History of design art is a course to study the basic law of design art activities. It is a scientific system for the purpose of expounding the basic nature of design art, design art activities and the characteristics of design art types. To explain the development of design art from a historical perspective involves the general situation of art and design before modernism, the germination and development period of modern art and design, the schools and styles of modern art and design, the design of various countries in the period of modernism, and the art and design after modernism. It is also necessary for non art major students to learn the history of design art, so as to enhance the aesthetic quality of students.
The teaching objective of this course is to systematically study the history of design art, to explain the basic situation of the development of design art, to enable students to establish a scientific and progressive view of the history of design art; to understand the close relationship between the history of design art and all aspects of activities, to explore the laws and characteristics of design art; to guide students to follow the aesthetic laws and the laws of design art for theoretical thinking and design art It can help students have a general grasp and a deeper understanding of the history of design art.