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Drawing for Science, Invention & Discovery: Even if you can’t draw

ISBN References ISBN [Paperback, B&W] 978-1-909671-19-5 … £9.99 RRP ISBN [Mobi, B&W] 978-1-909671-20-1 … £3.99 RRP The paperback is available from all good book stores (eg Waterstones) and online book sellers (eg BOOKS etc). A print replica ebook version for Kindles is available from Amazon. About This Book This book is aimed at all the scientists, mathematicians, engineers, pioneers and thinkers out there […]

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Liz Macfarlane reviews Design Epistemology and Curriculum Planning

Review by Liz Macfarlane Education Consultant, Vice-President NSEAD An excellent review of LDP’s recent publication can be found on the NSEAD website and can be found here: http://nsead.org/news/news.aspx?id=806 It is also shown below. ‘The collection of papers featured in this book were drawn together as a response to the Department for Education’s Expert Panel, which […]

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Andrew Mutter reviews ‘Design: Models of Change’

AD, The National Society for Education in Art and Design magazine, Summer 2014, Issue 10, p.27             This book contains a wide range of thoughts about the impact of designerly thinking on people’s lives and the environment. Many of the chapters focus on the development of mental models and their […]

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David Spendlove reviews ‘Design Education: a Vision for the Future’

  The last few years have been a very difficult period for those involved in the Design and Technology education community. A change of government and a change of emphasis saw Design and Technology potentially marginalised in favour of a back to basics ‘analogue curriculum in a digital age’. Creativity, Technology and ‘Designerly Thinking’ were […]

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Design: Models of change

How do designers do what they do? How do architects,engineers, industrial, fashion and graphic designers think? What is it that goes on in their minds that enables them to shape the things that people buy, use and inhabit? And how far do they share their mental abilities with people at large? Is it true that everyone is a designer in their own way?

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