School of Art and Design


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Tom Clulee

  • Role Title: Head of School
  • Address: Eldon Building, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2DJ
  • Telephone: 023 9284 3851
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  • Department: School of Art, Design and Performance
  • Faculty: Creative and Cultural Industries


A graduate of the highly acclaimed MA Fashion Menswear programme at the Royal College of Art in London, Tom has designed menswear for both high-end and commercial fashion brands in the UK and Italy, and worked extensively at both Men’s and Women’s catwalk shows during Milan Fashion Weeks, as well as advertising campaign photo shoots featured in many of the world's leading fashion magazines.

Prior to joining the Fashion & Textiles course here at Portsmouth, Tom was a Design Tutor for under and post-graduate students for many years at prominent establishments including the Royal College of Art, University of the West of England, Brighton University and HAMK in Finland, and also was responsible for setting up and establishing the fashion design course at the University of South Wales in Cardiff.

Teaching Responsibilities

Tom is a Principal Lecturer in Fashion Design and Course Leader of MA Fashion & Textiles and BA (Hons) Fashion & Textile Design courses.  He coordinates units across both UG and PG courses including Intermediate Research and Development and Intermediate Design Resolutions (Level 5),  Advanced Design Development (Level 6) and Fashion & Textiles: Industry (Level 7).


In his own design practice and research interests, Tom continues to develop creative design solutions to tangible problems in a rapidly shifting cultural and economic landscape within fashion and is developing a reputation as an innovative and forward-thinking designer.


Research profile

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