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A Buffet of Materials

A materials workshop with Richard Arm

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Join Richard Arm, Senior Technician at Nottingham Trent University, as he opens the door to his design studio and invites you to solve together design problems or queries you have.

  • From: Friday 26 September 2014, 9 am
  • To: Friday 26 September 2014, 1 pm
  • Location: City site, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
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Local artists and product designers who run their own business, or are considering starting one, will find this workshop invaluable.

The event will be of special interest to fine artists, product designers, engineers, fashion designers, prop makers, tool/mould makers, theatre set designers, special effects artists, makeup artists, textile innovators, small scale manufacturers, antiques restorers, model makers, architectural model makers and rapid prototyping firms looking to diversify their materials repertoire.

Richard Arm is a Senior Technician at Nottingham Trent University's School of Art & Design.

An avid problem solver, Richard has specialisms in product research and design, composite materials, visual effects, mould making and casting, fabrications, sculpture, and illustration. His experience includes Prototype Engineer at Morphy Richards and working as a model maker for various companies including at Elstree Studios as a designer on big budget films.

Passionate about sharing knowledge and information in casting and design, Richard is the creator of the Casting About website, and has recently been nominated for an outstanding teaching award by the School of Art & Design.


Registration is at 9 am and the workshop will conclude at 1pm with a buffet lunch.

Booking information

This workshop is free to small and medium sized organisations based in the East Midlands. However places are extremely limited and booking is essential.

To book your free place, contact us by email or telephone 0115 848 2471.

This event is organised by NTU’s working with you… project as part of a series of events on materials and innovation. Follow @NTUWorkingwithu on Twitter for updates.

This event is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Location details


City site


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street

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