Product Design




Types of Lighting

Produce a spider diagram of all the possible types of lighting that you can think of.
Illustrate this diagram with photographs of some of the types of lighting.
You don't have to illustrate all of them, but make sure you write up as many different kinds as you can think of.



Image Collection


Collect lots of images of different types of lighting and put them into a Google Album. Make this album public.
Collect lots of images of the type of lighting that your client specifically wanted and put them into a Google Album. Make this album public.
Make sure you embed both of these albums onto your Google Site.


Describing your Product


Choose a lighting style that your client said that they wanted and use that in the centre of your describe diagram.
Note :- an ADJECTIVE is a describing word. You need to use DESIGN related words. 
We will be trialling this activity together in the Google+ Community first .

NZQA design terms


Product Research Analysis


Fill in your copy with lots of different types of lighting styles and designs.





Possible key words you could use in your analysis notes :-
  • Balance
  • Symmetry
  • Proportion
  • Size
  • Shape
  • Form
  • Colour
  • Safety
  • Ergonomics and ease of use

    Look at this poster for some more useful terms you could apply to your lighting analysis.


Compare and Contrast


A good way of analysing a product and being clear about why design decisions were made is to compare it to a similar product.