Happy New Year – Let us Remember Design in 2014!

Happy New to all IB Design Technology teachers and I hope you had a great 2014 and are looking forward to the year ahead in your teaching of Design. It is a great time of year as students come back after the break to review the past year in terms of Design to get your students motivated, interested and hopefully inspired for their design projects ahead. So to help you here are a few resources that I will use to ...

What Can We All Learn from Successful Designers? A Teachers Resource.

Hi all, Just a quick post to say I have posted on the DT student blog - links to Yanko Designs' series of interviews with famous designers that give advice about innovation and design in the real world. What is great about these designers are they are famous in the design world but less so outside of this so some of your students may not have heard of them. But when they read about them and what they have designed and ...

What Can We All Learn from Successful Designers?

It is obvious that as part of your Design and Technology course you will be looking and taking inspiration from past designers. However often you can be daunted by the abilities of Hadid or Dyson and believe that from your Design and technology studies you may and could be the next famous engineer or designer. Well over at Yanko design they have recently been interviewing famous and some less famous (outside of design circles) about what makes them tick and ...