Ideas Are Your Only Currency

We are proud to announce the new book by Central Saint Martins short courses tutor Rod Judkins Ideas Are Your Only Currency. We chat to Rod about how his Short Course, 100 Design Projects, provided inspiration for the book and ask that burning question, can non-creatives really become creative? You’re the author of The Art of… Continue reading Ideas Are Your Only Currency

The Essential Guide to Business for Artists and Designers

Congratulations to CSM Short Course tutor Alison Branagan on the publication of the Second Edition of her book The Essential Guide to Business for Artists and Designers.  Alison’s popular online course, Self-Promotion for Creatives, is essential for anyone who desires to make a living from art, design, photography, image-making, or other creative activities. There are still a few… Continue reading The Essential Guide to Business for Artists and Designers

Ceramics Short Course alumni Maria Gasparian wins MullenLowe Nova Award

Maria Gasparian with her Award Winning Colour Ceramic City

It’s been an interesting journey for Architect Maria Gasparian, who following an inspirational Short Course in Ceramics at Central Saint Martins, subsequently enrolled on an MA in Ceramic Design and graduated with distinction this summer.   Following this she won a MullenLowe Nova Award and Unilever Sustainability Award for her Colour Ceramic City, which aims to… Continue reading Ceramics Short Course alumni Maria Gasparian wins MullenLowe Nova Award

INSIDE LOOK: Millinery Workshop

On the first day students learn to block felt in a variety of shapes

Judy Bentinck is a London based couture milliner with an international client base and is one of the tutors on our Millinery Workshop.  We chat to Judy about her course, advice for breaking into the millinery world and Royal Ascot! Who is your workshop targeted at and what should students expect to leave with by… Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Millinery Workshop

Central Saint Martins Foundation Show

The annual Foundation Show opens this week! The exhibition showcases work from students across the five curriculum areas: 3-Dimensional Design and Architecture | Fashion and Textiles | Fine Art | Graphic and Communication Design | Performance Design and Practice Opening times: Thursday to Friday: 12 noon – 8pm Saturday: 12 noon – 6pm This event is… Continue reading Central Saint Martins Foundation Show

CSM Short Courses Easter School!

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Students travel from all over the world to study Short Courses at Central Saint Martins. We meet students who are changing career, preparing for a degree, beginners, enthusiasts, experimenters, and everyone in between. We spoke to some of our Easter School students about their Short Courses and why they chose to study with us What’s your… Continue reading CSM Short Courses Easter School!

Thinking about taking a Jewellery course?

Thinking about taking a Jewellery course, but don’t know what to expect?  Edvvin Charmain completed three Jewellery Short Courses at Central Saint Martins and compiled a fantastic review over on his blog Edvisored.  Thank you Edvisored, we are thrilled that you enjoyed them! Our Jewellery courses run throughout the year and the next available dates are: Jewellery… Continue reading Thinking about taking a Jewellery course?

Easter School Instagram Competition #MyCSM

Easter School at Central Saint Martins is now under way and we are inviting all Easter School Short Course students to take part in our Instagram competition. Tag your Instagram photos with #MyCSM during your Easter School course, between 21 March and 15 April 2016 for a chance to win a £50 Amazon Voucher!! For some… Continue reading Easter School Instagram Competition #MyCSM

Interview Season! Fashion Folio: Design and Communication

Fashion Folio

Fashion Folio Course Coordinator Beckie Leach talks about BA and MA interviews season and the culmination of one year’s hard work on the Fashion Folio course. As spring arrives in London, the Fashion Folio studios are a flurry of nervous excitement as students set out their work for interview and portfolio review for some of… Continue reading Interview Season! Fashion Folio: Design and Communication

100 years of graphic communication by women at Central Saint Martins

Morag Myerscough

Have you ever wondered who drew the first Paddington Bear or designed the first TFL Poster – look no further than 100 yrs of visual communication by women at CSM – an exhibition taking place at The Crossing Window Galleries of Central St Martins from the 16 February to 23 March 2016.