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Our Teaching-Learning Philosophy

Foundation Programme in Design at IIAD offers a specific style of education with a clear focus on thinking through making. Students are strongly encouraged to develop their own individual creative approach, supported by the following teaching practices:

  • Analysis of the project brief, research and insight gathering.
  • Strategies to stimulate creative thinking, idea generation and the design process.
  • Guided workshops to enable creative material usage, experimentation and manipulation
  • Guided workshops to enable the use of digital and analogue communication and presentation tools
  • Seminars, tutorials and crits to support students’ ability to communicate verbally with confidence.
  • Project reviews and crits to promote peer discussion and debate.
  • Lectures to impart general design and subject specific knowledge to stimulate debate.
  • Tutorials to encourage critical self-reflection in relation to future sustainable design practice.


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