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Posts Tagged ‘Nottingham Trent University’

New Designers 2014 Review: Best New Illustration & One Year On Textiles

My best illustration and One Year On textile finds from the New Designers show, held in July 2014 at the Business Design Centre in Islington.

Written by Amelia Gregory

New Designers Adam Corns 2
Illustration by Adam Corns.

I sadly missed the first weekend of New Designers this year, but I made it to the second weekend and made a beeline for the illustration degree and graphic design stands.

New Designers Horses Josephine Birch
I began with the Cambridge School of Art stand, which is always one of the strongest in show. These characterful horses are by Josephine Birch.

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New Designers 2013 Illustration Review: The Best Graduate Illustrators

Only a smattering of art colleges show work from illustration degrees at New Designers part two - but I made some brilliant discoveries from UCA Maidstone, Falmouth University, Cambridge School of Art and Nottingham Trent.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’ve brought you my New Designers part one reviews, my review of New Blood and multiple blogs covering the Free Range Art and Design shows… so now it’s time to […]

New Designers 2013 Ceramics and Craft: The Best Graduate Designers

There were loads of interesting ceramics and crafts on show at New Designers one, including neon iron platters, animals aplenty and a skull encrusted teapot.

Written by Amelia Gregory

New Designers part one plays host to large number of crafts and ceramics graduates: here’s the ones that caught my eye, starting with the work of Charlotte Mary Pack of […]

Free Range Art & Design Show 2013: Week Four Photography Review – Ravensbourne, Nottingham Trent University, UCA Farnham & De Montfort University

The second part of my photography review (week four) at the Free Range Shows features yet more inspiring work from graduates.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Here are the rest of my photography graduate discoveries, found upstairs at the Truman Brewery during week four at the Free Range Shows. Hannah Coates at Ravensbourne was one of […]

An interview with illustrator Katrine Brosnan

Illustrator Katrine Brosnan is the talent behind the Tricolore album artwork for alternative girlband Haiku Salut, recently profiled on these pages. Here she talks about the process.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tricolore by Haiku Salut. Design by Katrine Brosnan. Illustrator Katrine Brosnan first came to my attention as the designer of the wonderful Tricolore album artwork: she then contributed another exclusive […]

New Designers 2012: Nottingham Trent University and Cambridge College of Art Illustration Graduate Shows Review

Great work from these colleges, where I happened to pick up on two illustrators who had won this year's Penguin Design Award: Tim Parker and Alex Walker.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Orobas by Tim Parker. Following on from my review of the best graduate illustrators at University College Falmouth and Plymouth College of Art here’s what I discovered at the New […]

New Designers 2012 Craft, Ceramic, Glass and Designer Maker Graduates: part two

Curious creatures, ceramic toys and an oversized scary devil banker are amongst some of my finds at this year's show.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Following on from my first look at the best designer makers at this year’s New Designers, here, in no particular order, are more interesting creations that I found. At Bath […]

New Designers 2012 Craft, Ceramic, Glass and Designer Maker Graduates: part one

A round up of some of the best designer makers from Hereford College of Arts, Nottingham Trent University, Central Saint Martins and more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

At Hereford College of Arts the standard of craft design was high as always, with some beautifully original designs. Sophie Walker‘s woodcarved sculptures opened to reveal small stash spaces. Collapsed […]

New Designers 2012 Printed Textiles and Surface Design Graduates: part one

Outstanding work by graduates from Loughborough University and Leeds College of Art, plus other favourite finds.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Surface design by Marie Parry. New Designers is a huge exhibition of graduate work, with two shows held over two weeks covering all aspects of art and design… so I’ll […]

Best of D&AD New Blood Illustration & Graphic Design Graduates 2012: part one

So much to see at this year's relocated New Blood graduate show, hosted by D&AD in Spitalfields Market... here's part one of a mammoth review.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Image by Ivana Thomas. This year the New Blood graduate talent show eschewed the lofty halls of Free Range at the Truman Brewery and relocated to a cramped custom built […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Gala Awards Ceremony: Part One

