Head of Department: Miss AM Healy BA (Hons), PGCE (Luton)
WHY CHOOSE DESIGN TECHNOLOGY ?
Think about the objects that you love. Your mobile phone with its delicious curves was designed on a computer screen. The car you yearn for started life as a reduced size clay model. A building that you admire sprang from the drawing board of an architect. And it is not a new phenomenon. Our fascination with 3D design goes back to flint arrowheads and earthenware pots. As a 3D designer you are at the crossroads of a number of skills. Of course you need creativity, in order to imagine the shape and function of the object. But you’ll also need to know about manufacturing processes, materials and marketing.