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Lovely new books; come and get them!

Don’t forget to browse the new books display at Commercial Road Library. Glossy architecture, art and design publications, how-to-make-it  manuals, semiotic and philosophic texts, inspirational natural history photography, it is all here waiting to be borrowed.

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Glenn Adamson talks; Mardsen Woo gallery

I attended a riveting discussion yesterday evening between Glenn Adamson, (Head of Postgraduate Studies & Deputy Head of Research at the V&A)  and current exhibitors at the Marsden Woo Gallery – Carol McNicoll (ceramics), Jacqueline Poncelet (paintings), Sam Scott (furniture) … Continue reading

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Women Work in Wood

An exhibition and symposium at the Cass and Parker Galleries Commercial Road. Furniture designer-makers Tomoko Azumi, Alice Blogg, Katherine Fernie, Karen Hansen, Akiko Kuwahata and Lorraine Moore. Innovative designs and techniques  including mass -production prototypes, furniture of reclaimed timber and  … Continue reading

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books, books, books!

We have a vast selection of fabulous art and design books for you to borrow at Commercial Road Library. You will find books on your subject but be prepared to be sidetracked and inspired as you browse. Find them on … Continue reading

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Parker chair collection online

The Frederick Parker chair collection illustrating 350 years of British chair design and manufacture is held at in a purpose-built gallery at LondonMet’s Commercial Road site. If you can’t get to the gallery, or want to read detailed descriptions, restoration … Continue reading

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Cadyou: free CAD sharing

Find and share CAD blocks, 2-D and 3-D models and textures. Cadyou is a community for digital designers with free, high quality designs for everyone to use. Files are licensed under Public Domain and Creative Commons.

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VADS: free art and design images for education

Free! Copyright cleared! Over 100,000 art and design images for UK educational use. Don’t forget to look at The Learning Index learning and teaching resources – great for design and crafts – written by experts in the field.

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