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Design Era - AS91340


Level 2 Design and Visual Communication.
AS91340


Standard Description



You will be researching a design era and designing a product based on that era

  • The work is split into a series of tasks that you complete at your own pace, within the timeframe given.
  • These tasks are listed along the top of the page. 
  • When you have completed these tasks, your work will be assessed against this Achievement Standard :-


Level 2 Design and Visual Communication

AS91340
Version 3
Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas
   
 Internal  3 credits


This work is used with standard AS91342 - Develop a product design through graphics practice, where you will be using the information about the design era you have chosen to design a product.



Breaking down the Standard



Design Era

AS91340

Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas.

3 credits - Internal



Standard

What does it mean?

What will you do?

Resources

Achieved

Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas.


describing the way elements of design are used within the design movement or era. describing social factors that influenced the design movement or era.

generating design ideas that incorporate the identified characteristics of a design movement or era.

Characteristic - feature or quality.

Movement - series of activities that lead to an outcome or goal.

Era - a period of time.

Inform - to know, to give information about.


Describe - tell, outline, define.

Elements - parts.

Social - human way of life, community and systems.

Generate - create.

Incorporate - include.



  • Research images about the chosen design era.

  • Research information about the chosen design era.

  • Describe how social factors of the time had an influence on design.

  • Identify the main characteristics of the chosen design era in terms of the design elements.

  • Use your research to influence the design concepts for AS91342 (product design project)

  • List how your designs are influenced by your chosen design era.

Design Era information and resources


Image Research

Cause and Effect

Design elements

Product Design Project


Merit

Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to clearly inform own design ideas.


explaining the elements of design that characterise the design movement or era. generating design ideas where it is evident that the identified characteristics of the design movement or era have been linked to the design ideas in a considered manner.


Clearly - plain, able to be understood.


Explain - clarify, analyse, justify.

Considered - thought about.

Identified - recognised.


Achieved plus :-

  • Show the chosen design era in place with other design eras in the form of a timeline.
  • Compare the chosen design era with another era so you understand what makes it unique.
  • Use your research to clearly be the main influence the design concepts for AS91342 (product design project)
  • Analyse the design concepts in terms of how it is influenced by the chosen design era.

Timeline


Compare and Contrast


Analysis


Product Design Project


This level also depends on the quality of your work and a deeper understanding being shown in how you have included the chosen design era in your design work. 





Excellence

Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to effectively inform own design ideas.


generating design ideas where it is evident that the identified characteristics of the design movement or era have been interpreted and embedded into the design ideas.


Effectively - completely.


Evident - visible, obvious.

Interpreted - explained, made clear, understood.

Embedded - fixed in the design ideas from the start, not just decoration at the end.

Achieved and Merit plus :-

  • Produce design ideas for AS91342 that really effectively use the characteristics of the chosen design era from the start of the design concept process.
  • Notes that detail how the design elements used in the design ideas are related to your chosen design era.
  • Use own interpretation of the chosen design era design elements in design ideas, not just copied from what is already available.

This level depends on the quality of your work and the depth that you have included the chosen design era in your design work.