will be guided through a series of exercises to teach you further digital literacy in the areas of vector and bitmap graphics.

At the end of this course, you are expected to be knowledgeable on the different digital rendering techniques and its application

Digital Graphic Techniques for Industrial Design

Digital Graphic Techniques for Industrial Design is an introductory computer-rendering course designed to complement the manual rendering course that you have learned in your design foundation courses.

In this course, you learn the basic computer-rendering techniques that you could use in your visualizing design ideas in all the major design courses. This is an important course for you in creating original design concepts in digital format through software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and other apps available via PC, Mac, or tablets. An introduction to the history and practice of graphic design ushers you to the world of graphic design.  You are taught the practical approaches in visualization and presentation techniques and will be guided through a series of exercises to teach you further digital literacy in the areas of vector and bitmap graphics.

At the end of this course, you are expected to be knowledgeable on the different digital rendering techniques and its application.

Books on IDHIST1 - Industrial Design History 1: Pre-Twentieth Century

Industrial Design History 1: Pre-Twentieth Century

Industrial Design History 1: Pre-Twentieth Century presents to you the influential and significant portions in the past and modern art and design history.

In the aim to educate and strengthen your conceptual background as an Industrial Designer, you are to identify stylistic developments of forms according to their concepts and functions. In addition, this helps you understand the meanings and significance of various artworks in response to the conditions of the period, artists’ statements, and reception of the publics, the region’s environment, socio-economic and political conditions, religion, and the like. This walk through history will tackle significant art and design movements from the European, Asian, and Western histories. At the end of this course, you are expected to trace the sources and influences of highly significant artworks and designs in modern and contemporary periods.

This course aims to impart an appreciation of Western civilization’s art and design history, in establishing a context in your Industrial Design learning experience.

Industrial Design History 1: Pre-Twentieth Century

Industrial Design History 1: Pre-Twentieth Century presents to you the influential and significant portions in the past and modern art and design history.

In the aim to educate and strengthen your conceptual background as an Industrial Designer, you are to identify stylistic developments of forms according to their concepts and functions. In addition, this helps you understand the meanings and significance of various artworks in response to the conditions of the period, artists’ statements, and reception of the publics, the region’s environment, socio-economic and political conditions, religion, and the like. This walk through history will tackle significant art and design movements from the European, Asian, and Western histories. At the end of this course, you are expected to trace the sources and influences of highly significant artworks and designs in modern and contemporary periods.

This course aims to impart an appreciation of Western civilization’s art and design history, in establishing a context in your Industrial Design learning experience.

Books on IDHIST2 - Industrial Design History 2: Twentieth Century Design

Industrial Design History 2: Twentieth Century Design

Industrial Design History 2: Twentieth Century Design introduces you to the contemporary world of Industrial Design and its various strategic approaches to creativity that will stimulate, encourage, and liberate your own creative potential in coming up with innovative design solutions.

Through the knowledge garnered from the past, you will now learn new concepts based on contemporary movements, trends, and innovations in the modern era of Industrial Design. These will also involve exploration of the theoretical components of creativity and the use of cross-disciplinary evaluation techniques which will make you develop your own learning process, and be able to expand your range of creative thinking skills. Processes involved in typical industrial design projects, and modern and contemporary art/design theories will be studied with reference to the significant works in the local and international setting.

At the end of this course, you will be able to commence a project properly with methodologies you have learned for designing, communicating, and manufacturing products, as inspired by the past to the present world of Industrial Design.

Industrial Design History 2: Twentieth Century Design

Industrial Design History 2: Twentieth Century Design introduces you to the contemporary world of Industrial Design and its various strategic approaches to creativity that will stimulate, encourage, and liberate your own creative potential in coming up with innovative design solutions.

Through the knowledge garnered from the past, you will now learn new concepts based on contemporary movements, trends, and innovations in the modern era of Industrial Design. These will also involve exploration of the theoretical components of creativity and the use of cross-disciplinary evaluation techniques which will make you develop your own learning process, and be able to expand your range of creative thinking skills. Processes involved in typical industrial design projects, and modern and contemporary art/design theories will be studied with reference to the significant works in the local and international setting.

At the end of this course, you will be able to commence a project properly with methodologies you have learned for designing, communicating, and manufacturing products, as inspired by the past to the present world of Industrial Design.

Books on IDLEC-1 - Elective Course on Design Trends

Elective Course on Design Trends

Elective Course on Design Trends offers two-credit advanced studio courses on special topic categories that offers you the opportunity to focus on various curricular topics including innovative product designs through socially responsible, humanitarian and sustainable design. Each class is designed to strengthen your ability for research, ideation, presentation, and concept validation.

A student project involving the application of gained knowledge in a 3D model of a product is required at the end the course.

OPTIONS: SUSTAIN (Sustainable Design Management), and ROBOTIX (Robotics and Mechatronics).

(ROBOTIX) Robotics and Mechatronics equips you with the knowledge in robotic technologies and mechatronics as considered in the design work.

You will learn relevant and current concepts in kinematics, dynamics, control electronics, trajectory generation, actuation, sensing, signal processing and mechanisms design, mainly as a play around utilities such as Arduino and micro-controllers.

At the end of the course, you must be able to determine the appropriate electro-mechanical computational systems that fit the required work to be performed by his robot. You must also be able to create your own theoretical framework for future directions possible in automation as it is applied in his chosen industry of specialization. 

Elective Course on Design Trends

Elective Course on Design Trends offers two-credit advanced studio courses on special topic categories that offers you the opportunity to focus on various curricular topics including innovative product designs through socially responsible, humanitarian and sustainable design. Each class is designed to strengthen your ability for research, ideation, presentation, and concept validation.

A student project involving the application of gained knowledge in a 3D model of a product is required at the end the course.

OPTIONS: SUSTAIN (Sustainable Design Management), and ROBOTIX (Robotics and Mechatronics).

(ROBOTIX) Robotics and Mechatronics equips you with the knowledge in robotic technologies and mechatronics as considered in the design work.

You will learn relevant and current concepts in kinematics, dynamics, control electronics, trajectory generation, actuation, sensing, signal processing and mechanisms design, mainly as a play around utilities such as Arduino and micro-controllers.

At the end of the course, you must be able to determine the appropriate electro-mechanical computational systems that fit the required work to be performed by his robot. You must also be able to create your own theoretical framework for future directions possible in automation as it is applied in his chosen industry of specialization.