Basic understanding of 2d CAD and importance of anthropometric data.
To design and manufacture some themed eye wear
Design some themed sunglasses or eye wear
Design this on 2d design software
Laser cut these out in acrylic
Strip heat the bends
Glue on laser cut detail parts
Research task into a designers/designs movement who have made well known chairs.
Choose 3 of the below designers/movements & produce detailed design sheets using Publisher/word/PowerPoint.
You need to use ACCESS FM to analyse the chairs and identify the key characteristics for that Designer/ movement.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Marc Newson, Charles Eames, Robin Day, Philippe Starck, Art Deco, De Stijl, Bauhaus, Michael Thornet Pop Art, Italian design, Scandinavian Design. (can go outside this for 1 of the 3 chosen designers/chairs)
USEFUL RESOURCES TO COMPLETE THIS TASK:
ACCESS FM help sheet, example work from previous years shown in intro lesson.
OTHER PREPARATORY WORK:
Download Fusion 360 (or Google sketch up software) at home. Take copy of Pro desktop software from school (requires a memory stick). Students are welcome to bring in own laptops to work on. Have a camera & be able to download images.
www.technologystudent.com great source of knowledge for the whole course.
Text book for course can be bought at:
Using your chosen designer/movements produce the following
2 A3 sheets of initial sketches for a chair min 12 sketches (not a copy but influenced by or in the style of).
Analysis of sketches using ACCESS FM to decide the best ideas.