About this day
Our 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.
Programme & speakers
Resourcefulness and design Pascal Anson, Kingston University
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.
Car design for the future James Trim, Jaguar
How do we design cars for 20 years in the future? James will explore the creative process of designing a vehicle and give invaluable insights into a career in design.
About James Trim
James is lead exterior designer at Jaguar.
Engaging design Kirstine Jaeger, Jason Bruges Studio Limited
Kirstine will present a range of projects and processes revealing how she approaches a brief to come to a design that is site-specific, innovative and engages people with their environment.
About Kirstine Jaeger
Kirstine Jaeger joined Jason Bruges Studio after obtaining her degree. She is now a Senior Designer and has worked on many of the Studio’s best loved projects.
Making everyday objects special Sebastian Bergne, Designer
It has never been more important to design products that contribute positively. Industrial designer Sebastian Bergne will talk about ten very different projects that are both normal and exceptional, expected and unexpected.
About Sebastian Bergne
Industrial designer Sebastian Bergne is renowned for making everyday objects special with his essential and human approach to design. His achievements have been widely recognised with international design awards.
Object narratives Theodóra Alfredsdottir
All objects act as documentation of their manufacturing process; a record of what went on between the machine, tools, craftsman and material. Theodóra will talk about her interest in these narratives that objects can inhabit through her own work, having regard to the ideology of others.
About Theodóra Alfredsdottir
Theodóra is an Icelandic product designer based in London. She’s interested in the way an object can act as documentation of it’s manufacturing process; a record of what went on between the machine, tools, craftsman and material as well as it can communicate it’s origin and former life.