Entrepreneurialism, collaboration and enterprise. Our graduates are not ones to shy away from innovative and creative projects. We caught up with graduates Louise Forbes and Islay Spalding about how their seemingly different skills and professions came together in their new venture Man Pins.
We spoke to Professor Graham Fagen about his influences and about how culture and heritage doesn't always define us.
Scotland's first design museum is now open. Find out what you can expect to see when you visit...
Made-to-measure masks have been created to help put Scottish kids at ease during treatment, which can be frightening to experience at a young age.
Chris Park’s story shows how Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design encourage creative entrepreneurs. The skills that Chris developed, and the support that he received, encouraged him to embark upon a risky – but ultimately successful – endeavour.
Graduate Rich Cahill used his design background and our wide network of connections to develop the healthcare app, yougra.ph. This is a digital tool for making mental health tangible using text messaging and AI.
Fine art lecturer Eddie Summerton started out as a painter. He now makes prints, sculptures, films, sound recordings, photos and books. He is also an entrepreneur who has worked on a variety of intriguing projects - many of which are connected to northern Scotland.
Next summer a colony of one hundred colourful giant penguins created by artist and lecturer Janice Aitken will invade the city before being auctioned to raise funds for Maggie’s Centre Dundee.
With the V&A Museum of Design now open we look at some of Dundee's creative and cultural highlights.
Although attempts were made to establish an art school in Dundee as far back as the 1850s, it was not until 1888, following the creation of the Dundee Technical Institute, that a full-time art school become a possibility.