Product Design Revision 2018

1. What are the benefits of ICT in manufacture?

  • You can play online games with your clients who are abroad
  • Artificial Intelligence can produce ideas for you
  • Video Conferencing, such as Skype and Facetime, mean that international calls can take place between manufacturers resulting in the lack of need to travel (saving money) and software is available that allows you to build and produce a physical model.
  • You have a good excuse to buy a quality laptop or computer
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2. What is 3D Printing?

  • The process of making a physical object from a 3D digital model, usually, by building up layers of a material
  • Creating clones in a matter of minutes
  • A technique of using a laser beam, which is controlled by a computer, to build an object up, layer by layer, from a liquid polymer resin that hardens when the laser light hits it
  • Printing a 3D image onto a piece of paper

3. What best describes the Art Nouveau movement of 1880-1910?

  • Curved lines and Organic shapes, non-geometrical, used asymmetry, inspired by Japanese culture and used bright but delicate colour schemes
  • A dark and gothic art style which emphasised death, vampires and the DC Universe, it used symmetry and straight sharp lines, it was conjured in Romania
  • A bright and happy movement which resulted in the first emoji being born, this movement emphasised the importance of expressing intense emotions and artists attempted to achieve the sublime by creating small faces.
  • Linear and floral imagery which focused primarily on the wildlife in the Saharan Desert and Death Valley

4. What is Product Analysis?

  • Looking and comparing different products to see what works in particular products and what doesn't, this is to make better products
  • Existing products developing due to Market Pull and Technology Push
  • Firing lasers at materials to comprehend the composure of the material, this is used to look at the different components of composites

5. What description best describes the Minimalism movement of 1967-1978

  • Simplicity, harmonious design, elegancy, open-space (avoiding inner-walls), Basic geometric shapes and having a very small amount of furniture
  • Curved lines and Organic shapes, non-geometrical, used asymmetry, inspired by Japanese culture and used bright but delicate colour schemes
  • Regular repetitive forms, using new materials, the form being derived (which means coming from) function, no decoration
  • Using new materials, having simple forms with no decorative elements, being functional and having natural colours

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