Gweni Llwyd

Congratulations to CSAD graduates who have won awards at BEEP and the Eisteddfod

Three 2017 CSAD graduates have recently won significant arts prize. Current CSAD Incubation Unit member Jason Gregory was the joint winner of the BEEP Printing prize.  BEEP is the Biennial Exhibition of Painting based in Swansea, supported by the Arts Council of Wales and others. The CSAD Artist Benevolent Fund Step Change Fellow Gweni Llwyd won the Eisteddfod’s Young Artist Scholarship. Read more about Gweni Lloyd’s … Continue reading Congratulations to CSAD graduates who have won awards at BEEP and the Eisteddfod

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!

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

CSAD Research Seminar

CSAD Research Seminars: Open to the Public

Upcoming CSAD Research Seminars are open to the public, with tickets now available on Eventbrite. Events will be held in the CSAD building Heart Space on the Cardiff Met Llandaff Campus. ‘Art, Research, Philosophy’ Professor Clive Cazeaux Thursday 2nd November 2017, 4pm Members of the public can book tickets for this seminar via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/school-of-art-design-researc… The last two decades have seen the emergence of artistic … Continue reading CSAD Research Seminars: Open to the Public

CSAD Ceramics Masters Student Uses Empirical Process to Achieve Philosophical Progress

Twenty three year old Nathan Mullis, from Cardiff is in the early stages of his artistic career and has just completed a Masters degree in Ceramics but he already has an impressive record of exhibitions. His latest project, “Small Worlds”, recently showcased at the CSAD Masters Degree Show will also be displayed at this year’s British Ceramics Biennale FRESH prize. Nathan is aesthetically drawn to everyday … Continue reading CSAD Ceramics Masters Student Uses Empirical Process to Achieve Philosophical Progress

CSAD Masters graduate Promotes Sustainable Manufacturing Methods

Solving problems in a sustainable manner has become Andrew Hallam’s creative purpose. Since moving to Cardiff, the 23-year-old designer from Nottingham has nurtured a growing interest for efficient manufacturing methods. Andrew, who just completed a Masters in Product design at CSAD, explains: “My approach to design is that of a realistic nature, designing products and manufacturing systems that society needs today and that can be … Continue reading CSAD Masters graduate Promotes Sustainable Manufacturing Methods