3rd November 2019

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  • Interview with a product developer about their role and career path. It’s particularly useful for showing a different creative career opportunity beyond a designer, as well as how a starting point of a textiles A level can lead to a broader interest in design generally. 
  • stool that transforms into a picture to make it more attractive to store.
  • The Olympic logo for Paris 2024 has been released and as usual there’s already controversy. The logo uses 3 symbols chosen to reflect sport, the Games and France with inspiration taken form Art Deco because the last time the Games were in Paris was in 1924. There’s also a play on imagery with the logo looking like both a face and a flame depending on how you view it. If you are using the article with students it might also be useful to look at this second article which includes a range of logos from past Olympics. It’s interesting to see how the logo designs have developed and in particular to compare the current Paris logo to the original one in 1924. 

Product in a Tin Competition

Why not use our Product in a Tin competition as a module of work, homework, mock NEA or after school club? The prizes are fabulous for both the winning student and their school.  Get more information and resources to get you started as well as seeing this year’s winning entries (ends 1st August 2020).

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