School of Art & Design

Design (Graphic, User Centered, Product, Interior)

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Neil AngovePeople-centred sustainable design and creativity. Graphic design.  
Gareth BarhamIndustrial & Product Design, Brand Form Development, Design Process 02920205668
Tim ForresterContemporary furniture & lighting design for interiors, Traditional & digital furniture design for industry, Three Dimensional Design  
Prof Steve GillProduct Design, Human Centred Design, Information Ergonomics, Computer Embedded Products, Medical Product Design, Physicality in Design 02920416732
Bethan GordonProduct Design. User Centered Design & User Testing Environments 02920205659
Theo HumphriesHumour & Design, Product Design, Interaction Design, Critical Design. 02920205688
Dr Gareth LoudonUser-centered design, ethnography, usability testing and evaluation, design thinking, product innovation, creativity, mindfulness, play, product design. 02920205636
Richard MorrisFurniture and Related Product Design. Conceptualisation, from sketch to constructed object. 02920416679
Olwen MoseleyDesign, Design thinking, idea generation, professional practice, creative communities, Design Festivals. 02920416654
Steve MurrayDesign Software: Digital textile printing: Laser cutting: Screen printing: Fabric Screen printing: Fabric Dyeing & Shibori: Felt & Paper making.
Dr Stephen ThompsonHow the human mind is extended into the world by means of artefacts. Design and cognition, practice and philosophy  
Ian WeirGraphic Communication, design for print, Digital media 02920416652
Paul WilgerothProduct Design Process, Design for Manufacture, Product Design Specification, manufacturing processes, Computer Aided Design & Manufacture 02920205796
Martin WilliamsElectronics Design, Printed Circuit Board design and Manufacture. Computer based design & manufacturing techniques 02920416699
Ray NicklinDigital drawing The meaning of images Typographic design.  the employment of interruptive factors as a means of taking work into different and surprising forms

Architectural Design and Technology

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Nick EvansThermal performance of buildings using thermography. Hygrothermal modelling of historic building fabric 02920205011
Dr John Richard LittlewoodConstruction and Operation of Buildings; Housing; Diagnostic Modelling, Monitoring and Testing of Construction Quality, Environmental & Energy Performance; Building Occupancy Evaluation   
Dr Mahnaz ShahArchitectural and Urban Design History, Urban Design Research, 
Nigel WilliamsJapanese Architecture and Construction Timber finishes and polishes 02920203413
Craig ThomasCreation of body-focused, immersive environments. ‘Vision-Space’: explores our perceptual structure of vision. autistic children to explore their environment as a medium for relaxation
Anthony WhymanDesign of commercial, private and public buildings.  Architectural Conservation, technologies of architecture and construction. 02920201558


NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Duncan AyscoughTechnical aspects of developing creativity in Ceramics 02920416343
Peter CastleCeramics can challenge and reinterpret the role of the artist /maker designer/ maker within the 21st C post material culture  
Ingrid MurphyCeramics – Theory and Practice. 3D Design, Sculpture, Visual Studies, Professional Practice. 02920416336

Textiles, Fashion

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Dr Keireine CanavanEndangered tribal woven textiles & semiotics - Traditional & digital constructed textile design for fashion, interiors and exhibition 02920416634
Alison DaviesTextiles: development of smart materials  
Sally GrantPrinted Textile Design for Fashion. British Fashion of the 1970s – Ossie Clark and Celia Birtwell. Fashion Photography 1968 – 1977.  Japanese Textiles in the late 20th century 02920201146
Philippa LawrenceTextile and land based Art, Installation and site specific work - power of contemporary installation and site responsive artwork to connect people to place
Dr Cathy TreadawayCreativity and creative practice, wellbeing, Designing for dementia, Digital imaging and print technology C.A.R.I.A.D project. 02920417014
Helen WatkinsTraditional designs for Interior & Fashion Textiles, Natural Plant Dyed Textiles, Heat Transfer Printed Textiles, Synthetic Dyed Textiles, Hand Screen Printed Textiles and ceramics 02920417085


NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Bill ChambersSpecialist in Printmaking, I am interested in new technologies and how these can be integrated into existing printmaking processes. 
Thomas MartinRelief, intaglio, lithographic and screen printing techniques, paper engineering to create movable books, automata and paper machines
Steve MurrayDesign Software: Digital textile printing: Laser cutting: Screen printing: Fabric Screen printing: Fabric Dyeing & Shibori: Felt & Paper making.

Illustration & Animation

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Anna BhushanNarrative, book and editorial
Chris Glynn
Animation design & music education. Illustration; visual narrative; visual humour;illustration and live drawing for public and interdisciplinary engagement and understanding; Creative Pedagogy; 02920416642
Amelia JohnstoneIllustration,Physical activity and artistic creativity, running and drawing at the same time an auto-phenomenological 02920416643

Photography, Filmmaking, Visual and Audio Culture

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Mal BennettPhotography- Studio lighting: Flash and continuous lighting; Digital printing; Large format giclee printing; Wet darkroom process and C41. Photoshop.
Cath DaviesStardom, Celebrity and Death with particular emphasis on textual representations and ideologies of visibility and materiality in relation to death and dying. Glamour, materiality and femininity 02920416665
Prof David FerrySatire in British Graphic Arts. The graphic influence of cult British films.  
Dr Alexandros KontogeorgakopoulosFields of haptic digital music, digital fabrication of musical instruments, digital audio effects, interactive composition, interactive sound design for people with disabilities, data sonification
Dr Ashley MorganThe Body and Society, Cosmetic Surgery, Consumerism, Gender and Sexuality, Masculinity 02920416684
Neil PedderVideo Editing – Final Cut Pro DVD Authoring – DVD Studio Pro (Ex) Live Sound Engineer Sonic . Artist Musician 02920416623
Prof Robert PepperellFine Art, Art and the science of perception, Consciousness, Posthumanism - a new form of pictorial perspective based on the phenomenology of visual perception - Favagraphy. 02920416666
Jon PigottSound sculpture, sound art, digital fabrication, making and electronics.  
Dr Chris ShortExploring the psychological relation of the subject to the photographic image, art historical research continues to focus on the work of Wassily Kandinsky 02920205813
Prof Clive CazeauxMetaphor and visual thinking in aesthetics, the philosophies of artistic research and art-science practice, ecological aesthetics and listening as responses to dualistic subject
Matt LeighfieldWeb Technologies, Social Media, programming for designers and artists

Fine Art

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
David FitzjohnNotion of ‘landscape’ as a construct of cultural memory and is concerned with ideas regarding climate change and economic imperialism. 02920416622
Christopher HollowayFine Art – Painting, Drawing, Performance, Sculpture. debate between abstraction and figuration in relation to the notion of landscape.  
Sue HuntSpecialist areas include all aspects of etching, painting and drawing. Painting and printmaking, with an understanding of contemporary and traditional approaches to Fine Art. 02920416686