University of Technology Sydney

88000 Object and Accessory Design 1: Foundations




The design of small, low function, high aesthetic products and accessories underlies the start up of many small design-oriented businesses whose main focus is the design of this type of consumer product. Companies such as Fink Design, Mambo, Dinosaur Designs, etc., have successfully built on their understanding of market and manufacture to the point where they have international reputations and market share. Understanding what makes a design attractive, feasible, and economic to manufacture on a low threshold basis is fundamental to success or failure in this endeavour. This subject can be seen as a 'foundation course' in understanding the complexities of design proportion, form and visualisation. The subject aims at building the design and design communication skills of participating students through a range of 2D graphic and 3D physical modelling exercises.

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Autumn session, City campus

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