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Lucienne Day – Centenary Year

Lucienne Day (Désirée Lucienne Lisbeth Dulcie Day) was a British textile designer. She was inspired by the English tradition of patterns based on plant forms and nature. She transformed drawings of the likes of flower... Read More
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SUCCESS FOR COSTUME STUDENTS ON INDUSTRY VISIT TO LEADING FILM COSTUMIERS

A group of students from a leading northern art school have developed links with one of the world’s leading costumiers to film, television and theatre after an industry visit to experience the world of costume. During... Read More
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Gucci Autumn/Winter 2017 Pre-Fall Collection

The Gucci Pre-fall collection has just landed and in true Gucci style, it’s retro, clashing, OTP and super kitsch. Brilliant combination, are we right? Printed pants, sports luxe jackets and a statement collar i... Read More
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NORTHERN SCHOOL OF ART LENDS ITS EXPERTISE TO SIR RIDLEY SCOTT EXHIBITION AT NATIONAL CENTRE, THE WORD

To celebrate the works of South Shields-born Hollywood film director Sir Ridley Scott, degree students from a leading northern art school – and Sir Ridley’s former college – are currently showcasing their ... Read More

CCAD Artcast

To kick off our CCAD Podcasts we’re joined by Illustration students, Ciaron, Kat and Silas to chat all things Ridley Scott and illustrate a mash up of a few of his films! Read More
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Open Day Guest Lecturer – Artist and Costume Designer Kim McDermottroe

We’re very excited to be joined by the incredible Kim McDermottroe at our Hartlepool open day on 20th October! CCAD Alumni, Kim, is a freelance artist, costume designer and puppet-making entrepreneur with her business... Read More
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Helmet Hair?

Riding a bike is cool, however those safety necessities that can save your life, aka helmets, are universally deemed not so popular, especially amongst Gen-Y. Stats generally scare the pants off anyone, and these ones... Read More
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H&M’s New Advert is EXACTLY What We Want from Fashion Commercials

A few weeks ago during one of the many ad breaks, we were greeted with 1 minute 12 seconds of magic. To the beat of a new version of Tom Jones’ ‘She’s a Lady’ created and performed by the American soul duo Lion Babe, ... Read More
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Festival of Thrift

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TALENT TAKES THE SPOTLIGHT AS ART STUDENTS SHOWCASE THEIR DESIGNS AT DEGREE SHOW OPENING NIGHT

The cream of the north east‘s young artists and designers put their talents on show at the opening night of the degree show at Cleveland College of Art & Design’s (CCAD) university-level campus in Hartlepool. Stud... Read More