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Decorative arts at ntu

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Accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers, Decorative Arts at NTU is one of the most established 2D and 3D design and craft-based courses in the UK. Working from your own studio area, you can embrace new digital technologies and more traditional methods of making. Live projects, study visits and work placements will support your studio practice and personal development.

This course is ideal if you’re aspiring to launch a career in the homeware, interior or giftware sectors, working in retail, buying, design, marketing, merchandising, art direction, and consultancy. For designer-makers creating and selling your own work, you’ll gain the commercial skills and knowledge you need to start your own enterprise. When paired with a postgraduate teaching qualification, this course is also an ideal route into a career in teaching art and design.

Key features

Work with a range of media including paper, plastic, ceramics, textiles, metal and jewellery, wood, and glass.
Use the latest industry-standard digital software and machinery.
Gain commercial skills and business knowledge to help you set up your own business.
Complete short periods of work experience, helping you to gain professional experience and skills.
Take part in industry competitions such as the Society of Dyers and Colourists’ annual colour
competition, and Texprint.
Gain a professionally accredited degree – this is the only craft-based course in the UK to be accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers.
Go on international study trips to design capitals like Milan and New York.
Work in our dedicated studios and workshops, supported by expert technical staff.
Exhibit your work in your final year at our Degree Show in Nottingham, and potentially at New Designers in London.
Apply to join a business development programme at The Hive, NTU’s purpose-built centre for entrepreneurship and enterprise.
When paired with a postgraduate teaching qualification, this course is an ideal route into a career teaching art and design - at any level.
93% of graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating. (DLHE Survey 2014-15)

