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Featured Projects and Communities

Northumbria School of Design works across a variety of projects and with a range of communities. 

CoCreate is a design research group that explores and investigates societal challenges and cultural experiences through participatory and design-led research, with an emphasis on interaction and social design and creative practice.

Creative Fuse North East is an action-research project involving Northumbria University alongside Newcastle, Durham, Sunderland and Teesside Universities.

The Northumbria DESIS lab is a global network of design schools working to actively promoting and delivering design-led social innovation for sustainability.

DeSForM, is a Design Conference that speaks to the notion that the nature of things, the essence of what a fabricated object is, was about to be, and really should be, completely and fundamentally questioned, re-defined, and exploded.

Find out more about these projects below. 

 

Latest News and Features

Northumbria University News, Summer 2022
Designs from Fashion Design and Marketing student, Bethany Oakey's brand, Miko
Philip Luscombe and Anthony Forsyth prepare for the exhibition at Aydon Castle near Corbridge.
MFA student Celia Burbush, MFA co-Programme Leader Gavin Butt and Deputy Head of Arts, Steve Gilroy, are pictured outside the new look Gallery North.
Senior Lecturer Simon Scott-Harden in Kenya with the Flipflopi Project.
Some of the Northumbria staff and students with work included in the Fenwick Exhibition 140. L-R: Holly Oliver-Newman, Olivia Eplett, Senior Lecturers Emma Jane Goldsmith and Kristen Pickering, Sophie Dodds, Taima Castor and Emma Athroll.
A mood board from Sophie Clayton's live project called Ask the Question, which was brought to life by size?
Christine De Lille

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