Visual Communication

Manifesto - 3/29 - Arts University Bournemouth

Graphic Design students take on live industry projects

Third year BA (Hons) Graphic Design students have been working on a brief from charity, Survivor of Torture; creating an identity and visual language for the new RAF ‘Active’ campaign;...

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MArch student designs wallpaper for WestBeach

Master of Architecture student, Ece Selimoglu, has designed and produced a wallpaper for local restaurant WestBeach.

Ece designed the wallpaper as part of the Architectural Research Methodologies unit. 

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Creating Christmas with the World’s Most Ethical Cosmetics Company

After studying for a foundation diploma at AUB, Emma Caswell graduated from BA (Hons) Illustration in 2015.

She now works as junior gifts designer for Lush, tasked with creating the packing for some of the world’s most ethical and innovative cosmetics.

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How to Curate a Fringe Festival

BA (Hons) Fine Art alumnus and former Student Union President Dan Broadbent isn’t afraid of a challenge. In 2015, he curated Bournemouth’s second Emerging Arts Fringe festival. He explains how he showcased almost 500 artists through 150 different events.

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How to Work Together

Liv and Dom Cave-Sutherland graduated from BA (Hons) Illustration in 2015. They have since established an international craft brand under the name Liv & Dom, creating and selling quirky (and mainly nude) characters.

They explain what it’s like to build a brand and work together as identical twins.

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Commercial Photography alumnus shoots for Nike and Grey Goose

Mitch Payne studied FdA Commercial Photography at AUB, and has since gone on to create work for brands internationally renowned brands.

He talks about working on campaigns for the likes of Nike and Grey Goose.

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Fine Art Lecturer featured in Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter Exhibition

BA (Hons) Fine Art Lecturer, Dominic Shepherd, is exhibiting at Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter Exhibition.

His painting, ‘The Season of the Witch’, is included in this major exhibition celebrating the life of the writer Angela Carter. Delving into the latent meanings of childhood fairytales and the twisted imagery of gothic mysticism, this exhibition pays homage to the dark and compelling drama of Carter’s visual imagination – brutal, surrealist and savage.

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Richard Allen named Landscape Artist of the Year

Sky Arts awards A. Richard Allen the Landscape Artist of the Year.

BA (Hons) Illustration visiting tutor, Richard Allen has been named Landscape Artist of the Year. In a dramatic grand final on Sky Arts on Tuesday 29 November, Richard prevailed over stiff competition, beating thousands of other artists to claim the top prize: Landscape Artist of the Year!

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Lecturer’s film wins Best Local Film at Birmingham Film Festival

A film directed by Marek Budzynski The Turtle and the Sea won the award for ‘Best Local Film’ on Saturday, at the Birmingham Film Festival.

The film tells the story of a Chinese Kung Fu master, who travels to England to try and raise money for his mother’s heart operation.

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Richard Allen through to the finals of Landscape Artist of the Year

Our visiting course tutor A. Richard Allen has made it through to the finals of the Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year.

We’re very proud to see Richard selected as one of the final three contestants of this nationally televised competition. If you would like to see how he does in the final competition, the show will air Tuesday 29 November, 8pm on Sky Arts.

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