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The Design Student's Handbook: Your Essential Guide to Course, Context and Career

The Design Student's Handbook: Your Essential Guide to Course, Context and Career

By: Steve Rutherford (author), Jane Bartholomew (author)Paperback

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What is design? What are the main design disciplines, and how to they interrelate? How does design theory and context help you improve your studio work? What do you need to know by the end of your course to get a good career? What can you do to become a knowledgeable designer and improve your skills so that you stand out from the crowd? Whether you are already studying Design, thinking about choosing a course, or are well on your way to finding your first job, this essential and uniquely comprehensive book will introduce you to the world of Design and support you throughout your studies and on into the industry.

About Author

Jane Bartholomew is a Lecturer in Textile Design and the Quality Manager in the School of Art and Design at Nottingham Trent University. As an experienced design practitioner, she has run her own textile design business and undertaken consultancy work. Her interest in the ways students learn fuels her present research interests. Steve Rutherford is a Lecturer in Furniture and Product Design in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University. He has wide experience working in the industry as an Ergonomist, Design Consultant and Industrial Designer.


PART ONE What is Design? Chapter 1 - IntroductionChapter 2 - Craft Design Kevin Petrie, The University of SunderlandChapter 3 - Fashion and Textile Design Joyce Thornton, University of Northampton, School of the ArtsChapter 4 - Graphic Design Phil Thomson, Birmingham Institute of Art and DesignChapter 5 - Interactive Media Design Kathryn McKelvey, Northumbria UniversityChapter 6 - Spatial Design Richard Sneesby, University College FalmouthChapter 7 - Theatre, Film and Television Design Patrick Connellan and Jayne Harvey, Nottingham Trent UniversityChapter 8 - Three-Dimensional Design Bill Schaaf, Buckinghamshire New University PART TWO What do you need to know? Chapter 9 - How to succeed as a Design StudentJane Bartholomew, Nottingham Trent UniversityCommunicating Design Steve Rutherford, Nottingham Trent UniversityChapter 10 - Being Creative and InnovativeMark Jones, Southampton Solent University and Steve Rutherford, Nottingham Trent University Chapter 11 - Appreciating AestheticsRobert Clay, the author of 'Beautiful Thing'Chapter 12 - Working with ColourThe Science of Colour Hugh Miller, Nottingham Trent UniversityThe Emotive and Psychological Aspects of Colour Sara Moorhouse PhD, Ceramicist PART THREE What does it all mean? Chapter 13 - Design History and ContextIntroducing Design HistoryPenny Sparke, Kingston UniversityDesign Context and CultureJuliette MacDonald, Edinburgh College of ArtChapter 14 - Future DirectionsSustainability Casper Gray, Wax RDC LtdInclusive Design Sally Halls, Pearson LloydSocially Responsible Design Amy Ricketts, Fan Sissoko, The Innovation Unit PART FOUR What's next? Chapter 15 - So, where is this going to take you? Post-Graduate Study Dr Lynn Jones & Dr Alison Shreeve, Buckinghamshire New UniversityCaroline Norman, Birmingham Institute of Art and DesignThe Jobs Market Katie Dominy, Arts Thread Marketing yourself Katie Dominy, Arts Thread and Jane Bartholomew, Nottingham Trent UniversityWorking as a designer in Industry Jane Bartholomew, Nottingham Trent UniversityChapter 16 - Working for YourselfJane BartholomewIntellectual Property Rights Steve Rutherford

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781408220283
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 504
  • ID: 9781408220283
  • weight: 1350
  • ISBN10: 1408220288

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