Nigel Turner

Lecturer

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

I’m a lecturer on the BA(Hons) Industrial Design; Product & Transport course at Staffordshire University. I also work as a freelance design consultant offering a range of services in product design, graphic design, product development and brand licensing. In my spare time I paint landscapes and I’m in the process of setting up a solo exhibition of my coastal paintings, see www.nigelturnersart.com for more.

I have over 20 years’ experience as a designer for a number of companies, in particular working for 10 years at Michelin Tyre Plc in Graphic Design & Product Development for their global brand licensing program. I have also designed for Royal Doulton, Wedgwood, Jeff Banks, Pringle of Scotland, the Oneida Group, & Aspreys of London.

Academic qualifications

  • MA(RCA) Silversmithing – Royal College of Art
  • BA(Hons) 3D Design – Sheffield Hallam University

Expertise

Product design, brand management, graphic design, product development and licensing.

Top 250 Young University

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020

Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Top 15 for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Midlands University of the Year

Midlands Business Awards 2020