Design show backed by Gucci highlights emerging talent
Seven graduates from Northumbria University have made the shortlist of an international design competition supported by Gucci.
The Global Design Graduate Show 2021 is an online showcase which gives emerging creatives the chance to get feedback on their work from a panel of industry experts from the world of art and design.
The show was first launched last year after the Covid-19 pandemic le
Exhibition of lecturer’s woodwork will help visitors reimagine Roman life along Hadrian’s Wall
Philip Luscombe, who teaches on the 3D Design course within the Northumbria School of Design, was inspired by displays of altars, coins, pottery and jewellery unearthed from Coventina’s Well during a visit to Chesters Roman Fort in Northumberland.
Northumberland National Park and Northumbria University collaboration enables users to step back in time using enhanced technology
A collaboration between Northumberland National Park Authority and Northumbria University has seen the creation of ARcheoBox; a new walk-up-and-use interactive experience which uses augmented reality (AR) to allow the public to get hands on with 3D models of valuable historic artefacts.
Student designs support mental health charity
Graphic Design students from Northumbria University have teamed up with Sporting Chance to help promote the emotional and mental health support provided to athletes by the charity.
Double success for Northumbria students at Fashion awards
When Northumbria University student Max Telford found a small red tin while clearing out his grandmother’s house, he never dreamed its contents would provide him with the inspiration for his award-winning final year project.
Graduate Fashion Week shortlisting success for Northumbria students
Students from Northumbria University's three Fashion programmes have impressed the judges at this year’s Graduate Fashion Foundation awards, with 15 students shortlisted an impressive 23 times across 14 different categories.
Hands on approach to tackling Covid-19 with new sanitisation device
A North East collaboration between a young entrepreneur, a university and an engineering company has led to the development of a revolutionary new hand sanitisation device which could help slow the global spread of diseases such as Covid-19.
Fashion graduates set to impress during London Fashion Week
Recent graduates from Northumbria University’s fashion programmes are to have their work showcased during a series of events, organised by the Graduate Fashion Foundation and taking place throughout London Fashion Week.
Watch this space – Northumbria graduate designers tipped as rising stars
The skills and vision of Graphic Design graduates from Northumbria University have been recognised during the UK’s biggest annual celebration of up-and-coming design talent.
Fashion students make the cut – Northumbria designers named as finalists in prestigious industry awards
The design talents of students from Northumbria University have been highlighted after six were named as finalists in the influential Graduate Fashion Foundation Awards.
EXPERT COMMENT: Does design thinking hold the key to business growth during COVID-19
With the IMF warning that the ‘Great Lockdown’ global recession will be the worst since the Great Depression, organisations are being forced to reset and reinvent faster than ever before. The race is on for entrepreneurs and business owners to craft new plans, develop new products and deliver new solutions in order to survive.
Redesigning their futures – no stopping the Fashion class of 2020
Fashion students from Northumbria University have proved that the Coronavirus pandemic is no obstacle to creativity after their work was selected to appear in a national newspaper.
Student’s design chosen for NHS tribute
An illustration by a Northumbria University fashion student has been chosen by luxury British fashion label Alexander McQueen to appear in a campaign thanking the NHS.
Sewing through the pandemic – supporting women through craft
Women across the North of England who are facing significant challenges are documenting their experiences of the Coronavirus pandemic one stitch at a time thanks to a unique craft project.
Lockdown life inspires fashion photography project with a difference
A Northumbria University student has drawn inspiration from her experiences of lockdown to create a series of striking images which are attracting national attention.
Northumbria University supports NHS by producing thousands of clinical gowns
Thousands of much needed clinical gowns and scrubs are being produced by a team of volunteers at Northumbria University’s School of Design, for use by NHS staff across the North East.
Top rowers inspire design students
Students on Northumbria University’s Design for Industry degree took part in a design challenge with a difference when they were visited by two of the UK’s best ocean rowers.
Design graduate shortlisted for national art prize
Northumbria University graduate Jessica Slack has been shortlisted for the Signature Art Prize 2019/20 for her painting, Finding Life’s Joy.
Designing the future of Armenian education
Design and business experts from Northumbria University are playing a key role in exploring the development of higher education and entrepreneurialism in Armenia.