From Glasgow Green to Bendigo (clip 2)
A look at the work of Glasgow's famous Templeton factory
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This film shows manufacturing processes in the Templeton factory, Glasgow. This clip shows a designer from the Templeton Factory talking to camera and explaining the creative process while working at his bench creating a rough pattern for the new design.
Questions & Activities
- Is this how you would expect a designer to be dressed?
- Could you tell from his studio what he is designing?
- What do the designs and colours tell us about the ambitions of the early Nineteen Sixties?
- How is this underscored through the use of music?
- Is this an example of good design practice?
Art and Design / Textiles: Which is more important to the designer the form or function of a product and how does this effect its price and profitability?
Art and Design / Textiles: Go back to a historical painting and develop a pattern that you would want to produce as a textile.
Art and Design / Textiles: Discuss how the floral language of the narration to describe the pattern and discuss how historical allusion is used in contemporary fashion and textile design.
Art and Design / Textiles: Discuss the stages of this designer's process. Do you think you could do better using the same basic colours and shapes?
Art and Design / Moving Image Education: Discuss how a design process can be effectively communicated to other people. Describe your own design process from start to finish and if possible make a film for others to view.
|Resource Rights Holder||National Library of Scotland|
|Genre||Promotional Film, Corporate|
|School Subject||Art and Design, Technologies|
|Subject Matter||Shape and Pattern, Visual Elements, Textiles|
|Who||(sponsor), Films of Scotland (production company), Robert Irvine (director), Templeton Carpets Ltd (sponsor)|