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.

Mark McLeish: TA 2016/17

I am interested in the complexities in the makings of souvenirs. The power of objects as memory aids and triggers is a constant development within my research. I describe my … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

See great work!

We’ve got such a lot of great things happening this year, we will endeavour to keep you updated! Here’s a small fragment of things happening outside of the programme over … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · 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

Art in the 90’s: The Rise of Eco-design

Excellent article from the Art Media Agency (AMA) detailing the key principles, reasons, events and people at the heart of the rise and development of eco-design. A must read for … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Ships That Sail Through The Clouds

Watch this beautiful little film showing Luigi Prina, an 83 year old Italian architect, flying one of his hand made sailing ships in his study.  Luigi has been making these … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

BBC 4 Goes Slow

Check out these beautifully shot BBC 4 films on iPlayer (only available for another 26 days). http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02q34z8 They show a glass maker (Michael Ruh) a metal worker (bladesmith Owen Bush) … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fabric Moulded Glass

Check out this new range of glassware from Wrong for Hay.  The idea employs an innovative use of heat resitant fabric to make a mould for glass blowing.  The result … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Dutch Design Week 2014 | Part One: DAE highlights

Well the Dutch Design Week 2014 did not disappoint!  There were so many exhibitions, pop ups and events to pack in to 2 days it was impossible to see it … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ruthin Craft Centre

Ruthin Craft Centre There’s a great show at Ruthin Craft Centre called “Is it wood” which explores a variety of approaches to one material. From Lina Peterson’s smaller scale jewellery that … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ikea PS Range – 2014 : launch new products by top designers

            Ikea has unveiled a limited-edition collection for 2014 aimed at a growing number of young, creative city-dwellers faced with small living spaces. The 51-piece On the … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment


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