Nigel Turner

Senior 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 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


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

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The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

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of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021