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Design for Production

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: DCO30002

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit introduces a range of industry standard production processes, including mass production and one-to-many communication. It explores methods of selection and sourcing of appropriate suppliers and manufacturers in relation to a specific project outcome. Learn about workflow for production and examine communication issues for designers and manufacturers.


  • Accessing, analysing and presenting research data
  • Developing a creative strategy and communication plan
  • Investigating selected media systems
  • Developing communication design concept and idea
  • Executing designed communication outcomes
  • Publishing a design presentation document
  • Studio-based exercises and tutorial activities, peer review and critique, online submission and discussion, research and reading. A workbook/reflective journal will be maintained.

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