Design meets artificial intelligence to create new visual search engine
Novel methods of searching the nation’s gallery, library and museum collections could soon be revolutionised by a visual search platform designed in collaboration with Northumbria University.
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.
Supporting the next generation of Graphic Designers at Northumbria
Aspiring Graphic Design students at Northumbria University will have the opportunity to enhance their learning experience, through the new Vaughan Oliver Scholarships, launching in September 2021.
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 industry’s hidden environmental timebomb revealed
The devastating environmental impact of plastic clothing hangers has been revealed for the first time – with calls for the fashion industry to urgently address the issue.
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.
Digital approach helps vulnerable people to live more independently
Researchers at Northumbria University are testing and developing a range of smart digital technologies to help some of the most vulnerable people in society live more independently.
Northumbria design alumni on defying the odds in life and business
Success hasn’t been easy for Northumbria University alumni and entrepreneur, Rob Law.
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.
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.
Final year fashion students gear up for Graduate Fashion Week showcase in London
The creative collections of final year fashion students from Northumbria University, Newcastle will be sent down the catwalk in front of industry experts at this year’s Graduate Fashion Week (GFW) event.
The University’s dedicated runway show will take place on Sunday 2 June at 6pm where the work of final year Fashion BA (Hons) students will be placed under the spotlight by industry experts, fa
Graduate’s Ganges expedition aims to raise awareness of effects of pollution
A globetrotting Northumbria University graduate is about to set off on one of his most arduous expeditions yet, paddling almost 1,600 miles down the Ganges river.