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Summer Show 2018

Private View / View Preifat: 5:00 – 8:00pm, 25 May 2018 Summer Show 2018 26 May – 1 June 2018 12:00 – 18:00 Saturday 12:00 – 16:00 Sun & Mon 10:00 – 18:00 Tues & Weds 10:00 – 21:00 Thursday 10:00 – 12:00 Friday @CardiffMetCSAD www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/csad Sioe Haf 2018 26 Mai – 1 Mehefin 2018 12:00 – 18:00 Dydd Sadwrn 12:00 – 16:00 Sul & … Continue reading Summer Show 2018

Blossom in Care

MSc Product Design students highly commended for pitch at Care Innovation Challenge weekend

In February 2018, a team of MSc Product Design students travelled to London to attend this year’s Care Innovation Challenge, a competition aimed at kick starting new ideas and solutions for the care sector through inviting students from a range of disciplines to think broadly on ways to create positive change.  The weekend ended with teams presenting their projects to a judging panel of industry … Continue reading MSc Product Design students highly commended for pitch at Care Innovation Challenge weekend

National Design and Make Competition Success!

A Cardiff School of Art & Design Student is this year’s winner of the prestigious National Axminster Design and Make Competition. Olly Webb, a current MSc Product Design student successfully entered a revised version of his undergraduate project ‘Farm’ from last year. Olly’s initial research for his design project revealed that: ‘25% of all journeys made in the UK will be taking food from destination … Continue reading National Design and Make Competition Success!

Animating Action Man

Our Lecturer in Animation, Tom Edgar, was contacted recently to help animate this latest commercial for moneysupermarket.com through the production company MJZ. Tom said “Having worked with the crew before it was great to meet up with them again, as they had just stepped off Isle of Dogs” (Wes anderson’s latest stopframe movie). How amazing it was to be surrounded by my childhood toys (many … Continue reading Animating Action Man

Jenny Kate homeware

Textiles student launching luxury homeware brand

In a feature for Wales Online, third year BA Textiles student Jenny Evans talks about her business venture, ‘Jenny Kate‘, designing luxury homeware goods. Using the natural world as her inspiration, Jenny designs everything from cushions to coffee tables, lighting and wallpaper. With support from Cardiff Met, she was introduced to Big Ideas Wales, a support service for young entrepreneurs up to the age of … Continue reading Textiles student launching luxury homeware brand

Jitka Palmer

‘Story telling and the painted surface’ – a workshop with Jitka Palmer

By Sam Lucas, MA Ceramics student  Jitka’s workshop, part of the South Wales Potter workshop weekend help at CSAD for their members, students and staff, was a wonderful and immersive experience on many levels and with many layers. She took us on a personal journey from her childhood village in Dolni Vestonice in the Czech Republic and from the origins of the first ceramic sculptural … Continue reading ‘Story telling and the painted surface’ – a workshop with Jitka Palmer

Brew

CSAD student teams win awards at the 2018 Big Ideas Wales competition

The 2018 Big Ideas Wales Competition and Showcase of Entrepreneurial Talent set out to find the best business, business idea and enterprise activity amongst young people in Wales. These activities could involve teams or individuals raising money for a charity, taking part in the Welsh Baccalaureate Enterprise and Employability Challenge or being passionate about their own business or business idea. Two teams (‘Echo’ and ‘Brew’) made … Continue reading CSAD student teams win awards at the 2018 Big Ideas Wales competition