Last week, in the sweltering heat of London, students from product design exhibited their final project work at the New Designers Exhibition in Islington.
New Designers takes place every year at the Business Design Centre which was once the Royal Horticultural Hall. Over 3.500 graduates exhibited from institutes all across the UK.
New Designers allows students to showcase their work alongside fellow graduates from across the UK with the aim of getting themselves noticed and that first foot on the ladder, which will help shape their future.
Funding for the exhibition was raised by the students, through organized events and ‘live’ projects, and through sponsorship. Alongside the exhibition students produced postcards, mini portfolios , business cards and t-shirts to help promote themselves and their work.
This year was arguably our most successful to date with plenty of interest for all the students and potential employment opportunities. Good luck class of 2018.
2nd year students went to Andrew James last month to present their concept ideas for a range of kitchen utensils.
Andrew James is an award winning company specialising in kitchen equipment and gadgets. Established in 2005 they have become a major force in internet retailing.
The students are now preparing their final work for a presentation, here on campus, in the coming weeks.
Final year student Lewis Brown has been shortlisted in the Design Innovation Plastics
Awards. Out of 142 entries from universities nationwide Lewis has made it to the final
six – which is a great achievement already.
The next stage is for Lewis to present his design to the panel of judges in London on
Lewis is then invited to attend the award ceremony on Friday 6th July at the Painters’ Hall, Trinity lane , London, when the winners will be announced.
Must read article in the AA Magazine by Marek Reichman, Teesside Graduate and Aston Martin’s design boss, on creating a car for the world’s most famous secret agent.
Click on here to read the article.
Tuesday night saw the successful launch of Creative Teesside 2014. The show celebrates the hard work and dedication of final year students in the School of Arts & Media. This year’s show was opened by Product Design Alumni Marek Reichman, Design Director Aston Martin. Marek, pictured with two of his own designs outside the exhibition, was truly impressed with the work on display and commended all the students on their efforts and achievement. The students and graduates appreciated the opportunity to speak to an inspirational Teesside graduate, designer and industry leader.