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  • Silviya Savova – Graphic Design Student

    Silviya Savova is a second year Graphic Design student.  This is what she says about herself and her work: Silviya Savova  was born in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria in 1990. Finished Secondary High School of arts in master classes of Fine Arts and Graphic Design. At the moment she is living in England, near London…

  • Hannah Spirito – Fine Art Student

    Hannah is a third year Fine Art Student, this is what she says about her work: My work is the documentation of a flux of paint and colour. I follow an experimental process, using many mediums to create beautifully colourful, vivid and abstract work. I am influenced by the natural world and its beauty, and…

  • Planetary Patriotism

    Design for Communication Course Leader Noel Douglas features in a new book, Green Patriot Posters, published by Thames and Hudson in the UK and Metropolis Books in the US. Noel’s work is a poster called ‘Dead End’ this was part of a body of work made for street protests during the 2009 G20 Summit in…

  • Escape from Colditz – Annette & Erasmus Schöter

    Exhibition: Escape from Colditz – Annette & Erasmus Schröter 22 January – 5 March, 2011 Opening Reception: Saturday January 22, 5 – 8pm, Admission free, all welcome. The Exhibition will be formally opened at 6pm by Cord Meier-Klodt Cultural attaché at the German Embassy, London Artists Annette and Erasmus Schröter are based in Leipzig, South…

  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

    Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We look froward to seeing all the wonderfully creative work that you will produce in 2011! From all the staff in the Art & Design Department.

  • Disruptive Members -Exhibition by Staff member Nigel Grimmer

    Departure Lounge is a new contemporary arts and media initiative, which will bring the work of UK and International contemporary artists to Luton. Presenting exhibitions within and beyond the traditional gallery environment, Departure Lounge will occupy temporary premises in Luton’s High Town Road for an inaugural exhibition entitled Disruptive Members featuring emerging British artist Nigel Grimmer.  There has been…

  • Images of the Day with Illustrator Tim Sanders

    Design for Communication 1st year students recently had an intensive one-day workshop with Illustrator Tim Sanders. Tim works for The Independent and numerous other magazine, newspapers and publishers. The ‘Images of the Day’ Workshop took as it’s start a news story from that morning newspapers. Two dominated the student’s choices, one on the increase in…

  • London Calling

    Design for Communication students took a recent trip to see a number of exhibitions in London. Starting out West at the Chelsea Space at Chelsea School of Art, we looked at the working processes of Barney Bubbles, the alias for Colin Fulcher who worked extensively for the late 60s counterculture through to the punk and…

  • Artists Commission Work in Progress

    The University of Bedfordshire has commissioned two established artists to produce work for the new Campus Centre in Luton.  Susan Stockwell and Cedric Christie are currently in the final stages of creating their work, which will be installed in the near future. This video gives a short insight into the work in progress and the…

  • Design Your Future

    The Art & Design department are again at the “Design Your Future” UCAS fayre in the ExCel Centre in London.  Why not drop by and say hello, we would love to chat to you about all the courses we have to offer.