The Design Mix - Part 1

Which is most important? COST, APPEARANCE or FUNCTION?

The examiner says, (and I agree), that function, cost and appearance are what makes a great 'design mix' and ultimately make a product desirable and successful. To understand this fully, choose one of the 22 product designs up for the Design Museum Awards 2014 by clicking on the link below and explain why it's function, cost and appearance works for you!

Now, create a tackk that includes images and video. Be prepared to argue your case in front of the class for which design will have the most success in the future (remember to consider COST, APPEARANCE and FUNCTION).

The Design Mix - Part 2

Which of the following will be around in 5 years?

Frame your answer (below) with the key design mix elements - FUNCTION, COST and APPEARANCE / DESIGN