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The project

Students are challenged to design a new product for the Design Museum Shop with the winning product manufactured and sold at the shop. The programme is supported by free workshops, teacher CPD and visits to the Design Museum and offers young people a chance to develop design thinking, creative and business skills.

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    Teacher prep

    You must log in to access this section. Resources for getting ready to run the project and booking visits, workshops and CPD.

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    Resources to help getting into teams, watch the brief film and get started on the project.

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    Understand the setting for your ideas including Design Museum Shop and target audience

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    Idea Generation

    Get creative and look for ways to come up with new and original responses to the theme

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    Refining your design

    Reflect on different aspects of the brief to help develop ideas, find flaws and rethink to make them even better.

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    Make decisions on the manufacturing, costing and marketing of product ideas.

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    Pitching your idea

    Communicate product ideas on paper and through a pitch.

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    Finishing up

    A chance to reflect on the lessons learnt throught the process and think about what’s next.

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2013 Winner - Weald of Kent Grammar School
2012 Winner - Trinity School
2011 Winner - Walworth Academy
2010 Winner - Haberdasher’s Aske’s Hatcham College