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Product Design by Paul Rodgers, Alex Milton

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Developing your design skills

Product design courses combine a number of theoretical and practical activities within the curriculum. These include research, concept development, technical and manufacturing knowledge, creativity, presentation, and communication skills. Alongside the academic and technical knowledge developed during your studies, you should also gain other valuable skills.

Over the years designers have proved remarkably adept at constantly evolving their practice and skill sets to adapt to the changing needs of industry. This process has accelerated as we move away from an age of mass production to one of mass customization, where manufacturers tailor production to satisfy individual tastes. Designers are now set the task of stimulating ...

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