Graphic Design Facilities, Wolverhampton School of Art, University of Wolverhampton

Graphic Design Facilities

Graphic Design Facilities

Wolverhampton School of Art / Facilities / Graphic Design Facilities

Our studio-based learning environments are designed to provide you with a real world understanding of contemporary design processes. To enable you to communicate, develop and create exciting solutions for both print and screen medias.

Virtual tour of the Graphic Design facilities

Click on the image below and take a tour around our facilities, please note the Mattertag hotspots (white circles with a dark blue outline) – these contain information about specific equipment, images, videos and more. 

  • Our specialist facilities includes:
    ◆ Apple Macintosh workstations running industry-standard design software
    ◆ Integrated into the studio set up alongside spaces for, creation, discussion and presentation
  • Other specialist equipment includes:
    In addition, you’ll share access to a range of school-wide facilities including:
    ◆ media store where you can loan cameras, video cameras and digital sound recording devices - as well as all sorts of useful equipment
    ◆ A well-equipped screen-printing facility
    ◆ Photographic studios
    ◆ A superb range of professional printing facilities that enables you to print onto different substrates and at different sizes

It all adds up to a great student-centred experience.

In Focus

Learn about Graphic Design' facilities in more detail

Including our Design Studios, Base Room and Lecture/Seminar Room.

In Addition

We have access to professional photographic studios, screen-printing workshops and specialist in-house digital printing service – the Print Support Hub. Alongside a Media Store with dedicated kit for all Wolverhampton School of Art students. We even have our own Art Materials Shop, which stocks an extensive range of art materials.

Screen Printing Workshop

The Screen printing workshop contains 6 oversized A1 printing beds and a four-colour carousel for T-shirt printing.

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Photo Studio

Massive double-height spaces, our coves have hosted fashion events, professional photographic events, and even a Formula 3 motorcar photoshoot! Lots of space for you to shoot, comfortable seating for clients and models, private hair & makeup studio with changing facilities make this a great resource.

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Print Support Hub 

The Print Support Hub is a technically supported, open access area. It offers all School of Art students a range of specialist printers that are capable of printing onto a vast array of different materials.

Including:

  • A3 Risograph printer
  • 2 medium format high-end Epson printers (A4, A3, A3+ and A2)
  • Large format thermal lithographic printer
  • Large Format Mimaki textile printer
  • Large Format Mimaki textile printer

The room also offers two large format scanners that will scan artwork up to A0 size.

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Wolverhampton School of Art, George Wallis Building, University of Wolverhampton

Media Stores

The Media Stores is a fantastic facility providing free access to equipment for a variety of courses throughout the Wolverhampton School of Art. Including specialist photographic and digital media equipment.

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Art Materials Shop

The Wolverhampton School of Art's art materials shop stocks an extensive range of art materials, including paints, brushes, sketchbooks, portfolios, and much more.

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Study with us

We offer both undergaraduate and postgraduate courses in Graphic Design:

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Graphic Design is a dynamic subject that enriches and influences all aspects of our visual environment. The studio-focused course at Wolverhampton is designed to be responsive to this and is continually reflective in order to positively contribute to your student experience. Perfect for intellectually curious individuals with creative ambition. 

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MA Digital and Visual Communications (Graphic Communication)

The MA Digital and Visual Communication offers study in a broad range of digital and visual communication theory and practice. The Course attracts students from a wide range of disciplines and from all over the world, giving it a strong international flavour.

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