Monthly Archives: December 2011

Festive Greetings

We wish all our Library users a happy time over the Christmas break and all the best for the coming year. The humbug Christmas tree image is from the Bridgeman Education e-resource. This image database is available from the LondonMet … Continue reading

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Google SketchUp: 3D modelling

Google say their SketchUp software is “Intuitive, fun and free for anyone to use”. It is available to download online.

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Plans for Central House from ARU

ARU have made plans to adapt Central House for ASD and JCAMD Please come and look at their plans in Commercial Road lobby. Florian Beigel and Philip Christou have created some exciting new spaces to facilitate creativity and ease of … Continue reading

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Read LondonMet academics 3: Dr Paul Cobley

Dr Paul Cobley, Professor of Semiotics and Communications is now based at Ladbroke House but for many years he taught Sir John Cass Art Media and Design students. Read his publications to improve your understanding of the vocabulary and theory … Continue reading

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Culture Grid: scholarly images & audio

A culture, arts and heritage online resource sponsored by the Arts Council and the Collections Trust. Useful for quickly finding scholarly sources of still images, audio and video with detailed descriptions. Cross-search the collections of hundreds of museums, galleries, libraries … Continue reading

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Typographic: all about fonts

Fun but informative; Typographic is an interactive website. It provides¬† an extensive¬† glossary of typographic terms (“lachrymal terminal” anyone?) The site includes an animation about the anatomy of type, a timeline of recent typography and a gallery of typographic imagery.

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Sarha: Work in Jerusalem and Nablus by Pie and Studio 9

        Sarha_realtime Sarha: Work in Jerusalem and Nablus by Pie and Studio 9 Gallery Spring House Holloway Road Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Design London Metropolitan University Real Time : Lectures & events Exhibition open 14 to … Continue reading

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Women and the arts source notes

Art, Architecture and Design students may not have heard about the The Women’s Library. It is part of the LondonMet Library service and can be found in Old Castle Street, right next to Calcutta House. Here is something to whet … Continue reading

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Read about LondonMet academics 2: Nigel Oxley

Nigel Oxley is an internationally-renowned guru of intaglio printmaking processes. He shares his expertise with students of The Cass working in the creative maelstrom of the printmaking workshop at Commercial Road. Nigel’s ground-breaking book on colour etching is available to … Continue reading

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Directory of Photographic Collections in the UK

An invaluable online resource for research in photography and the subjects depicted in photographs.¬† Cross-search collections to discover the whereabouts of original photographs by a photographer. You can also search by photographic process, location or subject. Not in itself an … Continue reading

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