New Designers

Aston University

Course name : BSc Industrial Product Design, BSc Product Design & Management, BSc Transport Product Design
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Aston University offers four specialist design courses: Product Design and Management, Industrial Product Design, Transport Product Design and Design Engineering. Each has been formulated to equip students with the tools and skill set they need to become a professional, qualified designer. All courses cover the fundamentals, such as user experience; digital design; prototyping and testing, all of which are underpinned by engineering principles. With the option to do a work placement as part of a sandwich course, students can apply their apply their knowledge of design and innovation, and learn from professional practice. They leave as a celebrated graduate, prepared for industry, Inspired to make a difference. As systems and infrastructures evolve, so must designers in order to produce relevant and future-proof outcomes. Designers at Aston learn how to critically analyse and innovate, building an individual identity that compliments their work. Throughout their studies, students develop an understanding of behaviours towards products, learning how to discover and incorporate the subconscious needs of users into their designs.


Linda Scerpella, Brunel University, Stand VC13 was our @pentlandbrands Award Winner. The Judges commented, Linda delivered a professional, thought-provoking presentation alongside demonstrating skills in a broad range of disciplines. We sensed Linda’s hardworking ethos and excitement to learn.’ #nd19 #graphic #motionarts #graphicdesign ⁠
'The Montieren Collection,' designed by William Sharp, Glasgow School of Art, Stand JC24. Winner of the @hallmark Award. Congratulations Again Will! @willsharpjewellery⁠

The judges commented, ‘We loved William’s concept for its intelligence, interactivity and its sustainable responsibility.’ #nd19 #designer #university #graduate #creator #maker #jewellery #structure #craft ⁠
The winner of the W’innovate & Wilko Award was Joe Deakin from Birmingham City University, Stand FP59. Joe's work explored a range of kitchen accessories designed to utilise lost space within the kitchen environment, such as a knife locking system embedded into counter top and a pop-up salt and pepper storage holder. Congratulations again! @lovewilko #nd19 #graduate #university #homeware #kitchen #knife #maker #creator #student ⁠
Keith Brymer Jones, Potter and Ceramic Designer from Make International loved Millie Suu-Kyi work. @milliesuukyi was on the Nottingham Trent Stand JC3 in Week 2 ⁠

#nd19 #maker #creator #graduate #university #newdesigners #ceramics