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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

Nathan Mullis

CSAD Graduate Incubation Unit members share demonstration at Reinstating Clay Conference 2018

Arddangosfa ‘Inc – Nathan ac Isabella’ yn y Gynhadledd Ailsefydlu Clai 2018 CoCA – Y Ganolfan Gelf Ceramig Adroddiad gan Nathan Mullis Roedd y Gynhadledd Ailsefydlu Clai yn casglu ynghyd grochenwyr, artistiaid, curaduron, academyddion, myfyrwyr, casglwyr, orielwyr a’r brwdfrydig o’r DU a thu hwnt, i rannu profiadau a gwybodaeth am faterion oedd yn bwysig i’r sector. Dewiswyd dau o’n haelodau o Uned Ddeorfa’r Graddedigion, yr … Continue reading CSAD Graduate Incubation Unit members share demonstration at Reinstating Clay Conference 2018

Nikki Pham, Ivorymint

Making her Mark: Illustration student Nikki Pham

As part of a work experience project, second year BA Illustration student Nikki Pham spent 4 weeks working with online stationery company, Ivorymint. Nikki, who designs stationery alongside her studies, wanted to work with Ivorymint to experience the ‘ins and outs’ of running a creative business. Working closely with the business’s owner Katie, Nikki designed a new range of stationery, ‘First Blush’, with a focus on expanding … Continue reading Making her Mark: Illustration student Nikki Pham

HAPTIC: work from current and past CSAD Ceramics students

How many times do you walk into a gallery space and you feel distanced from the work? The way artworks are often displayed has restricted our experience of it to a limited, solely visual one, though this needn’t be the case… HAPTIC is a collection of work from current and past students of ceramics at Cardiff School of Art and Design: Jessica Dent, Elin Hughes, … Continue reading HAPTIC: work from current and past CSAD Ceramics students

BA Textiles students organise New Designers fundraiser quiz and raffle

CSAD’s third year BA Textiles students have organised a fundraising quiz and raffle to raise funds for their New Designers exhibition in June 2018. New Designers is a trade show in London that allows graduates to showcase their designs to industry professionals and members of the public. Showing their work at the exhibition will prove to be an amazing opportunity for those in attendance. The … Continue reading BA Textiles students organise New Designers fundraiser quiz and raffle

Product Design Graduate Wins Top Award

Gethin Ceidiog Hughes a graduate of both our BSc (Hons) Product Design and Master of Art & Design courses was recently awarded the Eirian Llwyd Memorial Award which honours artists who have shown outstanding dedication and creative talent in the field of printmaking. Eirian Llwyd, was a distinguished printmaker and founder of Y Lle Print Gwreiddiol. She inaugurated a Memorial Trust, established in her name to provide … Continue reading Product Design Graduate Wins Top Award

BA BSc Product Design

Product Design students take part in ‘Zest 4 Leisure’ Live Project

Final year BA and BSc (Hons) Product Design students and school pupils from St Cennydd Secondary School took part in a 24 hour project for garden furniture manufacturers, P&A Fencing. The students were challenged to come up with new garden furniture designs for the company’s Zest 4 Leisure brand. Mirroring the briefing process often faced by Product Designers working in industry, the students researched the … Continue reading Product Design students take part in ‘Zest 4 Leisure’ Live Project