Subject Futures Week 2016


It's that time of the year when we open the doors of our School to many academia and Industry heavyweights from the world of Three-Dimensional Design among other art-based disciplines.


With the students in mind, we have organised Subject Futures Week around their input in what events to hold which we gathered earlier on in the year. It is an exciting time of the year and extremeley beneficial to take part in. We welcome everyone in the 3D department to get involved!


The timetable has been attached below. (Please note that this list only covers the talks and activities curated by 3D Design area. There will be many other guests covering an exciting variety of topics in other areas. Make sure that you have seen that timetable and that there is nothing there that you may regret having missed).

Architecture and 3D Design - Subject Futures Week 25th - 29th January 2016

Tuesday 26th.


10:00 – 12:00

James Binney of Architecture Collaborative - Assemble – Turner Prize Winners 2016 . Presentation, Q&A and Workshop

Venue Newton Great Hall : Open event with Fine Art , Architecture & 3D Design priority.



10:30 – 16:00

The Quilters Guild – Live Demonstrations and Work-based Activities

Venue MY50 : Open to all with priority to Fashion, Surface Design, Fine Art & 3D SoTA




15:00 – 16:30

Dr Zulfikar Adamu – 'Take Control' [adaptation and writing of software to suit your design needs].

Presentation Lecture with Q&A

Dr Zulfikar Adamu is a world leader and Senior Lecturer in Architectural Technology @ Loughborough in computational design and programming for spatial designers.

Venue MB14 : Open event with 3DD priority



Wednesday 27th


11:00 – 13:00

Josh Pulman – award winning Photographer for Nike , Schweppes, Spaced Out and beyond.

'Design , Brands and Attitude’

’The Order of Images’ - Coordinating design presentations to secure your dream contract'

Venue W10 : Open event with 3DD priority



14:00 – 16:00

Award winning creatives Fay Weldon and Carole Hayman in conversation

'How to Survive and Prosper in a Changing World’ - talk with Q&A

Maidwell Hall [via reception]– OPEN EVENT

Get in early to guarantee a seat for this roller-coaster of inspiration from two of the worlds most creative women.



Thursday 28th


11:00 – 13:00

Danny Scheinmann – Award winning Creative - Author, Actor and Film Director.

"Rehearsing the future: The Hero's Journey” Presentation and Workshop. Essential content for all you aspiring CREATIVIES

Venue MB14 : Open event with 3DD priority



14:00 – 16:00

Dominic Burton of Live|Work Service Design Studio.

Embedding design methodologies to change the way we live and work together.

Collaborative approaches that have changed Governments, Apple, Sony, the NHS and a variety of high profile institutions in the University Sector

Live|Work is a world leading multi-disciplinary creative studio that employs design thinking to drive change in the ways we Live and Work.

Their design led approach to problem solving inspires ambition and nurtures ways to enhance collaborative actions.

Venue MB14 : Open event with 3DD priority



Friday 29th


10:00-11:30

The aspirATion Group – How to curate your Future - Todd Morgan – CIAT , Graduate of 3D SoTA UoN.

An aspirational presentation with Q&A and feedback workshop, in association with Darren Young - Chair of the aspirATion Group

Venue MB14: Architecture and 3D Design priority



10:00 – 16:00

Stephen Davies MA.RCA - Design, Dyson and Drawing

A 3DD specialist visual communication workshop for all Level 0 and 4 Students in Architecture and 3DD only.

Venue The Drawing Studio MY48



11:30 – 12:30

David Lord of Lord Design . Product Design, Furniture and Modular Concepts with Alumni James Barford and Darrel Court

Presentation with Q&A

Venue MB14 : Open event with 3DD priority


14:30 – 15:30

Brian Lodge – Design Director at RPC . ‘Live Project Partners'

‘ Presenting to the Public’ - Packaging Design .

Presentation with Q&A

Venue MB14 : Open event with 3DD priority


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