“I had an amazing experience at the University of Brighton. From working in London for Ben Sherman to designing fabric in traditional British mills, to living in Paris for three months and designing fabric for Chanel, and working in a Woven design studio in London.”
“It’s crazy to think that a small sketch during my degree has turned into a product that is now on the market. It’s an inventor’s dream!”
That is the view of University of Brighton graduate and entrepreneur Liam Murphy, who celebrates a major milestone this week as his mindfulness product for kids goes on sale.
Liam has launched his product, The Stix Mindfulness Remotes, to market on 2 February 2023 with the aim of improving children’s mental wellbeing through fun, interactive mindfulness activities. Read More
Two of this year’s graduates from University of Brighton have been chosen among 2022 names to watch by the Crafts Council magazine Crafts. Read More
Raymond Briggs, creator of masterpieces of illustration as diverse as The Snowman and When The Wind Blows, has passed away, aged 88.
Anna came up with the idea of recycling discarded chewing gum while studying 3D Design and Craft. Read More
The Association of Illustrators has name recent Illustration graduate Imogen Donegan as one of 10 talented new graduates to watch. Read More
Sadie Horler has released a love song to the city, in the same week as her graduation. Read More
University of Brighton has awarded an Honorary degree of Doctor of Arts to ground-breaking artist and photography alumna Helen Cammock for her work in creative arts and social care. Read More
Award-winning fashion designer Bethany Williams is the subject of an exhibition at London’s Design Museum until 4 September. Read More
We’ve all been there. You’re on a train, lost trying to navigate, or FaceTiming a friend and… your phone dies.
A product designed by University of Brighton graduates – the Enayball – was among the world’s top social impact innovations celebrated at an event in Dubai.
3D Design and Craft BA(Hons) and Sustainable Design MA alumni Tom Meades has continued his post-graduation success story by winning a prestigious £10,000 award at Milan Design Week. Read More
Three University of Brighton graduates have been shortlisted for the Royal Town Planning Institute Awards for Research Excellence 2021. Read More
A new book by Martyn Routledge provides an innovative vision of British history from the dinosaurs to the digital era, using an unusual lens – football badges. Read More
Annabelle Macleod, who graduates from BA(Hons) 3D Design and Craft this year, is one of seven students from throughout the UK tipped as rising stars by the Crafts Council. Read More
Product Design graduate George Gilliat who now works at Lego saw the launch of the latest LEGO set he designed in June. Read More
Pippa El-Kadhi Brown, a graduate of BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting, has won the overall Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2020 – one of the world’s most coveted awards for up and coming artists. Read More
Juliet Klottrup’s image of a shepherd in North Yorkshire will be displayed on screens across the UK this month. Read More
“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
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
Two Product Design graduates have designed a dispenser that combines style and sustainability to sanitising hands. Read More
Sola, who graduated in 2018 and was shortlisted for the Evening Standard Art Prize 2018, has an exhibition ‘Where the Ocean Meets the Beach. Read More
Clare Strand is one of four artists shortlisted for the prestigious annual award, now in it’s twenty fourth year. Read More
A group of University of Brighton graduates won their second Emmy Award for their animation work on a National Geographic film about North Korea. Read More
Since his graduation from the BA(Hons) Photography course in 2014, Reinis has been exhibiting work nationally and internationally. Trial and Error is his first major publication. Read More
Hannah Gibbins, who graduated in Fashion with Business Studies in 2018, is launching her “pop-up” capsule range HCFG for Autumn/Winter in 12 stores including Brighton’s on Monday 23 September. Read More
A University of Brighton graduate who won a world-renowned art award has reflected on his “whirlwind” week – and said he can’t wait to get back into his studio. Read More
Painting graduate Charlie Schaffer was last night announced as the winner of 2019 BP Portrait Award. Read More
Charlie’s painting “Imara in her Fur Coat“, has been shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award, one of the most prestigious art awards in the world.
An award-winning Brighton graduate has designed her first garden for the Chelsea Flower Show. Read More
Fine Art Printmaking has launched a new blog dedicated to the course Alumni and their practice since graduating. Read More
Watch Alec Stevens create a wooden sculpture of the ITV ident. Read More
University of Brighton graduate An Nguyen is curating an exhibition of Photography students’ work at ONCA Gallery. Read More
Martin Seeds, an MA Photography Graduate, and now tutor on the BA Photography course, will exhibit in a group exhibition titled ‘The Brexit Shop’, at this years Format Festival in Derby.
Jacob Clayton, a 2017 BA Photography Graduate, has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2019 MACK Book Award.
