The Ripley Academy

Art & Tech

Year 7 And 8
Title Author Publisher ISBN
Why Things Break: Understanding the World by the Way It Comes Apart Mark E. Eberhart Three Rivers Press, 2005 1400048834
Drawing for Product Designers (Portfolio Skills) Kevin Henry Laurence King Publishing (21 Mar 2014)  
Product Design Sketches Christian Campos Booqs; Mul edition (7 Jun 2012) 946065066X
Make: Electronics: Learning Through Discovery Charles Platt Maker Media, Inc; 1 edition (20 Dec 2009) 0596153740

 

Year 9
Title Author Publisher ISBN
The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems Henry Petroski Knopf Publishing Group, 2010 0307272451
Sustainable Materials – With Both Eyes Open Julian Allwood and Jonathan Cullen UIT Cambridge Ltd., 2012 190686005X
nclusive Designing: Joining Usability, Accessibility, and Inclusion P. M langdon Springer; Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014 edition 3319357387
Sustainable Energy – Without the Hot Air David J.C. MacKay UIT, 2008. 0954452933
Technology on Your Time Volume 39: Robotic Me Mark Frauenfelder Maker Media, Inc; 1 edition (7 Jun 2014) 145718382X

 

GCSE and A Level – Product Choice/Material Choice/Design Process
Title Author Publisher ISBN
The Measure of Man and Woman: Human Factors in Design Alvin R. Tilley John Wiley & Sons; Revised Edition edition (13 Feb 2002) 0471099554
Invention by Design – How Engineers get from Thought to Thing Henry Petroski Harvard University Press, 1998 0674463684
Small Things Considered: Why there is No Perfect Design Henry Petroski Random House, 2004 1400032938
Product Design (Portfolio) Paul Rodgers Laurence King (1 Aug 2011) 1856697517
Material Innovation: Product Design Andrew H. Dent Thames and Hudson Ltd (12 May 2014) 0500291292
Process: 50 Product Designs from Concept to Manufacture Jennifer Hudson Laurence King; 2 edition (25 April 2011) 1856697258

 

General books regarding Engineering
Title Author Publisher ISBN
Engineering in Society Rob Lawlor Royal Academy of Engineering, 2013 Free Download
Engineering: A Beginner's Guide Natasha McCarthy Oneworld Publications, 2009 1851686622
The New Science of Strong Materials – or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor J.E. Gordon Penguin, 1991 0140135979
Structures – or Why Things Don't Fall Down J.E. Gordon DaCapo Press, 2003 0306812835
Cats' Paws and Catapults: Mechanical Worlds of Nature and People Steven Vogel W.W. Norton & Co., 2000 0393319903
What Engineers Know and How They Know It: Analytical Studies from Aeronautical History W.G. Vincenti Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993 0801845882
To Engineer is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design Henry Petroski Vintage Books, 1992 0679734163
Remaking the World Henry Petroski Vintage Books, 1999 0375700242
Pushing the Limits: New Adventures in Engineering Henry Petroski Vintage Books, 2005 1400032946
Why Buildings Fall Down Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori W.W. Norton & Company Ltd., 1991 039331152X
Why Buildings Stand Up Mario Salvadori W.W. Norton & Company Ltd., 1991 0393306763
Made to Measure: New Materials for the 21st Century Philip Ball Princeton University Press, 1999 0691009759
How Things Work – The Physics of Everyday Life Louis A. Bloomfield John Wiley & Sons, 2009 0470223995
Advanced Design and Technology Eddie Norman, Joyce Cubitt, Syd Urry and Mike Whittaker Longman Group Ltd., 2000 0582328314

 

Magazines/Online
Title URL
Make magazine http://makezine.com
Icon – International Design , Architecture and Culture  
BBC Focus https://www.sciencefocus.com/
Design Week https://www.designweek.co.uk/
Creative review https://www.creativereview.co.uk/

 

Magazines/Online
Title URL
Make magazine http://makezine.com
Icon – International Design , Architecture and Culture  
BBC Focus https://www.sciencefocus.com/
Design Week https://www.designweek.co.uk/
Creative review https://www.creativereview.co.uk/

 

Art and Design Books
Title Author
How art works' Sarah Hill
Ways of Seeing John Berger
Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity David Lynch
Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking David Bayles & Ted Orland