Subject Details - Stage 1 Design A

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SACE StageSACE Stage 1
SACE Credits10 credits
Curriculum AreaArts
Subject Length1 semester
Contact PersonMr. David Carletti
DescriptionThis course involves students developing an understanding of critical thinking and problem solving. Students are required to assemble a folio of developmental material illustrating the design process: brief, research, analysis, idea generation, final product resolution, and evaluation. Students will develop skills in creative problem solving, visualising, presenting and communicating their ideas, including use of information and communication technology.
TopicsCommunication Design
• logos
• illustration
• advertising
• typography
• packaging
Environmental Design
• eco design
• architecture
Product Design
• Fashion
• Packaging
• Functional and decorative objects


Assessment     Practical
     Folio
     Visual study
Relationship To Further StudyLeads to year 12 Visual Arts- Design
PrerequisitesYear 10 design is preferable.
Special ConditionsAn excursion to visit a design exhibition is compulsory.

CostsSpecial projects may incur a small fee for materials.