Love it or loath it, we believe technology is a great tool. Embracing it can bring a whole new world to your art and design education and career.

With so many new kinds of hardware and software available, we thought it would be useful to see how they can help you. Some can directly impact on what you make, others will help you present your work in sophisticated ways. There is also technology that can help you with certain kinds of learning, such as researching or documenting your progress. Many programs cost money, but there are increasingly free versions that offer alternatives and friendly methods of production. This section explores technology within all areas of art and design.

Introducing Typography – Font Foolery

Introducing Typography – Font Foolery

Typography is a wonderful art form. It can easily be as creative and experimental as any other art form like collage or painting. This resource looks at different technologies available to help you on your typographic journey.

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Sketchup Learn About a Great 3D Tool

Sketchup Learn About a Great 3D Tool

Google Sketchup is a free, yet powerful 3D design tool. Whether you are on a general art course or more specialist area, you can use Sketchup to visualise your ideas. It can also be used for ideas generation and exploring 3D possibilities in a quick and simple way.

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