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
Ceramics Auction – fundraising for the Summer Show 5-8pm, Friday 1 December 2017 B Block, CSAD Heart Space, Llandaff Campus Written by Hannah Gourlay, Ceramics Third Year student Collecting for our auction has taken us on a journey of multiple opportunities. We began at the annual ceramics festival at Hatfield House where a number of generous ceramists, makers and potters gifted our cause and taught us … Continue reading CSAD Ceramics fundraising auction, Friday 1st December 2017
At this year’s CSAD Summer Show, BA Textiles student Paige Strugnell form Mold, North Wales, showcased her final year project ‘Tied by my anxiety’ – a smartphone app that raises awareness of anxiety issues – featuring beautiful and brightly coloured jackets, bags, purses and notebooks, each featuring a QR code. Paige explains: “When scanned with a smartphone, the QR code leads to a relaxing stop … Continue reading BA Textiles student channels creativity to ease anxiety
Students from the BA (Hons) Photographic Practice programme recently captured some behind the scenes footage of a fashion shoot put together by our final year BA (Hons) International Design students. They’ve compiled the resulting imagery into the video above. Thank you to Tony Charles and Ian Clark for the lovely camera work! Continue reading International Design Students’ Fashion Shoot
Spectacular! An exhibition of 3rd year BA Illustration work at Jacob’s Market 27th April: 6.30 – 8pm 28th April: 9.30am – 5pm 29th April: 9.30am – 5pm Jacob’s Market, Top Floor, West Canal Wharf, Cardiff, CF10 5DB Continue reading Spectacular BA Illustration Exhibition!
Third year BA Graphic Communication student Jasmine Hutter has written about developing her freelance practice during her studies at CSAD. In her second year as an undergraduate student Jasmine attended a marketing event called ‘Concept’ run by the Cardiff Met Centre for Entrepreneurship. Jasmine explains: “Concept 2016 was a fantastic opportunity to work with real businesses within a supportive learning environment”. Since then Jasmine has … Continue reading Graphic Communication student writes about her journey to freelancing
Congratulations to Chloe Trew and Paige Strugnell, who were selected to represent Cardiff School of Art and Design with their Fashion and Textiles work on Friday 24 March 2017 at Stroud West of England and South Wales Regional heats. Both students personally presented their designs to the panel of industry professionals: Dr Savithri Bartlett – Research Fellow/Senior Lecturer, The University of Winchester Sarah Little – … Continue reading SDC International Fashion & Textiles Design Competition 2017