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Campus Resources

Textile Design students are based in the St. George’s building. A team of full-time technicians provide ongoing technical support.


Textile Print & Dye Workshop

Long print tables, with repeat furniture, for screenprinting fabric lengths, heat presses, dye kitchen with steaming and washing facilities are included in the resources available here.

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Constructed Textiles Workshop

Resources include: digital sewing, embroidery and knitting machines with professional software, spinning wheels, tapestry frames, smocking machines, shaft table top looms, digital reactive and acid dye fabric printer, Epson 7000 digital disperse dye sublimation printer, Mimaki TX2 digital fabric printer.

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Digital Design Workshop

Equipped with the Adobe Creative Suite. AVA professional textile design software is available for taught delivery and individual use.

General Technical Sessions

Optional software inductions available to all students introduce you to a wide range of creative possibilities and output options.

  • Photoshop for Beginners
  • Indesign for Beginners
  • Illustrator for Beginners
  • Preparing files for print
  • Silk screen inductions
  • DSLR Induction
  • Photoshop extra techniques
  • Audio Equipment Induction
Students collecting equipment

Media Resource Centre

A central resource for professional DSLR cameras, lenses, tripods, lighting and AV equipment.

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Laser Cutting

Large-bed cutter for card, board and acrylic materials with associated digital design hardware and software.

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NUA Library

The largest specialist art, design and media collection in the East of England including 32,000 books, 1,300 journal subscriptions and 3,000 DVDs.