88516 Furniture Industry and Development6cp
This studio-based subject is focused on the furniture industry and in developing the student's ability to clearly understand the business aspects of furniture design. The feasibility of production is discussed through project development at various scales of manufacturing. Efforts are made to provide multiple perspectives of the industry from the point-of-view of the designer, the retailer, and the manufacturer. Students are encouraged to examine the factors affecting the process of getting a product into the community. Legal constraints and information on IP protection are discussed. Concerns about marketing is discussed through case studies and site visits to manufacturers and retailers. Students gain a pragmatic and business-oriented approach to the design process.
Autumn session, City campus
Detailed subject description.
Information to assist with determining the applicable fee type can be found at Understanding fees.
- Commonwealth-supported students: view subject fees at Fees Search: Commonwealth-supported
- Postgraduate domestic fee-paying students: fees are charged according to the course enrolled in; refer to Domestic Fees Search: Postgraduate and Research
- International students: fees are charged according to the course enrolled in; refer to International Fees Search
- Subject EFTSL: 0.125