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“Ripping up the system won’t build the homes we need”

Read the Town Country Planning Association’s response to the government’s white paper Planning for the Future, outlining their concerns that the proposals will “undermine local democracy, marginalise local councils and fail to achieve the kind of high quality places that the government is committed to delivering.” Read More

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Graduate Miriam Escofet, commissioned to paint Queen’s official portrait, talks about her time at UoB

“It was great fun, a great place to be. Brighton was one of very few places at the time which offered 3D Design and Craft as an option and there was a huge variety of approaches to work going on in my course” – award-winning artist looks back on her time at Brighton. Read More

Sequential Design/Illustration graduates pay tribute to iconic artist and UoB lecturer George Hardie in French exhibition

Claire Colnot and Amish Shah have curated a retrospective exhibition for illustrator, graphic designer and former lecturer Professor George Hardie – whose work includes renowned cover artwork for Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd. Read More

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Fashion student Grace praised by Guardian fashion team

Grace Blackman, Fashion Design with Business Studies student was selected by Jess Cartner-Morley for the paper’s graduate special – Jess said, “I love the purity and the glamour in Grace’s work. Young designers sometimes shy away from making their clothes beautiful, because they want to be different. But beauty is powerful. She looks like an angel, or a superhero, or both.” Read More