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FURTHER MEMPHIS DESIGNS
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|Study the Memphis inspired products shown below. They are all everyday products, although unusual in their appearance.|
|The products share some or all of the design criteria outlined below. Using this criteria, helps us and clients, to determine that each of the products has been inspired by the Memphis Design Group.|
Each product has a vibrant colour scheme, with bright, lively colours
Each of the designs is unconventional, and is different to similar traditional products.
Each product is unusual and has visually impact.
They are artistic / ornamental, like exhibition/display pieces.
They lack functionality. The function of each product was not the main consideration by their designers, as aesthetics is the key factor.
High levels of craft skills have been applied during manufacture.
They were all made by ‘One Off’ or small scale manufacture. They are not made in large quantities or for the general public.
Some of the products show an unusual choice of materials, textures and colours.
Target Market: Rich Individuals, Galleries, Design Museums.
|1. Select two of the products. Explain in what way, the design of each of your chosen products has been influenced by the Memphis style of design.|
|3. Name and briefly explain which of the products is your favourite.|
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