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#ThinkDo 19

Fabric tree

Fabric tree in John Lewis in High Wycombe. How does this inspire you?

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#ThinkDo 18

Heatherwick Spun chair

Thomas Heatherwick’s Magis Spun Chair. What other iconic designs has Heatherwick created? www.heatherwick.com

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#ThinkDo 17

What has inspired these products & window display?

How might you use similar ideas to inspire products of your own?

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#ThinkDo 16

How might you use the theme of Pop Art to inspire a design?

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#ThinkDo15

50s inspired designs for kitchen storage. What would you design based on design inspiration from the past?


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#ThinkDo 14

What natural forms might have inspired this lamp? What lighting design would you create based on inspiration from nature?


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#ThinkDo 13

John Lewis display promoting British designers. What British designers do you know?


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#ThinkDo 12

Who is your favourite artist? How would you use their work to inspire your design work?


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#ThinkDo 11

What has influenced the design of this product? How would you use the theme to inspire a product?


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#ThinkDo 10

Coat hook inspired by The London Underground Map. How would you use the map to inspire a product?


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#ThinkDo 9

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Products by Alessi. What might the exam question be? Find out more about Alessi:

http://youtu.be/E4TIniSZkNA - a very short video showing some of Alessi's products and how they are used

http://goo.gl/FbRG8X - video about the Alessi factory showing products from manufacture through to the being sold in store. 

http://goo.gl/pMRD9D - case study on Alessi

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#ThinkDo 8

How might you use this glass roof to inspire a design? What techniques might you use to interpret the design?

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#ThinkDo 7

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Trim phone from the 1970s. What other 70s design icons can you name? How might you use them to inspire your designs?

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#ThinkDo 6

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What are the benefits to a company of celebrity endorsements and marketing? What examples can you name?

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#ThinkDo 5

What are the drawbacks of copying existing designs? How might this product be developed?

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#ThinkDo 4

Write a 3 point specification for this reflective dog coat

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#ThinkDo 3

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Biomimicry is the use of natural forms and systems to inspire designing. How might the way a cactus is designed to exist with little water & its prickly protection inspire a designer?

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#ThinkDo 2

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Table top designed by Jon Burgerman. Find out more about his work at www.jonburgerman.com. How would you use his work to inspire you?

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What patterns do you see around you? How might you use them as inspiration?

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