A selection of Nuffield Foundation student self-review sheets and booklets explaining key elements of design and technology processes, and a glossary.
A collection of resources to support teaching the principles of biomimicry in design and engineering.
A collection of mini design challenges, themed around different material areas.
A series which provides an education in visual understanding and discrimination.
Filography, the art of thread sculpture, is new art form using inexpensive and readily available materials with which you can create designs as individual and exciting as your imagination.
The aim of this book, as of succeeding volumes in this series, is to enable the learner to regain his learning faculties: ridding himself of pre - established concepts and standards, he will rediscover the delight in tools and materials, and the inventiveness to which they can lead.
This booklet is intended for young people of all ages; in fact anyone, doodlers to designers, who enjoy making patterns. You require nothing more than a pencil, although a few felt pens , a pair of compasses, a pair of scissors, a small mirror and a straight edge would be useful.
This book offers some simple ways of drawing curves and studying their properties. It also looks at what happens when changes are made to the construction rules.
This book serves as an introduction to the key elements of good design. Broken into sections covering the fundamental elements of design, key works by acclaimed designers serve to illustrate technical points and encourage readers to try out new ideas. Themes covered include narrative, colour, illusion, ornament,...
Sketchbooks and journals are often a vital tool in the creative process. A space, a playground where ideas, imaginings and observations can be coaxed, teased and worried into existence. They are a site for gathering information, exploring possibilities, making connections, resolving problems through trial and error...