Recent posts covering syllabus core topics.
The New Google Gadget Concept is a very good example of Architectural Innovation. The technology of the components stays the same, but the configuration of the components is changed to produce a new design. Putting existing components together in novel ways. ...read more
Physical ergonomics is concerned with human anatomy, and some of the anthropometric, physiological and biomechanical characteristics as they relate to physical activity. Physical ergonomic principles have been widely used in the design of both consumer and industrial...read more
My mission is to enable the learning and development of extraordinary, innovative leaders that will bring new levels of creativity, vision and integrity to business and society.
No other subject in education has the ability to make the world a better place than Design Technology. I try to find articles from publications all over the world making them as relevant to as many people as I can.
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Patience is a virtue
I will be adding topics as I deliver them to my class over the next two years. As and when I read an article for topics already covered I will obviously add these also. This is work in progress…
Recent posts covering additional higher level topics.
Sustainable development is concerned with satisfying human needs for resources now and in the future without compromising the carrying capacity of the planet. Designers utilize design approaches that support sustainable development across a variety of contexts. A...read more
The photograph above demonstrates some material being placed inside a mason jar, sealed off, and then heated to create an odour. This shall allow scientists and designers to check if the material is eligible for the product only if it can produce a attractive smell...read more
Triple bottom line sustainability : environmental, economic and social. Historically there has been a close correlation between economic growth and environmental degradation—as economic prosperity increases so environmental quality decreases. This trend is clearly...read more