Welcome to DSGN 4101

Design Issues: Design for heritage interpretation

Welcome to DSGN 4101: Design Issues. This web site is the main location for class content, assignments and other information. If you wish to contact me, I can be reached at: or rcurrie@me.com or rcurrie@nscad.ca

- Robert Currie

Heritage interpretation is a communication process, designed to reveal meanings and relationships of our cultural and natural heritage, through involvement with objects, artefacts, landscapes and sites.

Intro video


In an online course, communication is critical. Make sure to:

  • Check the class Slack workspace frequently
  • Check your NSCAD email often
  • If you miss class, need to get caught up, or have to review material, visit this web site first, then get in contact with me.

Course outlines

Download the official description PDF for this class in Adobe PDF format. You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader software installed on your computer to view these files.