COVID-19: How Did it Affect my Design Studies?
This year has definitely been an interesting one, one that I won’t be forgetting anytime soon. I’m Adam, a Product Design Student basically finishing my last year, hopefully studying MA 3D Design when I next return to Leeds Beckett University.
Students from BA(Hons) Interior Architecture & Design have been on a mission to spread the word about their autism-friendly design projects, with their tutor Joan Love. Additionally, the briefs provided an opportunity to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, integrating a series of design ideas relating to social distancing, hygiene and materials with natural anti-microbial properties. Students presented their projects, on Microsoft Teams, to seven professionals from varied, yet inter-related backgrounds, all wanting to make a difference.
Re-Foresting – My Strategy for Timber Production within the Northern Forest in Response to the Climate Crisis
Students have recently proposed creative and responsive landscape designs to enhance existing urban spaces and provide a green space for people in the South Bank area of Leeds, as part of their People and Place project.
Two Leeds School of Arts students have been shortlisted for this year’s RSA Student Design Awards (Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Design).
2020 conference attended by Leeds Beckett staff and students.
Got a great idea for a game? Want support the support of our expert staff in developing it, a £5,000 grant and the chance to win a further £20,000 in development grants? You can with Leeds School of Arts, which has been selected as a West Yorkshire regional hub for Tranzfuser 2020.
Samantha Babrovskie, Senior Lecturer in Production Design, talks about Harrogate Film Festival.
MA Landscape Architecture students took part in a one day model making workshop in the Postgraduate studio.
First Year Interior Architecture & Design students are being taught by a series of design practitioners on their studio projects, alongside their studio tutors. This academic year, the following practitioners, all from diverse design practices, have shared their expertise.
Dr Anna Zaluczkowska, a reader from Leeds School of Arts, is supporting the development of a new prototype story gaming app through the SSN. Anna needs writers and colleagues working within media to play some stories as well as offer feedback through the SSN.
What sort of careers do our BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design alumni follow?
Autism-friendly design recommendations incorporated into ‘The National Autistic Societies’ knowledge base
Joan Love, a Senior lecturer on BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design, has had an article on ‘Autism-friendly architecture’ included on The National Autistic Societies ‘Network Autism’, Good Practice and Knowledge base. This highly regarded platform shares the most up to date expertise, practice and resources amongst professionals across the community.
Greatham Creek seal and bird hides, designed by students of the architecture Abstract Machine Studio, received an award for producing 'two truly unique hide structures'.
Recent graduate Nazia Hussain reflects on her current role as a graphic designer and how her degree in Fine Art set her up to take the next step.
Two Leeds Beckett students have received recognition from the prestigious International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) for their outstanding work.
On Friday May 3rd 2019 second year Interior Architecture and Design students presented their proposals to convert Scarborough’s Sunbathing Building into a new home for Crescent Arts.
The fourth annual Product Design Futures Conference took place on 11 March 2019 at The Faversham, Leeds.
First year BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing students were recently given the opportunity to visit the Marks and Spencer Company Archive in Leeds as part of the Contextual Studies module.
BA (Hons) Fine Art and BA (Hons) Graphic Arts and Design students are working with the Arts Council Collection in response to the forthcoming exhibition, Criminal Ornamentation, opening at Longside Gallery at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park on 5 April 2019.
Keepers of Lost Clothes is an ongoing project exploring the relationship we have with found or discarded garments and considers the ways in which this clothing might be remade.
In January the Leeds School of Architecture hosted a whole school Professional Studies Symposium to reconsider the Inter-disciplinary Landscapes of Architectural Production.
A collection created by photographer and Senior Lecturer Dr Casey Orr has scooped top prize at this year's Format photography festival.
Dr Casey Orr
Students from our MArch Architecture course recently completed a collaborative project on the construction of new seal and bird hides on a North East nature reserve.
Lecturer and practising artist Dr Alan Dunn has been making some noise in the world where art and sound combine.
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