3DDesign – Manchester School of Art

Keeping you up to date with the all the latest work from students, staff, and graduates of the programme, and highlighting the best work & events for 3D Designers from around the world.

Design Academy- a student perspective

Earlier this year a group of 3DD third year students applied to join the Design Academy Project. The project ran across four days within Novemeber- a fantastic opportunity to learn, … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

More success for 3D Design Graduates!

Top Manchester design retailer Ferrious played host to the finals of a competition to design a new soft seating range for the education market. The competition, sponsored by furniture manufacturers … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Work Experience – Mint

Rhiannon Raw-Rees, a Level 6 undergraduate, describes the valuable learning experience and employability opportunities she recently gained in her time with Mint. Here’s her Review: My experience at Mint For the last 7 … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair 2015

Open from the evening of Thursday 8th till Sunday 11th October, the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair (GNCCF) featured over 175 hand-selected designer-makers filling the Old Granada Studios in Manchester. … Continue reading

October 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

3D Graduate wins Best New Maker award!

Congratulations to Katherine Lees on winning Best New Maker at this years Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, held at the Old Granada Studios in Manchester. Katherine who graduated from the … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

First years curate first show at the School of Art!

Congratulations to all our First years for curating their first show with us, only two days into the Programme! Some beautiful objects were sensitively compiled and thoughtfully displayed, and this has … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Belle Vue rides again! Another 3D student is inspired by Manchester’s ‘Showground of the World’

Manchester’s rich history continues to be a source of inspiration for 3D students!   Last year 3D Design 1st Year students undertook a project about Belle Vue – once dubbed the … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Acoustic Panel Made From Wood Shavings

Have a look at this innovative manufacturing process developed by Swedish Firm BAUX to produce these decorative acoustic panels. The process uses wood ‘wool’ mixed with cement and water which … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Typecast Manchester goes public

During March and April this year Jenny Walker and Elle Simms from 3D, supported by 3rd Yr volunteers ran a project at the School of Art that explored how clay … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Body-hacking – the future of the wearable?

Read this thought provoking article about body hacking in the Guardian – http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/architecture-design-blog/2015/aug/14/body-hackers-the-people-who-turn-themselves-into-cyborgs. Meet the professor who has spent the last nine years cultivating a third ear on his arm … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

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