Product Design and Analysis

Mike Hall
1988, Vol. 20, No. 3,


Consumer product design is directly related to satisfying the physical and psychological needs of people. The words DESIGN AND DESIGNING immediately imply change in relation to the organisation of many interconnected elements. These elements are themselves the product of change; social change, technical change, materials and production improvements, market developments and economic change. This course highlights the essential features of what product design is and how developments are made in product evolution and promotion. The course embodies both theory and practice in design, graphic communication and photography, always seeking to improve understanding and expression.

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