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We encounter designed products every day, from bus tickets to buildings. We travel on, wear and even eat products that have been designed. What it is like to be a designer? What are the design processes that generate products? The 28 video tracks on this album reveal the importance of creativity in the design process and explore the products and practices of both new and highly experienced designers working in the international design world. Designers from Philips and IDEO explain how they formulate design plans, conduct market research and make design decisions. This material forms part of The Open University course T211 Design and designing.

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We encounter designed products every day, from bus tickets to buildings. We travel on, wear and even eat products that have been designed. What it is like to be a designer? What are the design processes that generate products? The 28 video tracks on this album reveal the importance of creativity in the design process and explore the products and practices of both new and highly experienced designers working in the international design world. Designers from Philips and IDEO explain how they formulate design plans, conduct market research and make design decisions. This material forms part of The Open University course T211 Design and designing.

    Design and Creativity

    Design and Creativity

    A short introduction to this album.

    • 57 sec
    Transcript -- Design and Creativity

    Transcript -- Design and Creativity

    A short introduction to this album.

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    New Designs: Charger

    New Designs: Charger

    Harnessing the power of technology: a designer talks about developing and testing a new charger that turns kinetic energy into electricity.

    • 4 min
    Transcript -- New Designs: Charger

    Transcript -- New Designs: Charger

    Harnessing the power of technology: a designer talks about developing and testing a new charger that turns kinetic energy into electricity.

    • video
    New Designs: Postmobile

    New Designs: Postmobile

    Design for a specific market: a new designer explains how he secured sponsorship from the Royal Mail to develop his prototype.

    • 5 min
    Transcript -- New Designs: Postmobile

    Transcript -- New Designs: Postmobile

    Design for a specific market: a new designer explains how he secured sponsorship from the Royal Mail to develop his prototype.

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