Foundation: Paolina Stefani

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

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Foundation: Hannah Billett

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. Hannah Billett is a student on the 3D pathway in Fine Art. She tells us about her final project and wider practice, as we finalise preparations for the Foundation Show 2018 which opens this week.
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Foundation: Nusra Nijimbere

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. For the past academic year, Nusra Nijimbere has been studying on the Textiles pathway. Here, she tells us about her final project ‘N1: ‘Endz’ is where the heart is’ and the inspirations behind her work. Continue reading

Foundation: from Ofsted’s “Outstanding” to Outer Space

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.

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Swallow It: Scene Peng on her winning work for London/Paris: EUROPE

Scene Peng is Central Saint Martins’ winner of the Foundation Diploma in Art & Design’s London/Paris project, supported by Eurostar. London/Paris is an annual collaboration between Central Saint Martins and The Paris College of Art Foundation programmes, and this year students responded to the theme of Europe. Work from London/Paris: EUROPE is on show in the Window Galleries 21 March – 27 April.  Continue reading