Students tackle social awareness in Higher Education Institutions

In collaboration with Artworks Cymru, eight CSAD students travelled around South Wales from Cardiff to Bargoed, from Abergavenny to Blaenavon, to observe a diverse range of participatory arts practices. The organisations included: Caerphilly Craft Ambassadors working with students at risk of being NEETs, Nofit State Youth Circus working with children with special educational needs and Steetwise Opera, empowering the homeless through the shared act of … Continue reading Students tackle social awareness in Higher Education Institutions

Field Project at cardiff School of Art & Design (CSAD)

The Monster is His Secret Father

‘The monster is his secret father’ an ensemble of work by second year students from Cardiff School of Art & Design, lead by Programme Director for Illustration, Amelia Johnstone. Time: 6:00PM, Thursday 16 February 2017 Location: The High Street Arcade, Cardiff The work extrapolates a quote from Robert Calasso, mythographer author and publisher, who looks to mythology to try and bring understanding to the present. … Continue reading The Monster is His Secret Father

Mothers of Africa Open Day

Our first year Textiles students are organising a day of activities in order to raise fund for Mothers of Africa on the 27 February 2017 as a part of the University’s Global Week. The event will take place from 10:00am until 5:00pm and will include: A quilt exhibition Raffle Cake sale Fabric painting workshop Henna painting & eyebrow threading Textiles jewellery workshops Card sale Location: Cardiff School … Continue reading Mothers of Africa Open Day

International Greetings UK

BA Textiles & International Greetings UK ‘Live’ Consultancy Awards 2017

International Greetings UK – Europe’s biggest designer and producer of wrapping paper, based in South Wales has engaged, for the 5th consecutive year, with a ‘live’ project with CSAD BA Textiles final year students. The global company’s creative studio is the largest in Wales, and employs a large number of graduates from CSAD. The company specialises in surface pattern, design and reprographics, and holds a … Continue reading BA Textiles & International Greetings UK ‘Live’ Consultancy Awards 2017

27 Hour Design Challenge

Last week our Product Design students undertook a 27 hour design challenge with PDR. PDR’s Director, Jarred Evans, set the brief at 9am on Thursday morning and the students presented their work back at midday on Friday. Throughout the time-period, PDR staff offered advice, provided sustenance, and took part in product demos. Students were given the space to interpret the brief and set their own … Continue reading 27 Hour Design Challenge