Story: Industrial design

Student projects (1st of 2)

Student projects

An exhibition where the public could view the work of graduating design students became a Wellington Polytechnic School of Design annual event. Here Isabelle Ashforth tries out a concept model of a vacuum cleaner designed by Kent Sneddon at the 1994 show. Sneddon was later employed at Fisher & Paykel, then Methven.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1994/3620

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Michael Smythe, 'Industrial design - Teaching industrial design', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Michael Smythe, published 22 Oct 2014