Art and Design
In art and design we have a world-leading research environment for the study, innovation and public dissemination of contemporary fine art, architecture, design and visual culture.
Our research centres and platforms create opportunities for sharing, collaboration and guidance for individual researchers.
Notable recent projects include our work in creating replicas of the Staffordshire and Cheapside jewellery hoards for museums, and ergonomic furniture design.
Everyday Legend: Reinventing Traditions in Chinese Contemporary Art
Understanding the decline in traditional Chinese arts and culture amid the country’s rapid…
Crafting replicas of the Staffordshire Hoard
The team at the Jewellery Industry Innovation Centre (JIIC) at the School of Jewellery have been…
Revolutionising furniture design
This research is looking at ‘Age Inclusive Seating', which involves analysing existing care…
Rediscovering the Cheapside Hoard Through Digital Visualisation
The Cheapside Hoard is a collection of principally late 16th and early 17th century jewels,…
Sans serif Britain
A research project that aims to enable a new understanding of the historical development, uses and…
The Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA) aims to foster new understanding and perspectives of Chinese contemporary arts, design, media and culture.
A well-established, interdisciplinary research centre that encompasses a broad range of creative design practices, innovation and external engagement.