Graduates should turn to art to help them through life’s rough times, according to Chris Riddell OBE, illustrator and former Children’s Laureate. Read More
Photography graduate Joe Pettet-Smith’s work has once again been featured in the national media. Read More
Orlando Weeks, Illustration graduate and former member of indie rock band The Maccabees will see his children’s story about a man who grits roads performed on stage next month. Read More
Three arts students are among speakers at Starting up, a free event taking place at the University next week to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week. Read More
Fresh from his success with the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s iconic wedding and engagement portraits, Photography alumnus Alexi Lubomirski has turned his lens on HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall. Read More
Unfold, co-founded by Alfonso Cobo, allows Instagram users to curate their stories, making their images and videos look more professional. Read More
Work hard, follow your passion and “be fabulous – just like me” was the advice given to University of Brighton graduates. Read More
Photography graduate Laura Pannack is one of the judges of this year’s Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, part of the Photography Gala Awards. Read More
Four artists have been chosen to create new photography for Brighton’s 3Ts Hospital Redevelopment. Read More
We spoke to Product Design students Ben Taylor, George Mcpherson, Peter Barr and Java Cooper about their course, placements and final year projects. Read More
Graduating weave student, Alice Compton, has been selected by TexSelect this year to show her work at Premiere Vision in Paris in September. Read More
Marianna Demetriou and William Mondejar, two recent Architecture graduates at the University of Brighton, have teamed up with the multi-talented Mikey Mondejar to design a piece of art/architecture under the theme ‘Container & Content’ for the first ever Larnaca Biennale in Cyprus.
New on the DMSA blog this month an interview with recent graduate Aki Purser.and her audio-visual piece 記憶 (Memory) which won her the ‘Incentive award’ from our partner University in Nagoya Japan. Read More
Photographs of Brighton’s migrant workers taken by University of Brighton alumni Julia Horbaschk are on display at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery.
The Defence of Lost Causes series of work by photography graduate Joe Pettet Smith has been featured in the Financial Times Weekend. Read More
Lecture in Progress has interviewed photographer Lauren Maccabee about her incredible career since graduating from UoB three years ago including interning with Martin Parr. Read More
Kensington Palace has announced that University of Brighton graduate and New York-based photographer Alexi Lubomirski will take the official wedding photographs of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Read More
One of our first MA Craft graduates Louise Bell features on the cover of the latest Emerging Potters magazine and talks about her life-changing experience on the course. Read More
Brighton graduate Freya Richmond has won an international award for design, the only designer from the UK among the three winners of the Printeriors 2018 design competition. Read More
The annual David Thomas Awards are open for entries. Read More
Student Megan Leckie and graduate Joseph Palmer have launched Block Builders, a Community Interest Company that imports map details into Minecraft so models of real-world places can be created. Read More
The article in the Hardware Studio newsletter details the development of the Blaze Laserlight from University project to international success. Read More
Visual artist Adele Gibson has been awarded a place on an International artist and scientist expedition to Svalbard in the High Arctic in June. Read More
It’s Nice That has commissioned Rosanna Webster for their For Found in Adobe Stock project. Read More
British designer and 3D Design and Craft alumni who turns chewing gum into useful objects, cleaning up our streets in the process, features on today’s BBC News homepage. Read More
Featuring work by celebrated artists including Anthony Gormley and Rachel Whiteread, this exciting show opens at our Grand Parade gallery on 12 March. Read More
Harry chronicles influences on his work including a term spent on exchange in Japan. Read More
Work by Illustration Graduate Tom Elliot is currently showing at the Peckham Pelican in London. Read More
Photographer Alexi Lubomirski, who took Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement photos, has come a long way since studying at the University of Brighton – and he remembers his time here fondly. Read More
An exhibition showcasing photographic talent has returned to Edward Street and features three Brighton graduates. Read More
Four graduates who have set up their own ventures will be sharing their unique startup stories this Wednesday. Read More
University of Brighton graduate, clay artist Phoebe Cummings, was today named the winner of the inaugural £10,000 Woman’s Hour Craft Prize in a live broadcast from the V&A.
Trans activist and MA Squential Design/Illustration graduate Fox Fisher will be participating in a Q&A following a screening of their documentary I AM THEY, which focuses on non binary trans issues on 28 November. Read More
Work of photography graduate Indrė Šerpytytė and Professor David Cotterrell features alongside pieces by Ai Weiwei, Grayson Perry, Gerhard Richter, Jenny Holzer, and Jake & Dinos Chapman in Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11 show. Read More
Two BA(Hons) Fashion with Business Studies graduates, Olivia Bradley and Alice Winzar (pictured) have been picked as Global Graduating Talents of 2017 by The Council of Fashion Designers (CFDA). Read More
Maisie Broadhead and Phoebe Cummings (also shortlisted for the Woman’s Hour Craft Award) have been shortlisted for the prestigious 25th Arts Foundation Anniversary Awards. Read More
Dan Woodger, who graduated in 2011 and now counts Google, Samsung and the New York Times as clients, has created an original ‘Brighton’ image for his former university. Read More
Elizabeth McCarten who graduated Fine Art Painting in 2012 has won the Jacksons Young Artist Award in the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2017. Read More
Matt Davis, 2016 MDes 3D Design and Craft graduate has been selected to show new work as part of Future Heritage exclusive to Decorex International. Read More
Textile graduate Beki Gowing applied for the John Lewis Graduate scheme straight after university and the experience led to her running her own custom digital fabric printing company. Read More
Former frontman of The Maccabees, , who studied Illustration at Brighton, has created an illustrated children’s book about a gritterman for Penguin Press. Read More
Oriele Steiner, who graduated in 2015, has been given a year-long free studio by Bloomberg New Contemporaries at The Royal Standard, Liverpool, where she will continue developing her painting and drawing practice. Read More
Artist Tom Yendall has received the university’s Alumnus Award 2017 in recognition of his prolific career as a Mouth and Foot Painting Artist and his numerous charitable accomplishments. Read More