Category Archives: LECTURE RESPONSES

GUEST LECTURER – TANIA BINES

Today we had a informative talk from Tania Bines, design manager at childrenswear company ‘Paul Dennicci’. We learnt that Paul Dennicci are one of the UK’s top contributors to the baby clothing market, dealing with all of the high street

GUEST LECTURER – TANIA BINES

Today we had a informative talk from Tania Bines, design manager at childrenswear company ‘Paul Dennicci’. We learnt that Paul Dennicci are one of the UK’s top contributors to the baby clothing market, dealing with all of the high street

LEE LAPTHORNE – GUEST LECTURER

Lee Lapthorne, creator of On|Off, alternative fashion showcase for LFW, and textile designer, had some interesting advice to share with us in a recent seminar. Straight-talking Lee put it simply; work hard and make the most of the facilities available

LEE LAPTHORNE – GUEST LECTURER

Lee Lapthorne, creator of On|Off, alternative fashion showcase for LFW, and textile designer, had some interesting advice to share with us in a recent seminar. Straight-talking Lee put it simply; work hard and make the most of the facilities available

SURY BAGENAL – GUEST LECTURER

“-Be yourself -Know your craft -Make an impact -Every little counts .” Sury Bagenal is a womenswear designer who is currently head designer at luxury retailer ‘Me+Em’, with a successful and longstanding career in fashion. It was really interesting to

SURY BAGENAL – GUEST LECTURER

“-Be yourself -Know your craft -Make an impact -Every little counts .” Sury Bagenal is a womenswear designer who is currently head designer at luxury retailer ‘Me+Em’, with a successful and longstanding career in fashion. It was really interesting to

MAKING MYSELF A MONSTER – GUEST LECTURER

Lisa Temple-Cox – Fine Artist “My current research interests revolve around the aesthetics and symbolism of the medical museum; using its collections, taxonomies, and histories as metaphors for a contemporary subjective experience of the body, in life and death. My

MAKING MYSELF A MONSTER – GUEST LECTURER

Lisa Temple-Cox – Fine Artist “My current research interests revolve around the aesthetics and symbolism of the medical museum; using its collections, taxonomies, and histories as metaphors for a contemporary subjective experience of the body, in life and death. My

THE POLITICS OF LOOKING

LOOKING/SEEING Some points I took away from Matthew Bowman’s Lecture on ‘The Politics of Looking’: -RABBIT OR DUCK? The duck-rabbit drawing was first used by American psychologist Joseph Jastrow in 1899 to make the point that perception is not only

THE POLITICS OF LOOKING

LOOKING/SEEING Some points I took away from Matthew Bowman’s Lecture on ‘The Politics of Looking’: -RABBIT OR DUCK? The duck-rabbit drawing was first used by American psychologist Joseph Jastrow in 1899 to make the point that perception is not only

LECTURE: CLASS + SOCIETY

A lecture that I recently attended, ‘Class + Society’ by Sean O’dell, explored the different social classifications and class scales that are present within society today and throughout history. A recent BBC survey¬†claims that people in the UK can now

LECTURE: CLASS + SOCIETY

A lecture that I recently attended, ‘Class + Society’ by Sean O’dell, explored the different social classifications and class scales that are present within society today and throughout history. A recent BBC survey¬†claims that people in the UK can now

PHILOSOPHY

It is important for every designer to have a philosophy. A meaning behind their work, a purpose, or guidelines to create to. This does not have to be set in stone and may change and evolve over time, however it’s

PHILOSOPHY

It is important for every designer to have a philosophy. A meaning behind their work, a purpose, or guidelines to create to. This does not have to be set in stone and may change and evolve over time, however it’s

ZANDRA RHODES

Post-modernist designer task / Pinterest board- ZANDRA RHODES.

ZANDRA RHODES

Post-modernist designer task / Pinterest board- ZANDRA RHODES.

LECTURE: ART, SCIENCE, NATURE, MACHINE

This lecture was useful to refer back to when researching for my Liberty essay, which included history on William Morris. It focused mainly on prominent contributors to the Arts and Crafts movement and the ideas of craftsmanship in art. “My

LECTURE: ART, SCIENCE, NATURE, MACHINE

This lecture was useful to refer back to when researching for my Liberty essay, which included history on William Morris. It focused mainly on prominent contributors to the Arts and Crafts movement and the ideas of craftsmanship in art. “My

LECTURE: EYES OPEN

WAR OF IMAGES/IMAGES OF WAR In day to day life we are constantly bombarded with images, through television, advertisements, newspapers and the internet. As Matthew Bowman mentioned in his recent lecture, the JPEG image has become a ‘weapon’ in the

LECTURE: EYES OPEN

WAR OF IMAGES/IMAGES OF WAR In day to day life we are constantly bombarded with images, through television, advertisements, newspapers and the internet. As Matthew Bowman mentioned in his recent lecture, the JPEG image has become a ‘weapon’ in the