The Design Museum goes digital

You can now take part in a variety of exhibition tours, activities and workshops as well as join Design Museum’s Chief Executive and Director, Tim Marlow in conversation with  a wide  spectrum of brilliant designers and architects. What to expect Twice a week enjoy a snapshot into the lives and work of familiar faces from the world of  design,  fashion and  architecture. #DesignDispatches Wednesday 13 … Continue reading The Design Museum goes digital

Summer Festival

The College’s annual Summer Festival has already been and gone – somebody told me that we were in our 10th year of this lovely event – that cannot be right, I’m not that old! Whenever its inception, the Summer Festival has always been a real highlight of the year and a wonderful way to celebrate the achievements of our students in the Arts. We had … Continue reading Summer Festival

Lower School Arts Week 2019

This year, Arts Week took our youngest students on a four-day residential to Cornwall. Our theme this year was ‘Landscape and The Environment’ and activities and workshops centred on this theme. There were trips to the Tate St Ives and the Eden Project as well as practical artist-led workshops at the Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Museum and Leach Pottery – and of course, surfing!! You can … Continue reading Lower School Arts Week 2019

GCSE & A level Summer Exhibition 2017

The College’s annual Summer Festival on Wednesday 28 June kicks off our 2017 exhibition displaying this year’s GCSE and A level work from students in Fine Art, Textiles, Graphic Design, Photography and 3D Design. A record number of students have taken art & design subjects this year and the standard remains as high as ever. The exhibition will be up all over the summer and … Continue reading GCSE & A level Summer Exhibition 2017

UCAS Design Your Future

Any AS students interested in taking foundation or degree courses in Art & Design should go to the UCAS Design Your Future exhibition. There are representatives from all the universities who can tell you all about their courses AND what you need to do to get on their courses! Some will specify Foundation courses but if you’re portfolio is strong enough it’s more than possible … Continue reading UCAS Design Your Future

The rise of the infographic

AS Graphics students will be investigating the graphic language of infographics for their coursework this term. In our increasingly time challenged world, it seems that the infographic has become king.  Everywhere you look, complex date is being presented in a more visual way. Why? 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual with more than half of our grey matter being dedicated to this … Continue reading The rise of the infographic