Design and Chelmer Valley High School

Kenneth W. Sharratt
1978, Vol. 10, No. 2,


There is no single department in the school concerned solely with Design. Although nowadays we have honours degree courses devoted wholely to Industrial Design, at school level Design is treated more generally: to use a current image, it stretches across the curriculum, like language; and in so doing concerns a number of subjects. It is within the Faculties of Expressive Arts, Creative Studies and Scientific Studies that one encounters those departments concerned with Design in one or more of its aspects which, for the purpose of classification, might be described as: the aesthetic, the functional, and the ergonomic.

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