Graphic Design and Illustration students from Design for Communication course here at the University entered the Design Museum’s annual ‘Design Factory’ Higher Education project for BA design students, spanning product, fashion/textiles, graphics/illustration and architecture/spatial design.
Final year Illustration student Liva Cabule has scooped the 2nd prize in the Penguin/Puffin Student Awards announced last night at an awards ceremony at Penguin’s head office in London. Every year Penguin books ask students to design a cover for a famous book of theirs, this year their childrens division asked students to rethink Roald [...]
You are invited to the 2011 University of Bedfordshire Art and Design Show. Luton Campus, Park Square, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3JU. Private View: Wednesday 8th June 6 till 10pm. Including the Fashion Show and Dance Display starting at 9PM in the adjacent UK Centre for Carnival Arts. The Art & Design students and staff [...]
Design for Communication course leader Noel Douglas has been published in ‘Springtime’ a book on student protests around the world. The book produced by Verso includes a large section on the UK student movements against increased tuition fees, Noel has illustrated these struggles in a 16-page section, some images of the spreads are below.
Illustration tutors, INK Illustration were recently invited to create a drawing workshop ‘With Draw’ as part of Pick Me Up 2011 at Somerset House, in London. The collective asked visitors to contribute their illustrations in response to INK’S drawings using their imagination, memory and observation to form a collaborative mural which took over the walls. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Design for Communication course leader Noel Douglas, has just had work shown in the most prestigious and largest poster bienniale in the world, held at the Wilanów Poster Museum, in Warsaw, Poland. Selected from 3,453 entries from 50 countries the 22nd International Poster Biennale exhibited just 453 original designs in three categories, advertising, ideological and [...]
Illustrations tutors, INK Illustration revisit their Invisible Gallery a year from it’s first outing at Tenderpixel Gallery in Leicester Square. The imaginary library is filled with books that have been alluded to in novels, but have never actually existed and has been installed at Free Word, Farringdon 25th June-30 July. The exhibition is part of Islington [...]
Design for Communication is currently showing at D&AD’s New Blood event at the Truman Brewery at Brick Lane in London. New Blood is the annual showcase for Communication Design students around the country, as usual there is some great work, students getting portfolio reviews and talks from design professionals and after two busy private views [...]
We had a great opening on Thursday, here are a few images from the evening, more to come! Images: Ben Hodson
Welcome to ‘We Create Together’ the Art and Design Degree show, 2010 at the University of Bedfordshire, which also coincides with the launch of this website. With this showcase we celebrate the creative work of this year’s cohort of honours graduates. Encouraging the creative potential of our students is our prime aim over the three [...]
University of Bedfordshire Alumni and Graphic Designer Helen Ingham visited art and design to give Art and Design and Design for Communication students a treat–the chance to do their very own Letterpress workshop! Letterpress is the old way of printing using wooden block type, it has become more fashionable of late because of Designers desire [...]