Graduate Fashion Week 2012 came to a stylish climax with a celeb-filled Gala Awards Show on Wednesday 13 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Matthew Williamson by Ruth Joyce Twelve hundred students descend on Earls Court Two for Graduate Fashion Week every year. About a quarter of them get the opportunity to showcase their […]

Bethan Juliff, Knitwear Designer Extraordinaire: New S/S 2012 Season Preview Interview

Discover the intricate knitwear designs of Bethan Juliff, Fashion Fringe finalist and creator of sculptural wonders.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bethan Juliff Knitwear by Sarah Ryan. Bethan Juliff‘s creative knitwear secured her a place in the finals of the prestigious Fashion Fringe competition, and she is now taking part in […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Blow Presents Shinsuke Mitsuoka

Shinsuke Mitsuoka's S/S 2012 collection Liberum Arbitrium was showcased as part of Blow Presents at LSO St. Luke's on Sunday 18th September 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Shinsuke Mitsuoka S/S 2012 by Gareth A Hopkins. Shinsuke Mitsuoka‘s dark vision was named Liberum Arbitrium, viagra approved meaning Free Will. A graduate of Nottingham Trent University, Shinsuke Mitsuoka used […]

New Designers 2011 Part Two: Illustration Graduate Show Review 1

Lovely work from graduating illustrators at the 2011 New Designers show. Standouts included Bex Bourne, Meryn Cobbin and Laura Weeks.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yet more lovely work from ACOFI illustrator Emma Block. There was so much to see at New Designers part two (back in July) so in this blog I will concentrate […]

Best of D&AD New Blood Graphic Design Graduates 2011

Best of the New Blood graphic design graduates at the show in July 2011. Favourites include Charles Van Der Essen, Samuel Jones and Julia Kisselmann.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Dawn Cooper. Shh, adiposity I know that the D&AD New Blood exhibition was held absolutely months ago… but I would rather play catch up than leave all this […]

New Designers 2011 Part One: Contemporary Craft Graduate Show Review

The best Contemporary Craft came from Ashleigh Williams, Sarah Bevan and Hollie Anderson at Hereford College of Arts who deservedly won Best Stand. There was also lovely stuff from Nottingham Trent University - especially Laura Matthews' upcycled acrylic rats.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Creatures, troche by Hollie Anderson, purchase at Hereford College of Arts. During part one a large part of exhibition space was given out to what is known as Contemporary Craft […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: The Winners

The Gala Awards for Graduate Fashion Week were a hotbed of young graduate talent... and numerous TOWIE cast members. Top awards went to Rory Longdon, Marissa Owen and the wonderfully named Felix Wolodymyr Chabluk Smith.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Rory Longdon was a worthy winner of the Graduate Fashion Week 2011 George Gold Award. Okay, order it’s a gold award, order I geddit already. Just over two weeks ago […]

University of Westminster: Photography Ba Hons Graduate Show 2011 Review

Outstanding work from University of Westminster students at Free Range - look out for names such as Beth Vieira, Tomas Hein, Ed Hannan, Zara Ilic and Aniela Michalec-Perriam.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Detail of photograph by Zara Ilic. University of Westminster had the lion’s share of the Free Range showspace last weekend, store taking up the entirety of the huge hangar like […]

Nottingham Trent University: Photography Ba Hons Graduate Show 2011 Review

Lovely work from Jonathan Marsh, Gabrielle Brooks, Jodie Herbage, Lydia Anne Stott and Kat Borvinko. Plus, an interesting artists' dilemma...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Solitudo by Lydia Anne Stott. Nottingham Trent University had a huge range of styles on show at Free Range. I was most taken by Jonathan Marsh‘s large photograph Now Fades […]

Graduate Fashion Week Interview: Nottingham Trent’s Phoebe Thirlwall

Miranda Williams talks to Graduate Fashion Week star and Nottingham Trent graduate Pheobe Thirlwall, about her inspiration, her collection, and what's up next…

Written by Miranda Williams

hold Knitwear design student Phoebe Thirlwall was an unquestionable highlight of Graduate Fashion Week 2010. Her work demonstrated an impressive level of craftsmanship, story receiving recognition even before the shows […]