Lesson aims GCSE Product Design Textiles To write a justified design specification for a specific product By the end of the lesson you Must: Write a specification which includes the main details from the design brief Should: Write a specification which takes into account the research findings Could: Write a specification which takes into account the research findings and can justify each point W.I.L.F. – What I am Looking For Specification: an outline that details all the requirements of a product – usually written as a list Justify: give a reason or explain why it is necessary Examiner’s tips The specification is a document or list that expands upon the brief It is used to guide design ideas and to help when evaluating to ensure that the end product meets the original identified need Task 1, Look at the images below. In pairs try and write a list of possible criteria that the designer may have used when designing one of these items. Task 2 – Writing your own specification Aesthetics Look at the design brief it will tell you the Cost first 3/4 points to include in your Customer specification. Write these down. (5 mins) Environment Task 3 Safety Now write a further 5-8 specification Size points for your project using your research and add them to the list. Function 10 (mins) Remember ACCESSFM it might help you!! Materials and manufacturing A Aesthetics: What does the product look like? C Cost: How much does the product cost to buy and make? C Customer: Who would buy or use the product? E Environment: Where would the product be used or stored? S Size: How big or small is the product? S Safety: How safe is it during normal use? F Function: How does the product work? M Material: What is the product made from? Plenary : Literacy ‘Spruce up my spec’ Swap specifications with your partner. (1 Minute) Check the specification for spelling mistakes. (1 Minute) Check the specification for punctuation mistakes.