Early this June saw the end of year show for graduating designers and artists from our local Buckinghamshire New University. The show was open to the public and students from local schools were invited to inspire them. Amongst the many works spanning animation, fine art, metalwork, jewellery and textiles were the works of students on the various furniture design courses, many of [click to continue…]
At the recent Clerkenwell Design Week, there was one show with a difference – Making Designers, the brainchild of John Miller, brought together the school works of many of today’s prominent designers. The show sought to inspire a new generation of designers and highlight the benefits of hands-on making as part of the development of rounded, practical design skills. It also sought to highlight the importance of CDT and school workshops within the education programme at a time of change to the school curriculum.
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