GCSE Design and Technology: Analysis, Testing and Evaluation Analysing Problem September 2015 Model 1 I am going to design and make a package for an MP3 player. Logo/name Sealed for security Suit female More modern Basic information Award to show they have won something because of there product Ethan Sealed for security Suits male Very eye catching from bright colours Big letters Ethan Information Boring and dull design Suits male Sealed for security Information by picture Ethan Common features The common features are they all have a seal for security so no one steals them out of the packet and they all have some sort of information to inform the buyer about the product and its features but they show it in deferent ways e.g. by pictures/symbols or writing. Model 1, continued Common Features • They all have Logos. • They all have multiple colours. • They are all blister packs. • They all show the actual MP3 Player in a clear window. • They all use the colour blue and red (masculine colours) extensively. • They all have a euro slot so they can be hung up. • They all use at least two different materials (mainly card and plastic). • They are all around three times bigger than the MP3 player Model 1, continued My MP3 player must 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Be made from thin card. Have appealing surface graphics. Allow all, or part of the MP3 player to be seen. Have information on the specifications of the MP3. Include the company logo. Protect the MP3 player from damage. Be able to be hung up from a euro slot. Appeal to the target audience. Be safe to use by children. Be easy to open. Be re-cycle able and eco-friendly. Have relevant safety symbols on it. Model 2 I am going to design and make a package for an MP3 player. Model 2, continued Model 2, continued The existing package is difficult to open. It could only be opened by cutting with scissors and was still difficult to do. Once open the package cannot be re-sealed. The card and plastic were difficult to separate for recycling. Model 2, continued I am going to re-design and make an easy to open and environmentally friendly package for a MP3 player. Brief Activity Sheet Initial Brief What existing solutions exist? Problems with existing solutions Revised brief Design and make a protective cover for a phone Details and images of an existing phone cover Details and images of an existing phone cover Details and images of an existing phone cover • Difficult to fit. • Tears easily. • Covers up the headphone socket. • Doesn’t fit well. • Doesn’t feel nice. • Only available in two colours. • Too expensive. • Makes phone too bulky to fit in pocket. Design a strong cover that is easy to fit and allows the headphones etc to be plugged in. Design and make a well fitting cover with a pleasant texture Design a slim fitting cover, that costs less than £10 and is available in a range of fashionable colours .