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    So, I have a visit to Brighton University tomorrow and they have asked me to bring a portfolio.

    The course is a BSc in Sustainable Product Design and the problem is I want to take some A2 product design stuff and some 3D design drawings from the Foundation course I am currently doing.

    My A2 stuff is all in a folder/portfolio on a3 paper, but my Foundation stuff is all on a2 paper loose.

    Do you think I should take my a3 portfolio and some loose a2 sheets or should I put it all in my A1 portfolio with multiple pages on each a1 sheet?
    And even though it's a BSc should I put some life drawing in it to show my drawing skills? (these are all a1)

    BTW the letter says 'bring your portfolio (or equivalent)' It doesn't state what size or whether I can take 2.
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    (Original post by sianvygus)
    So, I have a visit to Brighton University tomorrow and they have asked me to bring a portfolio.

    The course is a BSc in Sustainable Product Design and the problem is I want to take some A2 product design stuff and some 3D design drawings from the Foundation course I am currently doing.

    My A2 stuff is all in a folder/portfolio on a3 paper, but my Foundation stuff is all on a2 paper loose.

    Do you think I should take my a3 portfolio and some loose a2 sheets or should I put it all in my A1 portfolio with multiple pages on each a1 sheet?
    And even though it's a BSc should I put some life drawing in it to show my drawing skills? (these are all a1)

    BTW the letter says 'bring your portfolio (or equivalent)' It doesn't state what size or whether I can take 2.
    They won't really mind as long as it's presented smartly, they just want to see your work! I'd probably take the two, A2 and A3 one Explain they're two different projects.
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    (Original post by Josh-H)
    They won't really mind as long as it's presented smartly, they just want to see your work! I'd probably take the two, A2 and A3 one Explain they're two different projects.
    I dont have a portfolio for my a2 sized work do you reckon it'll matter if it is in a holdall and then loose when it is taken out?

    Or should I do and panic buy one?
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    (Original post by sianvygus)
    So, I have a visit to Brighton University tomorrow and they have asked me to bring a portfolio.

    The course is a BSc in Sustainable Product Design and the problem is I want to take some A2 product design stuff and some 3D design drawings from the Foundation course I am currently doing.

    My A2 stuff is all in a folder/portfolio on a3 paper, but my Foundation stuff is all on a2 paper loose.

    Do you think I should take my a3 portfolio and some loose a2 sheets or should I put it all in my A1 portfolio with multiple pages on each a1 sheet?
    And even though it's a BSc should I put some life drawing in it to show my drawing skills? (these are all a1)

    BTW the letter says 'bring your portfolio (or equivalent)' It doesn't state what size or whether I can take 2.
    I work in product design and my suggestion is that you compile your best work in one sized folder, preferably A3 and either in landscape or portrait orientation, no mixing the two!

    Any work that is too big to go in, hang on wall and with a good camera photograph it then print it onto A3 to go into your portfolio.
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    (Original post by sianvygus)
    I dont have a portfolio for my a2 sized work do you reckon it'll matter if it is in a holdall and then loose when it is taken out?

    Or should I do and panic buy one?
    I don't think it would look too bad as long as it's not creased.
    Obviously would look better in a proper portfolio though if you want to go for it.
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    (Original post by Trouser Snake)
    I work in product design and my suggestion is that you compile your best work in one sized folder, preferably A3 and either in landscape or portrait orientation, no mixing the two!

    Any work that is too big to go in, hang on wall and with a good camera photograph it then print it onto A3 to go into your portfolio.
    All the a2 work is drawings though so I think photographing it wouldn't do it justice, and I don't have a A3 printer to use.
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    (Original post by sianvygus)
    All the a2 work is drawings though so I think photographing it wouldn't do it justice, and I don't have a A3 printer to use.
    Probably doesn't matter really as it's for a uni interview. Just make sure you don't overwhelm them with a massive amount of work.
    Show variety and most importantly all the steps from idea to finished product. Universities like to see how how your thinking process got you to what you think is the perfect finish.

    Take two then, but make it as easy as possible for them to view it.
 
 
 
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