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Decorative arts at ntu

  1. 1. Welcome to Nottingham Trent University School of Art & Design Decorative Arts
  2. 2. Fire evacuation procedure Please proceed via the Atrium area directly through the fire exits. Photographs may be taken today during the presentation please let me know if you would prefer not to be shot!
  3. 3. Notch Film Image Link to Facebook site and Dec Arts Notch Video Nottingham Trent. “Decorative Arts BA (H) 2013 students, showcase a film about their course. This years student degree show is called Notch "53 designer/makers, ready to make their mark on the creative industries…”
  4. 4. The Decorative Arts Course • Established in 1994 at Nottingham Trent University. • This is a multidisciplinary Art and Design course that provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in Art and Design. • Picture link,
  5. 5. • Students undertaking this course have the opportunity to explore, develop and create, • Working with colour, print, ceramics, textiles, metal, jewellery, glass, wood and mould making, plastics and resins. A hands on experience
  6. 6. DECORATIVE ARTS – DIAGRAM OF 3 YEARS TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 M CONTEXTUAL STUDIES CONTEXTUAL STUDIES CONTEXTUAL STUDIES T DRAWING & IT DRAWING & IT DRAWING & IT W SELF DIRECTED STUDY SELF DIRECTED STUDY SELF DIRECTED STUDY TH PRINT/CERAMICS CERAMICS/PRINT EMB/METAL METAL/EMB GLASS JOHNSON TILE ASSESSMENTS FR PRINT/CERAMICS CERAMICS/PRINT EMB/METAL METAL/EMB IT SUPPORT M PROJECT 1 – ONE PROJECT 2: TEN TO INFINITY PROJECT 3 – SELF INITIATED BRIEF T PROJECT 1 – ONE PROJECT 2: TEN TO INFINITY PROJECT 3 – SELF INITIATED BRIEF W SELF DIRECTED STUDY SELF DIRECTED STUDY SELF DIRECTED STUDY TH DRAWING & IT DRAWING & IT DRAWING & IT FR BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE M CREATIVE PRACTICE CREATIVE PRACTICE CREATIVE PRACTICE T LIVE TRADING/DISSERTATION LIVE TRADING/DISSERTATION LIVE TRADING/DISSERTATION W SELF DIRECTED STUDY SELF DIRECTED STUDY SELF DIRECTED STUDY TH CREATIVE PRACTICE CREATIVE PRACTICE CREATIVE PRACTICE FR CREATIVE PRACTICE CREATIVE PRACTICE CREATIVE PRACTICE
  7. 7. Decorative Art Year One Work Laura Girardi DA1 Laura Barnes DA1 Catherine Leese DA1
  8. 8. Decorative Art Year One WorkRosalind Hutchings DA1 Hannah George DA1
  9. 9. Decorative Art Year Two Work Rosalind Hutchings DA2
  10. 10. Decorative Art Year Two Work Laura Timmons DA2Junko Shiratsu DA2
  11. 11. Decorative Art Year Two Work Anna Hunt DA2 Anna Byers DA2
  12. 12. Decorative Art Final Year Work Rosie Norman Millinery
  13. 13. Decorative Art Final Year Work Caren Barry Wallpaper PrintHannah Hawthorne 3D Wallpaper
  14. 14. Decorative Art Final Year Work Paula Briggs Porcelain
  15. 15. Decorative Art Final Year Work Carly Stafford Stoneware
  16. 16. Decorative Art Final Year Work Harriet Foster Fashion Print
  17. 17. Decorative Art Final Year Work Maya Wallis Red Earthenware
  18. 18. Laura McCafferty Fabric Appliqué Decorative Art Final Year Work Guardian Weekend ‘SPACE’
  19. 19. Creo2014DegreeShow
  20. 20. Jean Gregory DA3 2014 Elle Maxwell Emily Stapleton Jeffries
  21. 21. SophieRosakDA32014
  22. 22. Penny Harold – Joules 2014 Zoe Chapelle – Joules 2014
  23. 23. Aisling Chen – DA3 2014 - RCA
  24. 24. BethOpiyoDA32014–MADesign ManagementUniversityofSouthampton
  25. 25. Ananaya Bevinakati – 2014 - MA Philadelphia USA Fashion and Weave
  26. 26. New Designers Pulse Award Winner: Nicola Popplewell, Nottingham Trent University, BA (Hons) Decorative Arts Award Prize: A prize of £500 PLUS a stand at Pulse 2011 which will take place from 5-7 June 2011 at Earls Court. This is an unmissable opportunity to get your product in front of over 6,000 key decision makers! Judges Comments: PRODUCT: AN ORIGINAL SOFT TOY CONCEPT The judges liked the ‘fresh approach to soft toys with good use of colour and graphics that will delight children and help development.’ Nicola intends to start a business and will put the prize money to put products into product and develop the range. ‘The exposure is so valuable in getting my name out there, and I am thrilled that I will have my first solo trade show next year.’ Nicola Popplewell went through to the regional finals of the Lloyds TSB student illustration competition.
  27. 27. Emily Phillips - Winner New Designers Pulse Award 2013
  28. 28. Karoline Healy DA3 2014 – Winner - Not on the High St Award New Designers 2014
  29. 29. A course designed for students to work in; • The Interior Design, Home-ware Design or within the fashion and interior retail sector. • Art and Design Education. • Or to set up a practice as a studio based artist, illustrator or designer maker.
  30. 30. Typical Graduate Destinations • Freelance Designers (Product, Fashion etc) • Designer Makers (Studio based) • Product Designers • Buyers and Specifiers (Retail, Contract etc) • Stylists • Art & Design Editorial • Art Directors for Film and Photography • Teaching • Technicians
  31. 31. Anna Collette Hunt
  32. 32. Esther Patterson - Curiosa and Curiosa
  33. 33. RosieNormanMillinery
  34. 34. How do we compare Percentage who receive 1st Class Awards • 42% Decorative Arts at NTU - 2015 • 35% Design Crafts De Montfort University - 2015 • 35% Glass, Ceramics, Jewellery, Metalwork at UCA- 2015 • 16% Design Crafts Plymouth College of Art 2015
  35. 35. How do we compare – Unistats NSS Percentage who receive 2.1 awards or above • 71% Decorative Arts at NTU - 2016 • 65% Design Crafts De Montfort University - 2015 • 65% Glass, Ceramics, Jewellery, Metalwork at UCA- 2015 • 56% Design Crafts Plymouth College of Art 2015
  36. 36. How do we compare – Unistats NSS Percentage who go on to work and/or study within 6 months of graduating • 85% Decorative Arts at NTU - 2016 • 85% Design Crafts De Montfort University - 2015 • 75% Glass, Ceramics, Jewellery, Metalwork at UCA- 2015 • 85% Design Crafts Plymouth College of Art 2015
  37. 37. Entry Requirements • Lots of enthusiasm • A keen desire to work in the Art and Design sector • A good awareness of career options within the creative industries • A-levels - BBC; or BTEC Extended Diploma - DMM; or • 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications • GCSEs - English and Maths or Science grade C. • GCSE English grade C or above (Literature or Language) • Current Portfolio of approximately 15 pieces of work • Overseas students are welcome to apply
  38. 38. Thanks for your time from the Decorative Arts Team. Any questions?  Erika Meza illustration drawing and 2D Digital Programming  Kathy Dickinson Textiles Specialist  Jude Wensley Admissions Tutor and Ceramics Specialist and level one year leader  Lharne Shaw Course Leader and Glass Specialist Eva Fernades Martos Metal/JewelleryCo urse leader and 3D Digital Programming 
  39. 39. Links Creo – Student website Dec Arts Presentation OnlineUniversity Web Site For further enquiries please email; Lharne.shaw@ntu.ac.uk
  40. 40. 10 November 2016 Please remember to take all personal belongings with you as you leave the room

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