ND FUTURES 2021 PROGRAMME

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POST GARDEN MINI COLLAGES

WEDNESDAY 30 JUNE, 10.00AM

A cut and collaged floral fantasy, create an abundant summertime paper garden, perfectly composed on a postcard to send a friend or loved one (if you can bear to part with it!)  

Celebrate the joys of low tech, working from home or classroom-based image making techniques, through the lens of an ultra-contemporary eye for trends, and forward-looking alignment to surface pattern and textile design processes.

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PATTERNTASTIC MINI REPEATS

WEDNESDAY 30 JULY, 11.30AM

Create lo fi hand rendered repeats through a practical workshop using a mix of techniques and media.  Use a variety of approaches to explore pattern making, easy repeat compositions and variations.  All achieved with a lo tech approach, some imagination and inspiration, and as ever the potential for further development and alignment to surface pattern and textile design processes.

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LOVE LETTERS TO DIGITAL PATTERN DESIGN

WEDNESDAY 30 JUNE, 1.30PM

Play with font in this Digital Pattern Design workshop and learn to create a fashion forward print design – in repeat! Using digital software, students will explore, design, and develop methods and processes to create a seamless pattern design.

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WEAR THE ROOM - JEWELLERY IS EVERYTHING

THURSDAY 1 JULY, 10.00AM

This is an introductory ideas-based workshop that explores the wonderful world of art jewellery and body adornment. Students will be asked to create their own wearable piece from any number of found objects around the home. You will be sent more information to help you prepare for this session when you sign up..

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PAPER EYEWEAR DESIGN

THURSDAY 1 JULY, 11.30AM

Have fun exploring a range of design options for innovative eyewear created in paper. This will lead to other exciting ideas for glasses design, be it as a product or as a one-off piece of art for performance or fashion.  You will be sent more information to help you prepare for this session when you sign up.

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Explore the programme of recorded talks below for your class to watch at their convenience.

Tailored to foster the next generation of designers and to give your students a taste of a creative course, ND is a great opportunity for schools and students to gain the best insight into pursuing a creative career.

We hope you and your class enjoy this content and that we will see you next year when we are able to host New Designers in more normal circumstances.

CAMBRIDGE SCHOOL OF ART - ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY

ILLUSTRATION DEGREE

Join Course Leader Chris Draper to hear about what illustration is, whether it’s the course for you, and how to apply.

He’s joined by Guoste, a graduating student form the course and Lizzie who left the course last year

BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY – BIRMINGHAM SCHOOL OF JEWELLERY

JEWELLERY & SILVERSMITHING DESIGN

Join lecturer Andrew Howard, current student Nicola and recent graduate Eleanor to find out about studying at BCU and also the wide world of possibilities there are for a career in jewellery and silversmithing.

BRUNEL UNIVERSITY

DIGITAL DESIGN / VISUAL EFFECTS AND MOTION & GRAPHICS / DIGITAL DESIGN AND BRANDING

These degree programmes combine the creative arts, technologies, and design and are a great route into industry.

Hear from Course Leader Paul Butler and two of his students about their experience at Brunel and how they have found their way into industry.

FALMOUTH UNIVERSITY

BA (HONS) TEXTILE DESIGN

Find out what it takes to be a textile designer at Falmouth University.

Join Dr Simon Clarke, recent graduate Sophie Foster and previous student Lauren Henry to hear about their experiences studying at Falmouth and how to make it as a textile designer.

ROYAL SCHOOL OF NEEDLEWORK

BA (HONS) HAND EMBROIDERY

Exploring traditional hand embroidery techniques within a contemporary context, this talk will introduce you to the course and the career opportunities within the industry.

PLYMOUTH COLLEGE OF ART

BA (HONS) CRAFT AND MATERIAL PRACTICES

The course introduces students to a wide variety of material disciplines, however, the focus of this talk will be on those students who have predominantly used glass blowing.

Hear from subject leader Gayle Matthias, recent graduate Ben Lintell and third year student Liz Simms on what it takes to study and forge a career in glass blowing.

talk directly to college tutors and graduates and find out everything you need to know about the higher education courses on offer.

Explore through an online digital presentation the work of 3,000+ graduate talents, representing over 200 of the UK’s best creative courses and showcasing the largest spectrum of contemporary design in the country.

New Designers gives you and your students the chance to explore the next wave of designers, discuss your students next steps into higher education and talk directly to college tutors and graduates, gaining the best insight into pursuing a career in design. 

This year, the ND FUTURES Programme is taking place virtually throughout the dates of ND and will remain online for schools to use as a resource hub.

To keep up to date with the latest news and information about the ND FUTURES Programme at New Designers 2021, make sure you are subscribed to our newsletter.

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SCHOOLs WORKSHOP

Schools groups visiting New Designers are able to attend free dedicated workshops, giving students a fun, educational and hands-on experience to complement their trip. Daily workshops offer innovative and creative activities for students within the design disciplines of Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Fashion, Graphic Design, Fine Art and Illustration.

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