Course Leader for Design for Communication, Noel Douglas features in an exhibition organised by 6 Central St.Martins art students at the Guardian Newspaper’s galleries in Kings Cross, London this April, the show called ‘Our Demonstration’ features work that deals with the ‘art of protest’ and art activism since 1968.
Graphic design students form the University of Bedfordshire are working on a number of real projects for clients ranging from commercial business’ to the local authority.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]