DCO30002 Design for Production

Unit code: DCO30002

Duration: 1 Teaching Period

Contact hours: Recommended 8 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.

This unit is found inĀ Bachelor of Design with a Major in Communication Design.