Design education and beyond


This chapter explains the educational training and experience undertaken by student product designers internationally. It outlines what you will study, the nature of student projects, and how to prepare for a “degree show” if required by your particular school. It provides practical advice and guidelines on how to write a résumé, create a portfolio, and perform well in interview, and looks at career opportunities both in product design and related fields.

Studying product design

Courses in product design explore the ever-changing ways of making connections between objects and people. When choosing a college or university you should consider each course’s curriculum, employability of graduates, reputation, location, ...

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