Central to the culture of the programme is discussion and interaction. Testing the boundaries of your practice (and who you are), whilst investigating the ideas and opinions of others is a core activity.


American designer James Cameron Silva ( is a recent graduate of the MA Design programme. Whilst studying on the course he was able to explore issues of authorship, narrative and visual and sonic form by taking a little know publication by the British author J.B.Priestly and developing a series of work in print, installation and interactive DVD that responded to the contents