University of Portsmouth design student to compete at US global final

A University of Portsmouth student is bound for the US in July 2017 for the global final of a professional design competition after beating thousands of other students in three rounds of the UK competition. Graphic design student Thomas Shave will represent the UK and Ireland at the Adobe Certified …

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Portsmouth graphic design students earn prestigious awards

12 final-year graphic design students at the University of Portsmouth have won prestigious international awards from the industry leader. Two — Jefferson Robinson and Zoe Fouracre — were also given special recognition for their winning entries by being awarded merits by the International Society of Typographic Designers. The society asks …

Charlotte Cornelius Jewellery Design, new to Castle Road in Southsea

Charlotte Cornelius is the designer behind the jewellery brand of the same name. For 18 years, Charlotte has worked from her home studio near the beach on Hayling Island, and now she’s preparing to open her very own bespoke jewellery boutique in the Southsea high street of Castle Road, once …

University of Portsmouth student wins end-of-year show design competition

Congratulations is in order for graduating BA (Hons) Graphic Design student Georgia Quaddy, who has won the poster design competition for the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries’ (CCI) end-of-year show at the University of Portsmouth. Denise Callender, Faculty Promotions Manager for CCI, came up with the idea for the competition, which …

Portsmouth Guildhall and Pie & Vinyl host gig poster exhibition

Above: a Laura Marling poster by Anne Benjamin Portsmouth Guildhall and Pie & Vinyl have an enormous age difference between them, the former being over a century old and the latter having only celebrated their third birthday in April this year, but their aspirations couldn’t be …

Portsmouth Football Club unveil modern new crest for Pompey

Portsmouth Football Club have announced that Pompey will be changing its crest on T-Shirts after a survey of fans showed that there was a desire for a fresh emblem. From the 2015/2016 season, the Pompey kit will be adorned with a traditional star and crescent design on a …

University of Portsmouth Launching West Wing Extension of Eldon Building

  The University of Portsmouth is launching its brand new Eldon West Wing at a press event on Friday 30th May. University Chancellor Sandi Toksvig will officially open the new wing and unveil a plaque commemorating its conception. She will be joined by her old friend and predecessor as Chancellor, …

University of Portsmouth Student’s Baby Crib Design Shortlisted for Award

A new beside crib designed by a University of Portsmouth student in partnership with an entrepreneur has been shortlisted for an award. Final year Product Design and Innovation student, Jonathan Loudan-Nicholas, worked with entrepreneur Catherine Curtis to come up with the design, dubbed ‘Baby Hub’, a beside crib which bridges …

Love Southsea Debuts New Artwork by Local Comic Book Artist Dan Cook

For a few years now, local events movement Love Southsea has had its own clothing range and selection of artwork which have proved very popular through both online sales and at Love Southsea’s own events and markets. The two designers/illustrators who have crafted for Love Southsea’s line over this time …

The Eldon Building, A New Creative Space for the University of Portsmouth

In September 2013, a new building for student teaching, learning, and exhibition will be opening in the University of Portsmouth district. The extension to the existing Eldon Building will cater for Portsmouth’s creative and cultural industries — an aspect of the city which the University has dedicated a lot of …