S2 Design and Technology

FAMOUS DESIGNERS

1. Select a famous designer from the list below.

Philippe Stark, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Ron Arad, Michael Graves, Ettore Sotsass, Verner Panton,

Arne Jacobsen

2. Produce an A4 fact sheet on your selected designer that contains the following information.

·        A neat title

·        A picture and description of at least two of their designs

·        An explanation of what you think of their designs

·        Include Photos or sketches

Text can either be typed or handwritten

 

Web resources for the S2 Famous Designer poster are shown below.

For Charles Rennie Mackintosh go to http://www.crmsociety.com/ Click on the ‘About Mackintosh’ tab then ‘Glasgow Style’.

For Verner Panton go to http://www.vernerpanton.com/

 For Ron Arad go to http://designmuseum.org/design/ron-arad

 For Michael Graves go to http://www.michaelgraves.com/ and click onto the Michael Graves Design Group section of the page to see some of his products.

There is also some information on Michael Graves at http://www.alessi.com/en/1/64/michael-graves

For information on Ettore Sottsass and the Memphis design group go to http://www.design-technology.info/designers/page13.htm  There is a link on this page to a website with more information on Ettore Sottsass. 

For Arne Jacobsen go to http://www.arne-jacobsen.com/en/arne-jacobsen