Sophie Hall

Artist Designer: Maker student wins award in national ‘Design and Make’ competition

We are delighted that Sophie Hall, a Level Five Artist Designer: Maker student at CSAD recently won 3rd place in a National Design and Make Competition sponsored by Axminster Tool and Machinery, through the Furniture Makers Company. Students were asked to design a piece of innovative, pioneering wood based furniture and were judged in 2 stages. The first was an initial design/concept element where students … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker student wins award in national ‘Design and Make’ competition

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

Brandon Jones

CSAD Product Design student wins Vocational Qualification (VQ) Intermediate Learner award

Brandon Jones, a first year Product Design student at Cardiff School of Art & Design, is the winner of this year’s Vocational Qualification (VQ) Intermediate Learner in this year’s VQ Awards.  Inspiring individuals and businesses were celebrated at an awards ceremony in May for their exceptional achievements in the field of practical skills and qualifications. “From my first week in college, I really enjoyed the … Continue reading CSAD Product Design student wins Vocational Qualification (VQ) Intermediate Learner award

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!

Field animation CSAD

Collaborative animation project conjures the creative spirits that haunt CSAD

A cross-disciplinary collaboration project between second year CSAD students has resulted in a short animated film entitled ‘Space the Animated Place’. The film conjures up the creative spirits that haunt the spaces of Cardiff School of Art & Design, with a soundtrack by the band Zefur Wolves. Continue reading Collaborative animation project conjures the creative spirits that haunt CSAD

sightseers exhibition at g39

CSAD students and graduates feature in g39 ‘Sightseers’ exhibition 27 April – 2 June

CSAD students and new graduates work features in g39’s latest exhibition, Sightseers, that previews on Friday 27 April and runs until 2 June. g39 has created the exhibition with artists, writers and curators including a group of our current students and new graduates who were invigilators for James Richards’ exhibition at the Wales Pavilion at last year’s Venice Biennale with the Arts Council of Wales … Continue reading CSAD students and graduates feature in g39 ‘Sightseers’ exhibition 27 April – 2 June

International Society of Typographic Designers, ISTD

BA Graphic Communication hosts the International Society of Typographic Designer’s Main Student Assessment 2018

The BA (Hons) Graphic Communication course was delighted to host the International Society of Typographic Designer’s Main/UK Student Assessment in March this year. The International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD), whose members include prolific designers such as Erik Spiekermann, Wim Crouwel, Margaret Calvert and Alan Kitching, is a professional body run by and for typographers, graphic designers and educators. The Society has an international membership … Continue reading BA Graphic Communication hosts the International Society of Typographic Designer’s Main Student Assessment 2018