Product Design Development: Retail and Merchandising at Harewood House
Harewood House Trust is looking to develop a new range of products for their State Floor shop. They would like to commission a piece of artwork that can be used across a variety of products (ceramics, stationery, silk scarves etc.) to create a new range of gifts all with the same artistic design. The artwork should be inspired by and reflect Harewood House and the objects and patterns within it.
10.30 – 11.30am: Specialist tour of the State Floor, exploring themes of pattern and style
11.45am – 12.30pm: Introduction to the Project brief and Marketing and Brand Awareness session with Harewood’s Marketing Manager
12.30 – 12.45pm: Object Handling Session with Collections Team, analysing patterns and designs with original plans and architectural drawings for Harewood House.
12.30 – 2.30pm: Students revisit the House to begin developing early ideas for the project. Observational drawing to be carried out looking at patterns, styles and architectural designs within the House.
Developing Harewood’s retail offer in the Walled Garden Harewood House Trust is planning to open a farm shop in the Walled Garden. The shop will be located in the eighteenth century Bothy, the original home … Read more