Short project pack for design students
About this learning resource
This pack includes background information and activity ideas to use during a visit to the King’s State Apartments at Kensington Palace and back in the classroom. The activities are designed to be a self-contained, short project achievable within one visit to the palace and one lesson.
National Curriculum links
Supports Art, Craft and Design and Textile Design specifications for OCR, AQA and Edexcel and Arts Award Bronze, Silver and Gold.
To develop knowledge and understanding of:
- Georgian, Neo-classical, Palladianism and Rococo design.
- How to design and create a pattern repeat.
- Different printing processes including block (lino) printing and stencilling.
- KS5 (age 16+)
- Art & Design
- For your visit
- Kensington Palace
Dr Sally Tuckett, University of Glasgow, describes why the study of fashion and dress is so useful for social historians.
A detailed look at historic royal fashion. Examine one of the treasures of the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection, a beautiful man’s silk court coat from the 1790s.
Contains two design briefs and related activities as part of a self-led research visit to the King’s State Apartments at Kensington Palace.