WHAT IS A DESIGN BRIEF?
A design brief is a explanation of something and it outlines the main objectives and specific aims of a particular project.It can go into rough detail and it also makes sure that the desing issues are questions and considered before going ahead with the project.
ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF A GOOD DESIGN BRIEF:
- Objectives and goals of the new design
- Budget and schedule
- Target audience
- Scope of the project(What is the project? Why do they need you? What materials do they need?)
- Available materials/required materials
- Overall style/look
- Any definite “Do nots”
An important thing to remember about a design brief is that it needs to be clear and understandable to any of your audiences.
CAD systems make it easier for a designer to produce an idea that looks realistic.
CAD software produces:
- orthographic 2D drawings
- 3D virtual reality models
- A wide range of symbols and dimensions,which can be easily placed onto a drawing.
- Much quicker and less time consuming
- drawings can be veiwed from any angle
- stores lots of info saving space
- easier to make changes
Like the system `crating` by hand,the CAD system can use a `wire frame` technique,where you can veiw right through an object(called virtual modelling)
Rapid prototyping takes virtual designs from CAD and uses a modelling machine to see what the object will look like at final construction.