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1

What is a design specification?

Detailed list of criteria a design should meet

2

Why might you analysis products?

Trend
Components
Production methods

3

What is disassembly?

Finding out how a product is made by taking it apart
Components
Materials
Order and how it was put together
Decoration

4

What is the disadvantage of disassembly?

It is expensive

5

What are trend forecasts and what do they do?

Predict the future fashion trends
Moodboard
Know what other designers are making
More marketable

6

What is a design brief?

Brief outline of context and target market

7

How is a design affected?

Technology
Trends
Economy
Social, cultural and ethical issues
Environment

8

How do you evaluate a design?

Detailed sketches
Modelling
User trials
Client
Compare to similar products

9

How do you work out cost production?

Make a prototype
Budget
Timescale

10

What is quality assurance?

Test your product evaluate it against the spec and modify it to improve its quality
Fit for purpose

11

Give 2 examples of Quality Assurance

Moodboard
Flow chart

12

What is off the peg?

Clothes are bought ready to wear
Cheaper due to mass production
Standard sizes
Straightforward designs