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Take up our challenge to design a new piece of furniture. Your students will experience each stage of the design process and learn how design problems were solved by great makers of the past. Students will look critically at a range of objects in the museum, then work together in groups to compete in a design challenge back in the studio. Students will develop their own ideas in response to a specific brief, test their concepts against a specification, and present their design to the whole class.

Key info

Suitable for: KS3, KS4

Age Groups: 11-14, 14-16, Post 16

Subjects: Art & Design, Design & Technology

Topics: Canaletto, Critical Thinking, Drawing Techniques, Local History, Materials, Measurement, Painting, Patterns, Problem Solving, Shapes, Team Building, Uniqueness

Type: At Venue

Duration: 3 hours

Cost: Free for UK Schools

Dates: Year-round availability (Mon-Fri)

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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