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The Toy workshop

Thomas, V., Turner, R. and Schaber, F. (2011) The Toy workshop. Invited Presentation presented to: Learning Global - Fourth Learning & Teaching Conference, The University of Northampton, 11 May 2011. (Unpublished)

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Presentation)
Abstract: We are involved in teaching the next generation of product designers and illustrators. We work with toy companies and children’s book publishers. We are involved with creating and licensing images worldwide. Through this work we have become very interested in how images cross cultural boundaries, so we are exploring how to learn more about the process. How we can best teach new creators and how we can improve our own design practice? In this paper we intend to share our current research and experience, working on projects involving dolls houses, wooden educational toys, picture and pop-up books
Uncontrolled Keywords: Toy, design education, knowledge transfer, Vicki Battle, Battle
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS2301.T7 Toys
T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS155 Production management. Operations management > TS171 Industrial art and design
N Fine Arts > NC Drawing. Design. Illustration > NC390 Study and teaching
Creators: Thomas, Vicki, Turner, Randle and Schaber, Friedemann
Projects: John Crane Knowledge Transfer Project
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Research Centre > China and Emerging Economies Centre
Faculties > Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology > Design & Photography
Date: May 2011
Date Type: Presentation
Event Title: Learning Global - Fourth Learning & Teaching Conference
Event Dates: 11 May 2011
Event Location: The University of Northampton
Event Type: Conference
Language: English
Status: Unpublished
URI: http://nectar.northampton.ac.uk/id/eprint/3982

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