Monthly Archives: June 2012

‘STUDIO CULTURE’ Conference 29th and 30th June 2012

The conference will be held on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th June at London Metropolitan University. 6a Architects co-founder Tom Emerson will deliver the keynote address AJ article The event is taking place within London Metropolitan University’s Daniel Libeskind-designed Graduate … Continue reading

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Old adverts plus new technology

Google’s recent documentary film Project Re: Brief, directed by Emmy winner Doug Pray, examines what is possible in online advertising using new technology. The project examined classic advertising campaigns from the ‘60s and ‘70s,  reworking them with added features for … Continue reading

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The Aldgate Bauhaus?

The newly named Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design will come into being on 1st August 2012. The Summer Exhibition 2012, from 12th of June to 12th July will present the largest showcase of graduate talent in … Continue reading

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School of Design Summer Exhibition

The Cass Summer Show at LondonMet starts its second week on Friday and features the work of Design graduates from a wide range of courses. Graphic Design, Interior Design, Product Design, Illustration, Furniture, Textiles, and Jewellery & Silversmithing 22nd June … Continue reading

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Graduate jobs in art and design

For all of you leaving us soon; ArtsHub looks like a useful UK-based website to search for jobs and opportunities. Search for jobs by keyword, region, country and industry, or browse the classified section. You could submit your own news … Continue reading

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ARCLIB Conference with guest speaker Will Alsop

25th Anniversary Conference of ARCLIB 2012 Shaping the Future 11th-13th July St. Catherine’s College Oxford with ensuite rooms, library, furniture all designed by Danish architect Arne Jacobsen Review of Ken Wolpole and Will Alsop’s presentations to be included in the … Continue reading

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Architecture and Spatial Design Summer Exhibition

Song Dong ‘Waste Not’  ASD Real Time Private View: Thursday 28 June 2012 6.30 – 10.00pm open to the public: Friday 29 June  – Thursday 12 July 2012 Monday to Friday 10.00 – 6.00pm Saturday 11.00 – 3.00pm Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Design London Metropolitan University Spring … Continue reading

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Colour tools for designers

These two aids to colour design and specification were mentioned at a recent art libraries event. I enjoyed playing with them but I’m sure they will be seriously useful for designers. ColorSchemer is a colour-picker. A widget enables you to … Continue reading

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Featured journal: Selvedge

Selvedge is a bi-monthly publication for textile, fashion and interior designers.   The magazine is characterised by its high-production values  and beautiful textile photography. The articles cover contemporary fibre art, global textile history and critiques of the fashion and design industry. … Continue reading

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Cardboard for designers

Outside the Box: cardboard design now An intriguing look at the creative potential of a humble material. This book illustrates examples of the innovative use of cardboard by leading artists, designers and architects. Over 200 informative and stimulating pages; borrow … Continue reading

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