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TEXTILES STUDENT LAUNCHES MUSEUM’S 2017 SEASON WITH MILITARY EXHIBITION

A talented textiles student from Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire has marked the start of the 2017 season at a popular Richmond museum with an exhibition featuring a collection of military-themed works. Rachel Fr... Read More
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A Day in the Life of: Textiles and Surface Design Student

For the next instalment of our series ‘A Day in the life of a CCAD student’ we have Textiles and Surface Design Student, Adele Catchpole taking you through her day at CCAD. ——————————————————————————————– Hello, I am ... Read More
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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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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

The Future of the Fashion Magazine

 – Introducing our student guest blogger, third year Contemporary Textiles and Surface Design student, Laura Coupland – The Future of the Fashion Magazine  by Laura Coupland Over recent years, fashion blog... Read More
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EXHIBITION BY NORTHERN ARTISTS INSPIRED BY CHERNOBYL VISIT LAUNCHES AT HOUSE OF BLAH BLAH

A visit to Chernobyl by a group of northern artists and designers earlier this year has proved to be an inspirational experience, leading to an exhibition of their works which launches this week at House of Blah Blah ... Read More
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LEADING FASHION DESIGNER BRINGS HIS PASSION FOR FASHION TO NORTHERN ARTS SCHOOL

An award-winning fashion designer who has earned the praise of Karl Lagerfeld, Louis Vuitton and US Vogue, brought his expertise and passion for fashion to a specialist art and design college to inspire the next gener... Read More
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NEW CAMPUS FOR NORTHERN ART COLLEGE IS TAKING SHAPE

Specialist northern arts college Cleveland College of Art and Design (CCAD) is looking to the future needs of the ever growing creative industries with an £11m investment in its university-level campus in Hartlepool. ... Read More
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Liv Taylor: Advice with the Head of Research at PATTERNITY

PATTERNITY is a London based online platform consisting of pattern research, an award winning creative studio, the world’s leading online pattern image archive and also acts as an events and education hub. Liv Taylor ... Read More
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PATTERNS EXPERT INSPIRES DESIGN STUDENTS WITH A DAZZLING DISPLAY

Visual communications expert Liv Taylor mesmerised and inspired students at a leading art and design college as part of a lecture on patterns during a recent visit. Cleveland College of Art and Design (CCAD) hosted a ... Read More