Art and Design facilities

DMU’s new Vijay Patel building brings all our art and design courses together into a beautiful, striking building filled with light. It provides the space and facilities where student and staff ideas can develop and flourish.

You will benefit from our extensive range of specialist facilities including CAD suites, print rooms, 3D printing, modelling workshops, a hot glass studio, textiles labs, shoe, knit and sewing workshops, plus photography and video studios.

You are supported by specialist technicians who will assist you in the use of equipment and techniques as well as offer advice on the use of materials such as textiles, wood, metals and plastics.


What our students say:

DMU Art and Design facilities

‘We have the facilities to apply any techniques we want to our work such as: screen print, sublimation print, mixed media techniques, and construct techniques including knit and weave’  
Claire Macintyre, Fashion Textiles and Accessories BA (Hons)

‘DMU has amazing facilities and new technology which allows students to be on the cutting edge of contemporary design, pushing the boundaries of their art.’
Natasha Burns, Design Crafts BA (Hons)

DMU Art and Design facilities

‘DMU offers a wide range of courses that all have access to various workshops and materials such as wood, metals, plastics, etc. There is also a wide range of machinery such as laser cutters and 3D printers.'
Kirsty Procter, Footwear Design BA (Hons)

‘I have most enjoyed learning to pattern cut and grade on the computer, using both Adobe Illustrator and Lectra Modaris, as these are popular for use in industry.’
Kim Hamilton, Contour Fashion BA (Hons)

Book on an open day

You can find out more about DMU Art and Design facilities by attending one of our open days. Take a guided tour of the our extensive facilities as well as see the campus, speak to lecturers and students. Book Now

‘I visited an open day and I was really impressed with the studio space available, the quality of the workshops, and the friendly technical staff.’
Geraldine Chenery, Fine Art BA (Hons)

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