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HOW TO DEVELOP A SPECIFICATION BY ANALYSING THE DESIGN BRIEF
FOR A CHARLES MACKINTOSH INSPIRED STORAGE UNIT
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A Design Brief is normally written by a customer / client. The designer then analyses the brief and writes a list of specific, relevant sentences relating to the design. This is called the specification. The designer constantly refers to the sentences, when designing. They help prevent him / her straying too far from what the customer / client wants.
A leading storage manufacturer has approached you to design a storage unit to hold valuables such as jewellery or computer games. The storage unit must be based on the Mackintosh design criteria.
|1. The storage unit must be
within 300 X 250 X 250mm in size.
2. It must have several Mackintosh features.
3. It must appeal to all ages.
4. It must allow the storage of small scale items / valuables.
5. It must be manufactured from at least two materials including natural wood.
6. The purchase price must be less than £30.
7. It must be robust and strong.
8. It should attractive, interesting to look and aesthetically pleasing.
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