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This session will provide an overview of how strategic research is applied to a live project with industry as it illustrates some of the key evolutionary steps of development of research and design work conducted by MA Design teams. This is a rich and compelling case study which should enable viewers to appreciate the ethos of the course and some of the design thinking and practice methods and tools which are empower our students.

Live Subject Taster Talk - Conducting Strategic Design at Postgraduate Level from Northumbria University on Vimeo.

An uplifting story of how a community engaged a county... by building a Dhow that was 10 metres long and weighed about 7 tonnes and sailed it 500km along the East African Coast from Kenya to Sanzibar. This is a story about community and how they helped change the perception of waste plastic in Kenya. How they inspired people and presidents and helped turn the tide on plastic!

Live Subject Taster Talk - The Vision: A World Without Single Use Plastics from Northumbria University on Vimeo.

A Journey into space to understand the position and styles of Interior and Spatial Design. The Talk will look focus exploring the different types of interior space and how the recent Pandemic will affect and change the perception and design of internal space

Live Subject Taster Talk - Interior and Spatial Design from Northumbria University on Vimeo.

Join Fashion Communication lecturer Louisa Rogers and learn about the constantly evolving meaning of colour in fashion from 1859 to present day. We'll explore the seminal moments and iconic designs one colour at a time – from the little black dress to the psychedelic 60s!

Live Subject Taster Talk - The Style Spectrum: Fashion and Colour from Northumbria University on Vimeo.

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