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LSA Festival Student Stories: Andrew Grainger / Product Design

Product Design relies on practical skills, tangible modelling and in-person user feedback. The course is structured to allow student development in a combination of practical and academic environments. 

LSA Festival Student Stories Andrew Grainger Product Design

This is one of the speakers which I designed for my final year project

The introduction of lockdown changed the dynamics of the course requiring me to rethink my project and the strategies needed to achieve success.

Before lockdown was introduced, we understood the workshops may need to close with the impending restrictions. This was a problem for my project since I was exploring a material lead brief using packaging waste. I responded by creating material samples that could be applied to future designs, proving the viability of the material chosen. Also, when lockdown was introduced, I had to reassess my project and how it would be communicated to my tutors and my target market group.

Read more about Andrew's story on the Leeds School of Arts Festival Site…

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Andrew Grainger

Andrew is a final year student studying BA (Hons) Product Design, graduating in 2020.