From Farm to Fashion

RIC without walls, Textile students are currently working on the annual WoolMark company, ‘Wool4Schools’ competition, open to young designers in the UK, Hong Kong, Italy and Australia.  The fashion industry is one of the biggest polluters in the world and this competition challenges the students to design an outfit that is made from the eco fibre, wool, for an end user that will be traveling … Continue reading From Farm to Fashion

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

Tim Walker: Wonderful Things

A group of Photography and Textile students, across year 11-13, travelled to London to visit the V&A Museum earlier this week to see the magnificent Tim Walker Wonderful Things show. The trip was a great opportunity for the students to feel inspired and to gather useful primary research for their projects, through viewing the work of a contemporary practicing fashion-photographer and the chance to take … Continue reading Tim Walker: Wonderful Things

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