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DSC 101 DESIGN AWARENESS Prof. Jacques Giard, PhD ©Jacques Giard 2010 DSC 101 Design Awareness 1 What are the goals for today? •  Gaining a basic understanding of the designing process… •  The Velcro story •  Design-in-the-News… •  What we already know… ©Jacques Giard 2010 DSC 101 Design Awareness 2 Design in the News McDonald's plans to spend more than 600 million euros (US$828 million) to remodel 1,280 of its European restaurants. NY Times Saturday August 25, 2007 "Re-imaging...

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Classical Design Versus Modern Design

December 1, 2010 Classical Design versus Modern Design There are many different design styles. Some are very similar, such as traditional and classical and some are complete opposites, such as classical and modern. These two design styles are opposite in just about every way. In the modern design style the focus is on simplicity and asymmetry whereas in the classical design style the focus is on balance and symmetry. In the modern design style there is a feeling of less is more....

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Engineering Design

Engineering design generally involves five steps : developing a statement of the problem and/or a set of specifications, gathering information pertinent to the problem, designing several alternatives that meet the specifications, analyzing the alternatives and selecting the best one, and testing and implementing the best design. Discuss how is ethical problem solving shares similar attributes with engineering design. Ethical problem solving shares similar attributes with engineering design. Both...

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Job Design

Job design in McDonald As everyone knows, McDonald’s Corporation is one of the biggest franchise fast-food restaurants throughout the world. Therefore, the implementation of appropriate job design within the organization itself becomes an extra significant issue facing by the manager. As Wood et al (2010, p159) states: “Job design involves the planning and specification of job tasks and the work setting designated for their accomplishment.” Each staff is designed a particular set of jobs in McDonald’s...

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Textile Designs

INTRODUCTION ‘Design is directed towards human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution’. (Ivan 2009) Creation of design involves the selection of individual design elements and the arrangement of them within a spatial enclosure to satisfy certain functional and aesthetic needs and wishes. This arrangement of elements in space includes the act of making patterns. No one single element in space stands alone. Ina design pattern all the elements...

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Sustainable Design Versus Aesthetic Design

Design is that area of human experience, where skill and knowledge is concerned with man’s ability to mould the environment according to his material and spiritual needs. It is used to analyse and identify problems to find an appropriate solution. Designers have created all kind of functional designs to help improve people’s lives. They were interested in the nature of beauty, art, and taste and with the creation and appreciation of beauty. Although there are examples of pre-historic art, they...

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Landscape Design

contemporary landscape design commonly incorporate traditional approaches with applied technologies and newer finishes. This kind of design is unconsciously found nearly everywhere like in a 1950's home remodel. Newer finishes of stainless steel appliances in a new classic home is another example. It could be seen as enlivening the old by adding modern materials, clearer functions and technologies while maintaining an organic, simple and beautiful landscape. Contemporary landscape design today lay more...

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Fashion Design

& stitched formal Men’s Wear for a Fashion show in Heriot-watt University. * Designed style lines, 3D dresses, draped gowns and tailored jackets. * Participated in a fashion show to happen in Dubai Mall about Power puff Girls, where my designs got selected and will walk on the ramp. * Was a part of another fashion show named, Aura, which took place in Infiniti car showroom. * Worked with celebrities like Simon heng, Dj bliss , Michael sinco and Swarovski. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES...

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Mola Designs

Mola designs have been created since the beginning of the 20th century. They are an important cultural expression of the indigenous women in Kuna Yala. What I notice about this picture is that there is a rooster place in the middle of the page and it is standing on a plant and flowers. I also notice that it is a shirt with patterns and a sunset colour pallet. I can also see people at the top with their hands in the air. Some other shapes and patterns in this molar design are little rectangles surrounding...

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Innovation, Creativity, and Design

What components are essential to a successful business? I am sure that innovation, design, and creativity are not the first things that come to mind but they are essential concepts for any successful business. To really understand how these concepts are implemented in the business environment it is important to understand their definitions, how they relate to one another, and how they differ. Once these three concepts are understood an organization can implement the concepts at hand. Innovation...

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