Term-long project pack for design students
About this learning resource
Two design briefs and a series of related activities for use by teachers and students as part of a self-led research visit to the King’s State Apartments at Kensington Palace. These briefs could be used as the starting point for an Autumn project or as the basis for the longer, main coursework project (Personal Investigation).
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 an understanding of Georgian design.
- To make links between Georgian fashion and ideas and modern designers.
- To use Georgian fashion and design as inspiration for creative work.
- 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.