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.

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

Gianluca Mingola – Graduate 2014

Congratulations to Gianluca for all of the recent press coverage he’s received as a result of showing his furniture collection at New Designers One Year On exhibition at the Business … Continue reading

August 14, 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

Fragile? Ceramics Exhibition

Definitely worth a visit before it closes in early October is Fragile? at the National Museum Wales in Cardiff. From the website: “Fragile? showcases the beauty and diversity of contemporary … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

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