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Norwich University of the Arts plays a vital role as part of the local creative economy, providing expertise and resources to help local businesses grow, discover new talent and tackle creative challenges.

Ideas Factory is the focal point of our outreach into the creative and artistic sector, offering services for startups and established businesses alike, as well as providing unique and valuable opportunities for our students to develop and learn.

Design and brand consultancy at Norwich

Ideas Factory is where exciting creative ideas come to life. A creative consultancy within the University, Ideas Factory accepts commissions across all our course areas.

Find out more about design & brand consultancy

Incubation centre and facility hire at Norwich

There’s a lot to think about if you’re a digital creative start-up. At the Ideas Factory Incubation Centre for creative digital businesses, you can surround yourself with like-minded businesses that are also seeking to build and grow.

Find out more about the incubation centre & facility hire

Commissions and art hire

Ideas Factory allows students and staff at the University to undertake fine art commissions as part of their coursework or in their capacity as individual artists.

Find out more about commissions & art hire

Client work

The Lab – BA (Hons) Graphic Design

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Beyond the Frame 2024 winners announced

Winners announced in two age group categories, 11-15 and 16-19, and three theme categories, ‘People’, ‘Places’ and ‘Things’.
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Postgraduate Open Day Thursday 11 July

11 July 2024 | 5.00pm to 6.30pm | Duke Street Master your creative practice
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A photo of an art installation from the project: Urbanity from the Ocean, called TRANSFORMATIVE COOPERATION. The image shows various red bricks and bamboo on a floor creating what looks like a path shape. There are white sheets hanging above the pieces on the floor that have been stained blue at the bottom. Finally, there are white pieces of fabric that look like screwed up pieces of paper hanging in the middle of the installation.

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Theo Galvin is an Architecture MArch student who works towards a provocative experimental style of architectural design, related to socio-political issues, specifically around the topic of waste disposal, perception and reuse. Theo talks to us about his opportunity with The AA Taiwan School Fellowship Programme 2023: Urbanity from the Ocean.
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