THINK:MAKE:SELL:REPEAT 2014

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THINK:MAKE:SELL:REPEAT helps second year Post 16 and Foundation students explore how their design skills can turn into a creative business for their future.

This event takes place on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 5, 12, 19 and 26 November, 4 pm – 7 pm
  • Wednesday 3 December, 10 am – 6 pm, Sales Platform
  • Friday 5 December, 2 pm – 4 pm
    *you must be available to attend all six sessions*
  • From: Wednesday 5 November 2014, 12 am
  • To: Friday 5 December 2014, 12 am
  • Location: Bonington building, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LS

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Event details

Second year Post 16 and Foundation students are invited to join our Art and Design staff and students to research, design, brand and market a product, sell the products live at the NTU Art & Design Christmas Fair then review the sales and plan a business identity.

The emphasis of the project is on designing a commercial product and testing it at market.

Over a series of masterclasses you will:

  • learn how to design for a market, considering customer, price point, market, event, competitor and trend awareness.
  • create, review and identify product design ideas including theme, image, colour, size of design, Pinterest mood boards.
  • produce final design idea digitally using Photoshop, apply ceramic decals to mugs, deliver to kiln for firing.
  • explore how to differentiate your product through branding, identify brand values and brand name, explore visual communication and develop a logo, A3 poster and other marketing materials.
  • discover how to establish the right price, including accounts, costing, price point, price drop / discount strategies.
  • be introduced to sales, how to engage your customer, customer feedback, taking the money, security, keeping accounts and establishing your sales plan.
  • live sales platform at the NTU Art & Design Christmas Fair.
  • review project, present sales figures, reflect on which designs performed well, including prizes for winning team.

This event takes place on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 5, 12, 19 and 26 November, 4 pm – 7 pm
  • Wednesday 3 December, 10 am – 6 pm, Sales Platform
  • Friday 5 December, 2 pm – 4 pm
    *you must be available to attend all six sessions*

If you should like to book a place on this event, please click on our bookings tab and complete the online booking form.

For further information or if you have any queries, please contact Esther Johnson or telephone +44 (0)115 848 6588.

Booking information

This is a free event.

To book your place(s) please use our online form.

Further information about evening, including directions to the venue will be sent shortly after a booking is made.

If you require any further information, please contact Esther Johnson or telephone +44 (0)115 848 6588.

Location details

Room/Building:

Bonington building

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Shakespeare Street
Nottingham
NG1 5LS

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