Inspiring CSM Short Course tutor Pascal Anson fronts the BBC Big Painting Challenge!

BBC Big Painting Challenge 2017

Central Saint Martins Short Course Interior Design tutor Pascal Anson is currently on our screens as a mentor on The Big Painting Challenge! Pascal will be teaching our Interior Design Portfolio course this coming July.  For more information please visit the CSM Short Courses website. Catch Pascal on your TV screens at 6pm on Sunday’s… Continue reading Inspiring CSM Short Course tutor Pascal Anson fronts the BBC Big Painting Challenge!

Laser Cutting the Edge of Textile Design

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In her new book, Laser Cutting for Fashion and Textiles, Central Saint Martins tutor Laura Baker describes how the combination of new digital technologies and traditional craftsmanship are putting laser cutting at the cutting edge of Textile Design. The book contains instructions for 14 original designs that you can try at home to develop your… Continue reading Laser Cutting the Edge of Textile Design

Upcoming Open Days in March

Our highly regarded Innovative Pattern Cutting for Graduates and Professionals course has an upcoming Open Day on 16 March Places are limited, so to avoid missing out please book your place through Eventbrite Creative Visual Merchandising for Graduates and Professionals will be holding an Open Day on 22 March and you can book your place here These Open Days… Continue reading Upcoming Open Days in March

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

Guest Blog, Ilga Leimanis: Former CSM Short Course students invited to contribute to book

Creative Sketching Workshop: Inspiration, Tips and Exercises for Sketching on the Move

I was invited to write three chapters / workshops for a new book, Creative Sketching Workshop, by Pete Scully, published in October. It is a great new book of 20 workshops packed with different exercises to try out. There are a total of 12 contributors from around the world: Virginia Hein, James Hobbs, Nina Johansson, Ilga Leimanis, Kumi Matsukawa, Shiho… Continue reading Guest Blog, Ilga Leimanis: Former CSM Short Course students invited to contribute to book