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Design & Technology

Contains 116 Videos

Logos

Logos

Design in the Real World

Companies and other organisations rely on logos to convey information and create brand recognition. Their design is critical – time, creativity, expertise and often, vast sums of money, are invested into their creation – but what are the...Show More
Websites

Websites

Design in the Real World

Websites are the primary means of communication with the world for businesses and other organisations, governments, groups and individuals. They perform a range of functions and many considerations go into their design. This programme explores...Show More
Synthetic Fibres and Plastics

Synthetic Fibres and Plastics

Objectives: To learn about synthetic fibres and the characteristics of synthetic fibres, and to learn about plastics and their types. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Classify fibres 2. Give examples of natural fibres 3....Show More
Technology, Robotics and Machines

Technology, Robotics and Machines

This unit introduces technology, robotics and machines through Robokot and Elesapian, two entertaining characters who bring this topic to life. This unit introduces the history of technology and explains the fundamentals of robotics. By playing...Show More
New Technologies - 3D Printing

New Technologies - 3D Printing

New Technologies: 3D Printing is an informative look at the emerging manufacturing revolution occurring around this new technology. 3D printing business owner Scott Phillips (The Robots Are Coming) demonstrates how 3D printing works, from product...Show More
How Alessi, Postmodernism and Memphis Changed the World

How Alessi, Postmodernism and Memphis Changed the World

A guide through the sometimes diverse ideas, designs and innovations that developed during the postmodern era. Includes footage filmed at the Alessi factory and museum and other Milan design houses, and interviews with Alberto Alessi himself,...Show More
How Pop Art Changed the World

How Pop Art Changed the World

Explore the ideas, materials, colours and technologies adopted by Pop Art. Then examine how this movement created new images, shapes and forms that continue to influence artists and designers today. Filmed in the UK and New York this resource...Show More
Control Systems in Design and Technology

Control Systems in Design and Technology

For many years people have developed and used tools controlled directly by people, control systems have been around for hundreds of years before computers were invented. Currently we are experiencing a challenging period of time where computer...Show More
Smart Graphic Products

Smart Graphic Products

This program examines the properties, characteristics and applications of some of the smart materials used in the graphics industry. Case studies include labels and packaging that use thermochromic inks, emergency and safety signage that...Show More
Managing a Design Project

Managing a Design Project

This video aims to teach students an understanding of managing the various elements of design projects. The video emphasises the importance of managing design projects and introduces elements of project management, emphasising real- world...Show More
What Inspires Design?

What Inspires Design?

Every design, no matter its form or function, is inspired by something. And it’s this often elusive "something" which is explored in this thought-provoking programme for design and creative arts audiences. Exactly where do designers get their...Show More
Designers at Work

Designers at Work

Design is a fundamental way in which we express ourselves. And the designer is involved in every stage of the process, from the initial idea, to production and testing, and to eventual use. A perfect resource for design and engineering audiences...Show More
Smart Resistant Materials

Smart Resistant Materials

With extraordinary access to the latest research and development, this resource explores cutting edge smart materials finding out how they are made, how they work and what their potential applications are both now and in the future. Case...Show More
Designer Case Studies: Architecture, Crafts and Industrial Design

Designer Case Studies: Architecture, Crafts and Industrial Design

This programme shows students how that complete the practical fieldwork needed to investigate a local ecosystem. We see three biology students documenting their chosen site by conducting fieldwork tasks such as: choosing an ecosystem, accurately...Show More
Part 2: Time and Money

Part 2: Time and Money

Factors of Design

Almost everything in our lives has been designed in one way or another. Designers play a crucial, yet perhaps unnoticed role in society. In this programme our presenter Aldi explores the world of designers, and how they incorporate the two key...Show More
Part 1: Innovation

Part 1: Innovation

Factors of Design

This comprehensive series takes us through the design process and addresses the many factors that designers must contend with in the pursuit of great design and successful products. Our presenter illustrates concepts and transports us to the...Show More
Part 3: Visual, Tactile and Aesthetic

Part 3: Visual, Tactile and Aesthetic

Factors of Design

Have you ever thought about why individuals want to become designers? Maybe they have an eye for visual detail, or they are tactile and talented with their hands. Or maybe they have an eye for form, beauty and aesthetic appeal. Whatever talents...Show More
Influences on Design

Influences on Design

Many factors influence the design of products, systems or environments. Designers must consider how these factors will have an impact on their eventual users, environments and the wider world. Designers have to use materials sympathetically and...Show More
Redesigning a Product

Redesigning a Product

Many of the products that we use, wear and rely on have been redesigned time and time again. For a designer, redesigning a product is a way of perfecting an original idea or transforming it to meet the new needs of the market. In this program...Show More
Robotics: Advances In Engineering

Robotics: Advances In Engineering

Show Me Science Advanced Series

Almost fifty years ago the first industrial robot was "employed" in an automobile assembly plant. Robots are regularly used for hazardous, super-heavy and difficult tasks in manufacturing, agriculture, entertainment, medicine, and space...Show More
Design: All about Colour

Design: All about Colour

Colour has the ability to inspire our emotions and influence our moods like nothing else. It is a powerful tool in interior design and fashion, and is an integral component of design concepts. In this quality programme, we follow Interior...Show More
Design: A Team Approach

Design: A Team Approach

We often think of design as a solo process, with one visionary chipping away at a project to create a masterpiece, but usually reality couldn't be further from the truth. Design projects often require a group effort with each team member...Show More
Plastics

Plastics

The Practical Use of Materials

When we look around, mostly anything can be made out of plastic. From photocopiers in offices to the various household items in our homes, plastic is one of the most versatile, most highly adaptable materials in the world. Plastic therefore plays...Show More
Design: The Elements

Design: The Elements

The elements of design are the components that are used to create a complete design. This interesting programme presents a basic overview of the elements of design including: line - vertical, horizontal, diagonal and curved; shape - symmetrical...Show More
Metals

Metals

The Practical Use of Materials

Metal is all around us. From the cars on the road to the staples we use in the office, metal is one of the most common, flexible and naturally occurring materials used in modern design. In this informative programme we discuss the use of metal as...Show More