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How do you create depth and tone on paper? How do you create a cd case from scratch? Steve Garner, Professor of Design at The Open University answers these questions and others in this introduction to design basics. All design begins with translating ideas on to a canvas, and this collection encourages you to begin thinking about design principles from how letters are shaped to creating three dimensional models.

This material forms part of The Open University course U101 Design thinking.

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How do you create depth and tone on paper? How do you create a cd case from scratch? Steve Garner, Professor of Design at The Open University answers these questions and others in this introduction to design basics. All design begins with translating ideas on to a canvas, and this collection encourages you to begin thinking about design principles from how letters are shaped to creating three dimensional models.

This material forms part of The Open University course U101 Design thinking.

    • video
    Shapes of letters

    Shapes of letters

    Steve Garner uses a newspaper to show how you can observe shapes of letters.

    • 2 min
    Transcript -- Shapes of letters

    Transcript -- Shapes of letters

    Steve Garner uses a newspaper to show how you can observe shapes of letters.

    • video
    Tone in design

    Tone in design

    Steve Garner gives examples of how to create a range of tones.

    • 2 min
    Transcript -- Tone in design

    Transcript -- Tone in design

    Steve Garner gives examples of how to create a range of tones.

    • video
    The overlay technique

    The overlay technique

    Steve Garner uses the overlay technique to replicate a picture of a chair.

    • 1 min
    Transcript -- The overlay technique

    Transcript -- The overlay technique

    Steve Garner uses the overlay technique to replicate a picture of a chair.

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