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

Summer Show 2018

Private View / View Preifat: 5:00 – 8:00pm, 25 May 2018 Summer Show 2018 26 May – 1 June 2018 12:00 – 18:00 Saturday 12:00 – 16:00 Sun & Mon 10:00 – 18:00 Tues & Weds 10:00 – 21:00 Thursday 10:00 – 12:00 Friday @CardiffMetCSAD www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/csad Sioe Haf 2018 26 Mai – 1 Mehefin 2018 12:00 – 18:00 Dydd Sadwrn 12:00 – 16:00 Sul & … Continue reading Summer Show 2018

Animating Action Man

Our Lecturer in Animation, Tom Edgar, was contacted recently to help animate this latest commercial for moneysupermarket.com through the production company MJZ. Tom said “Having worked with the crew before it was great to meet up with them again, as they had just stepped off Isle of Dogs” (Wes anderson’s latest stopframe movie). How amazing it was to be surrounded by my childhood toys (many … Continue reading Animating Action Man

Jenny Kate homeware

Textiles student launching luxury homeware brand

In a feature for Wales Online, third year BA Textiles student Jenny Evans talks about her business venture, ‘Jenny Kate‘, designing luxury homeware goods. Using the natural world as her inspiration, Jenny designs everything from cushions to coffee tables, lighting and wallpaper. With support from Cardiff Met, she was introduced to Big Ideas Wales, a support service for young entrepreneurs up to the age of … Continue reading Textiles student launching luxury homeware brand