Tag Archives: textiles

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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Season’s Greetings

To all CASS students and academics. Best wishes for a good Christmas break and a happy and productive 2013 from all at Commercial Road Library. The Christmas illustration is from the Bridgeman Education image database. You can access this rich … 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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The CASS:message from the Dean

Robert Mull, the Dean of the new Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design describes  the cultural life of the Faculty and plans for the future. The short video clip offers a glimpse of the studios in the … 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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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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We have a display of Library materials on the theme of silk at Commercial Road Library. Ranging from The Silk Book, 1951  to Wroughte in gold and silk : preserving the art of historic tapestries, 2009.  Books on both the … Continue reading

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New Book: Layered Textiles

Layered Textiles: New Surfaces with Heat Tools, Machine and Hand Stitch, Kim Thittichai Cutting-edge art textile ideas and layering techniques from the author of Hot Textiles. Kim Thittichai illustrates how to amalgamate unusual or extreme materials such as  paper, wire … Continue reading

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