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Design in a nutshell

Updated Wednesday 8th May 2013

Get the lowdown on 6 key design movements and share your design alter-ego

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  Design in a nutshell image 1100 768 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license Find your design alter-ego

Want to learn about six of the most important movements in design history? Watch short videos on:

  • Gothic Revival
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Bauhaus
  • Modernism
  • American Industrial Design
  • Postmodernism

Are you a bit postmodern, or do you belong in the Bauhaus? Watch the videos then take the test to discover your design alter-ego before sharing it with your friends.

Ready to dig deeper into design? Try this study unit with 10 hours of free learning about design thinking.

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