A welcome to Art and Design at DMU. Moving images of facilities in the Vijay Patel building including, painting, glass blowing, design work and views of the building.

Welcome to Art and Design

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DMU’s stunning and award-winning Vijay Patel building brings all our art and design courses together providing inspiring, flexible spaces, studios and facilities which invite creativity and innovation.


Our extensive workshops are designed to be visible to all. They help students' develop their creative and technical skills as they discover their passions and expertise. Studios and hub spaces encourage collaboration between students and share their creativity with others.


In this exciting and motivating environment our students can enjoy an unrivalled experience. We empower our students to express themselves, experiment and discover their true creative potential.


Our Art and Design Degree Show celebrates the talent and innovative work of our final-year art, architecture, design and fashion students and is hosted within the Vijay Patel Building. Industry experts are among the special guests viewing our students work as they scout for fresh talent to recruit to their businesses.


Come and see the building for yourself at one of our Open Days and find out more about our undergraduate and postgraduate art and design courses at DMU.

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