What is this subject about?
Empowering the emerging designers and product developers of the future towards ethical, sustainable, and innovative practice.
Why Choose this subject-
At the forefront of sustainable design and technology practices, Design Creatives (Design & Technology) leads to sustainable design employment opportunities. We need to Re-think, Re-use, Re-configure, Re-develop, Re-interpret and Re-imagine the practices of today into the innovations of tomorrow.
This subject accommodates all abilities and levels of experience.
What are we going to be studying?
Unit 1 – Product Redesign and Sustainability
Unit 2- Collaborative Design
Unit 3- Applying the product Design process
Unit 4 – Product Development and Evaluation.
Excursion/ Guest speakers /Top Designs/ Contemporary Designers
Possible Materials/Products Concepts include:
Fashion: garment designs & costume design.
Accessory Design– bags, purses, phone covers, shopping bags & computer bags. ECT.
Home wares – lampshades, ceramics, beeswax wraps, bean bags, cushions, quilts, bedding,
Textiles Design – Printmaking – photo emulsion/ digital/ stencil, weaving, knitting, fabric manipulation – digital/ laser printing.
Jewellery Making – Sustainable designs, up-cycled, mould making, beading and ceramics.
Exhibition & Marketing
Where does this Subject go?
Year 11 – Units 1 & 2 – Design Creatives (Design & Technology)
Year 12 – Units 3 & 4 – Design Creatives (Design & Technology
* Other possibilities could be Unit 3 & 4 Studio Art, Unit 3 & 4 Digital Technology, Unit 3 & 4 Visual Communication and Design.
This subject is advantageous if you’re looking at these careers:
* Artist * Illustrator * Animator, Painter Photographer *Printmaker
*Ceramicist *Industrial Designer