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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Sep 2018

  • What is Manupedia and how do I use it?

    What is Manupedia and how do I use it? Creative commons image Icon Pixabay under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Sep 2018
    Find out more about Manupedia and how you can best make use of it. 
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    What connects knitting to helicopter design?

    By Claudia Eckert, Dr Janet Sumner

    The skills you learn knitting could come in handy putting a helicopter together. The OU's Claudia Eckert explains why.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Feb 2018

  • What connects knitting to helicopter design?

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    What connects knitting to helicopter design? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: MabelArthur
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Feb 2018
    The skills you learn knitting could come in handy putting a helicopter together. The OU's Claudia Eckert explains why.
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    Design in a nutshell

    By Clive Hilton

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

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    Activity

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Feb 2018

  • Design in a nutshell

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    Design in a nutshell Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 01 Feb 2018
    Get the lowdown on 6 key design movements and share your design alter-ego
  • Uncover the mysteries of flatpacks

    By Julian Cooper

    Flatpack - does the word strike fear or joy in your heart? Julian Cooper investigates the history of the mysterious...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Jan 2018

  • Uncover the mysteries of flatpacks

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 31 Jan 2018
    Flatpack - does the word strike fear or joy in your heart? Julian Cooper investigates the history of the mysterious flatpack. 
  • Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: IKEA
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jan 2018

  • How 20th century design movements may have influenced IKEAs design culture

    How 20th century design movements may have influenced IKEAs design culture Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: IKEA
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Jan 2018
    The enduring popularity of IKEA’s products, particularly its furniture, suggests that the design principles have been carefully considered over time. But how...
  • Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jan 2018

  • Keepers and seekers: iconic products, fashion fads and flops

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Jan 2018
    What stays and what goes? Dr Fiona Harris explores IKEA's product development.
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Sep 2017

  • We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover

    We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover Creative commons image Icon David.78 under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Sep 2017
    Why has the absence of a Quentin Blake illustration in favour of a more grown up image on a 50th birthday edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the...
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    Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2017

  • Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

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    Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: FranciscoFdez
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets. Loizos Heracleous explores Apple's...
  • Are there other responses to urban terror than just more bollards?

    Can we adapt urban environments in the face of a changing terrorist threat? Jon Coaffee says it's going to take more...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Are there other responses to urban terror than just more bollards?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Can we adapt urban environments in the face of a changing terrorist threat? Jon Coaffee says it's going to take more than just more concrete and steel...
  • Video

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 May 2017

  • Brits Who Built The Modern World: A video collection

    Featuring: Video Video
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 03 May 2017
    Collected extracts from the BBC/OU series exploring the titans of British architecture
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