Tag Archives: crafts

Paolozzi and Pop

We are lucky enough to be based just around the corner from the fantastic Whitechapel Gallery, who are currently hosting a fabulous exhibition by Eduardo Paolozzi the ‘godfather of pop’. Earlier this year his famous mosaics at Tottenham Court Road … Continue reading

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Talwin Morris on VADS database

VADS (Visual Arts Data Service) is the online resource for visual arts, and they have just launched one of the world’s largest collections of Art Nouveau designs for book covers by Talwin Morris. The collection is held by Glasgow School of Art … Continue reading

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Welcome to Commercial Road Library Lunchtime Tours

Tours each lunchtime are provided for CASS new students starting on 14th October 2013 12.15 pm 1.15 pm Welcome to continuing architecture and interior architecture students unfamiliar with Commercial Road Library since the move of materials from Holloway Road Library. … Continue reading

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Textile design: surface & structure

Commercial Road Library 20 February – 7 March 2013 An exuberant exhibition of two and three dimensional work by BA Textile Design students at The CASS. Exploring themes of repetition, surface pattern, shape and structure, this vibrant show is full … Continue reading

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The Designer’s Craft

Public Lecture: 19th February 5.30pm The Designer’s Craft. Why are the Design and Crafts worlds traditionally perceived as opposing each other? Lecture by Aidan Walker, Venue Room 100, Commercial Road. Aidan Walker has been editing design magazines, writing about design … Continue reading

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Bridgeman Education image database

Bridgeman Education is available free to all staff and students via the Library catalogue The images are copyright cleared for use in WebLearn and course work. In addition to the usual artist or title searches, images can also be browsed … Continue reading

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Archives Hub

The Archives Hub is an easy to use website which makes it possible to search for  subjects across a wide range of UK archives. The Hub  is an invaluable tool to help discover the location of primary research materials for … 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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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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JSTOR for e-journal articles

JSTOR offers access to a huge range of journals, selected monographs and primary source material. It might not be the first place you would think of looking for articles and images related to architecture, art, design and crafts but these … Continue reading

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