Product design - hangers, clothing distribution, garment storage and display solutions. Emphasis on Design for Mass Manufacture in millions of units. Packaging design - retail, point of sale. Keyline design, mock-up making using industry standard CAD/CAM cutter machines, large format EFI printing. Work on live projects - design from concept to CAD, FEA testing. Managing projects globally with teams in New York and Hong Kong. Selected clients: Pepperberry, Bravissimo, M&S, Carters, Target, JC Penney, Matalan, Dritek, H&M, OVS.
A four year thick-sandwich course in product design with emphasis on design process and design for manufacture. High importance is paid to human-centred design, understanding the human needs, motivations and managing projects accordingly. The course covers all the basics in graphic design, CAD, electronics and programming providing a firm foundation for future development and encouraging motivation for self-learning. Multiple of on-going projects at a time teach to manage time efficiently and prioritise. External projects from various companies challenge students and prepare for real-life briefs before going onto the industrial placement.