Our Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is divided into four curriculum areas: 3-Dimensional Design and Architecture; Fashion and Textiles; Fine Art and Graphic Communication Design. Each of these areas is divided into pathways. Here, Graphic Design student Paolina Stefani tells us about preparing for the Foundation show and her site-specific project which will be on view in the Lethaby Gallery between 3 and 5 May 2018. Continue reading
A 10 day workshop devised by tutors Maria Pina Bentivenga (Rome Academy of Fine Arts) and Umberto Giovannini (Central Saint Martins) who have collaborated on interdisciplinary artistic projects for story-telling and theatre. Continue reading
As the Foundation Show is about to open, we take a moment to celebrate a stellar year for the course.
The College is about to open the door on the Foundation Show sharing the work of this year’s Foundation Diploma in Art and Design students. A stepping stone from school to undergraduate study, the one-year course is key in giving young artists and designers the time and experience to define their futures. That means a lot of events and projects crammed into one busy year and this year has been no different from the cross-Channel collaboration with Paris College of Art to an eccentric interstellar four-day residency in the Futuro House on the roof of the College.
Celine Clark, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Graphic Communication Design curriculum area), discusses her time in the Futuro House and the inspiration behind her final project ahead of this year’s Foundation Show (11 – 13 May 2017).
Today, four Central Saint Martins Foundation Diploma in Art & Design students will enter the Futuro House on the roof of the College and will not leave for four days, six hours and 45 minutes – the same period of time it took the Apollo 11 space mission to reach the moon. During this time, Celine Clark, Amy Packwood, Scene Peng and Isobel Whalley Payne will all be living and working within the structure. Continue reading
Award-winning fashion label PREEN by Thornton Bregazzi challenged 30 Central Saint Martins Foundation Fashion Communication students to design multi-platform campaigns in response to their 2016 Spring/Summer collection. Continue reading
With the Foundation Show just days away we caught up with Joe Fraquelli to talk road signs, gender equality and his plans for the future.
In 2016, Italian paper manufacturer Fabriano challenged Central Saint Martins Foundation students studying Graphic Communication Design to create illustrations responding to the theme of ‘Made In Italy’. Continue reading