About this day
This engaging and interactive KS5 Product Design inspiration day will take your students to the cutting edge in design. Five renowned speakers from a diverse range of studios will give your students the inside story. From an in-depth exploration of different materials to discovering how designs develop through sketches, modelling and CAD, this is an unmissable day.
Programme & speakers
Resourcefulness and design Pascal Anson, Pascal Anson Studio
In this exciting two-part session, Pascal will explore and demonstrate the creativity and resourcefulness a designer needs when approaching any design situation. Students will then be involved in a collective creative exercise.
About Pascal Anson
Designer Pascal Anson is Senior Lecturer at Kingston University and a visiting lecturer at the RCA. He runs a design consultancy and holds workshops in the UK and abroad.
Pioneering aeronautical innovation Sam Rogers, Gravity Industries
Sam will shed light on the approach Gravity has taken to development of a pioneering human flight suit, with all the associated successes, failures and revelations. He will show how fundamental principles and design judgement can bring science fiction closer to reality.
About Sam Rogers
Sam Rogers is a flight suit design engineer at Gravity Industries. He has many years experience with pyrotechnics and built his first large solid rocket motor aged 9.
The Small Idea Graham Potts, forpeople
Most people are always looking for the big idea, however it’s often the case that the smallest ideas make the biggest difference. Graham will look at the power of ideas and where they come from.
About Graham Potts
Following his successful term as Senior Designer at Seymourpowell Graham is now Creative Lead at forpeople, a specialist design company based in an old pickle factory in south London.