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Check out some of our recent collaborative projects with external partners to get an idea of how AUB supports the creative and digital, manufacturing, health, and leisure industries.
With AUB's state-of-the-art facilities we're proud to be able to support a wide range of projects. From helping kick-start creative careers and businesses, to developing prototypes in both digital and physical mediums, our links with Industry have never been stronger.
Kick-starting creative careers and businesses
Fiona McTaggart is a freelance illustrator and art educator. Her practice encompasses surface pattern design and editorial illustration.
Ryan Elder's Talus Project began during his BA (Hons) studies, and has transformed into a mountable component for prosthetists.
Salwa specialises in interior design and creates lighting installations with shadow reflections to give a calm atmosphere to an interior...
Prototyping and testing
The Bridge Theatre
How The Bridge Theatre brought to life the daemons from Philip Pulman’s iconoclastic fantasy "The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage".
TerraPen’s mission is to make large format artwork easy to produce from a reliable quality product, supported by an open source community.
Salmon Power Sports
Salmon Power Sports make dynamic ballast systems for high-speed craft, enabling them to be driven more safely in adverse conditions.
Graduate start-up Earthly Biochar has developed an innovative burner for producing biochar.
IoT Solutions Group
IoT Solutions is a start-up business based in Dorset, providing end-to-end solutions for the digital Internet of Things sector.
Digital technology development
Design in VR
Design in VR is an international provider of educational tutorials and classes to up-skill talent in VR design.
Digital Fashion: Virtual Showroom Environments
Exploring integrating multiple emerging softwares and creating a virtual environment to display digital garments created within CLO 3D.
aIDyl is an immersive online interior design service, providing clients with affordable 3D immersive design solutions.
Digital Fashion: Technology and Sustainability
Penelope Norman is a pioneer in using digital technology and virtual prototyping to improve sustainable practice in the fashion industry.
This project is a collaboration between AUB and the NHS to create a medical explainer video for a urological procedure.
Using 3D printing to create immersive experiences in digitally augmented spaces. Supported by European Regional Development Funding (ERDF).
Research and product development
Tricuro combines innovation and technology to enhance its service offer to provide personalised care and support.
Welly Walks is the first in a series of creative research experiences, which aim to engage people in new narratives about British weather
LUSH: assessing mould growth on various fabrics
LUSH approached AUB seeking a better understanding how fabrics behave to help in the decision making process to develop new accessories.
Element Creative Ltd.
Founded in 2020, Element Creative Ltd. has become one of the leading specialist product design consultancies in Dorset.
Founded by Tom Parsons, Aetha Design is a product design consultancy, combining engineering and industrial design.
Studio Wood creates intelligently designed, purposeful products that solve real-world problems.
Tom's Studio is a Dorset business run by craftsman, Tom Gry. Tom makes and sells handmade, high-end calligraphy pens to a global audience.
Shore Architecture seeks out design-led solutions, favouring ongoing academic research and current innovative ideas to explore solutions.