L1 Spatial & Product Design (DVC)

L1SPD
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Fleming

Students will learn how to execute a range of visual communication techniques and then apply them to communicate their own design ideas within the contexts of Product and Spatial Design. Research will support and inform their design ideas including a study on the works of an influential Designer


Course Overview

Term 1
Introduction to creative/ divergent thinking and visual communication techniques while exploring and researching the works of a well known designer.
Ideation and exploration of an Aesthetic which will then be contextualized into initial design ideas for a design brief.
Learning skills and techniques for freehand sketching, visual communication and layout.

Term 2
Through divergent & convergent thinking and the application of research the student will develop their design through to a final solution and present that through a colour rendered sketch.

Term 3
Students will be taught 2-D and 3-D formal drawing skills and conventions using traditional drawing equipment with the potential of the introduction of CAD and digital forms of drawing.
The above skills will be used to communication the final of their project.

Term 4
Completion and refinement of the years work and evidence ready for the curation of you folio ready for assessment.

Pathway

L2 Spatial & Product Design (DVC)

A study of Spatial & Product Design can lead to a career of design in the areas of Architecture, Industrial Design and Manufacture, Spatial Design, Product Design and Manufacture, Set design, Costume design and so forth. Many of the skills learnt are also transferable like Visual Communication, Critical Thinking, Divergent Thinking and Problem Solving.

Recommended Prior Learning

DVC or Art at Year 10 or at the Head of Faculties discretion.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91063 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.30 - Produce freehand sketches that communicate design ideas
1
E
3
A.S. 91064 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.31 - Produce instrumental, multi-view orthographic drawings that communicate technical features of design ideas
1
E
3
Y
A.S. 91065 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.32 - Produce instrumental paraline drawings to communicate design ideas
1
E
3
Y
A.S. 91066 v4 Design and Visual Communication 1.33 - Use rendering techniques to communicate the form of design ideas
1
I
3
A.S. 91067 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.34 - Use the work of an influential designer to inform design ideas
1
I
3
A.S. 91068 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.35 - Undertake development of design ideas through graphics practice
1
I
6
A.S. 91069 v5 Design and Visual Communication 1.36 - Promote an organised body of design work to an audience using visual communication techniques
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Disclaimer


The Standards offered are correct at time of writing

Course content may change by the start of the year