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Product Design

We hope you are looking forward to joining us in September to study A level Product Design.

 We follow the AQA specification, which can be found here

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/design-and-technology/as-and-a-level/design-and-technology-product-design-7552/introduction

I hope you will be inspired, engaged and full of questions by the time we start in September!

Mr Jones

Revision Guide

https://www.amazon.co.uk/My-Revision-Notes-Technology-Product/dp/1510432299/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=a+level+design+and+technology+aqa&qid=1587306524&sr=8-2

Textbook

https://www.amazon.co.uk/AQA-AS-Level-Design-Technology/dp/1510414088/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=a+level+design+and+technology+aqa&qid=1587306524&sr=8-3

Essential Maths Skills

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Essential-Maths-Skills-Design-Technology/dp/1510417060/ref=sr_1_7?dchild=1&keywords=a+level+design+and+technology+aqa&qid=1587306524&sr=8-7

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Design-Real-World-Victor-Papanek/dp/0500295336/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=victor+papanek&qid=1587306982&sr=8-1

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Design-Everyday-Things-Revised-Expanded/dp/B07L5VFQ7K/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2EQS1YOZ5TBA7&dchild=1&keywords=the+design+of+everyday+things&qid=1587306996&sprefix=design+of+every%2Caps%2C175&sr=8-1

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0753556650/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Manufacturing-Processes-Design-Professionals-Thompson/dp/0500513759/ref=sr_1_9?dchild=1&keywords=industrial+design&qid=1587307295&rnid=1642204031&s=books&sr=1-9

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Design-20th-Century-Charlotte-Fiell/dp/3836541068/ref=sr_1_23?dchild=1&keywords=industrial+design&qid=1587307331&rnid=1642204031&s=books&sr=1-23

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sketching-Basics-Koos-Eissen/dp/9063692536/ref=sr_1_29?dchild=1&keywords=industrial+design&qid=1587307331&rnid=1642204031&s=books&sr=1-29

http://www.technologystudent.com

 

 

  • Complete the ‘Designers and Influences’ booklet on Google Classroom
  • In a sketchbook, create a visual learning map of the following:
    • Metals
    • Woods
    • Plastics inc. elstomers
    • Smart/Modern
    • Composites

Each map should include the general characteristics of the material, associated processes (addition, wasting and redistribution), joining and finishing.

Use the link below to the department’s revision guide for the whole A-Level

https://sites.google.com/uptonhall.org/product/a-level/revision/technical-principles?authuser=0

https://sites.google.com/uptonhall.org/product/a-level/revision/designing-and-making-principles?authuser=0