SUMMARY After political and social changes in 1989 historic sites in Slovakia are comming under a considerable pressure of new building activities. New design can be a danger for the appearance of our historic sites, but it can be also an effective method of architectural heritage protection and monument restoration. It is important to accept […]

Visual communication design in the municipality development program Mgr. art. Barbora Kopnická, ArtD. This PhD thesis analyses the role of design of visual communication within the processes that support and retain sustainable development in municipalities. The initial data for research are defined by analyzing the utilization of design manual in structure of private and nonprofit […]

Presentation of the designed artefact Mgr. art. Marián Králik, ArtD. The work of designer doesn’t end with grinding of the last edge, or with spray painting on surface of created object. Genuine designer artefact has potential to attract or impress the observer by its uniqueness and quality; however, in today’s mainstream and commercial age full […]

Propagation of functionalism in architecture – Czechoslovak interwar architecture of Uzhgorod Mgr. Rastislav Popelka, PhD. The thesis discusses the topic of Czechoslovak interwar architecture in Uzhgorod with the focus on the functionalist movement. It deals with substantial changes in the administrative status of Uzhgorod after 1919, as expressed in its building development, both in terms […]

Tradition in the context of design By Mgr. art. Zuzana Labudová, ArtD. The aim of this dissertation thesis was to specify the importance of tradition in the context of design. The work discusses the tradition in a wider context: describes changes in society, which have affected perception of history and tradition; examines identity, nostalgia and fashion; […]

Art and design: Design product as a part of a small limited edition By Mgr. art. Eva Veselá, ArtD. Dissertation thesis “Art and Design, design product as a part of a small limited edition”, is aimed to create a particular piece of artwork — design product that meets the attributes of design product (as a usable, functional product) and […]