On this website you will find information on Felix Hardmood Beck's involvement at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) from 2015–2020.

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ONLINE ONLY (group session) (link)
Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 9:00am – 11:30am


  1. Zoom Attendance
  2. We will record the session for students from other time zones
  3. Summary from the book Research Methods for Product Design (chapter 8 (Communicating), p. 156-173)
  4. In the tradition of Felix showing some of his old projects…

Project overview

  • Each student is asked to share their drawings and cardboard models via zoom and to talk about the individual project progress.


  1. 'Watch Helvetica'
  2. Name for your cardboard architecture
  3. Logo for your cardboard architecture,
  4. Reading: Design: History, Theory and Practice of Product Design, On the Communicative Function of Design (p. 148–186), Design and its Context (p. 189–201)
  5. Finish your project: Document your prototype/s and make good quality pictures. Bare in mind that those pictures might be used in your creative portfolio by you at some oint in the future. Some inspiration needed? Klick here.
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