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Highlights from RCA Kensington show

I came to the RCA in Kensington to see the Design Interactions graduate show… but it wasn’t there! This year they were in the Battersea site (images coming soon). All the same, I had a good look around. The jewellery graduates had a good show, including this lady (images above and below) whose work was performance embroidery. I can’t remember how she justified this as jewellery but it seemed like a good explanation at the time. Someone had designed some cutlery and called it jewellery, and explained it awfully – so not every graduate from the course was amazing. Continue reading

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Textile Futures MA 2012 at Central Saint Martins

Textile Futures is a critical design course focusing on textiles. It had some of the most interesting concepts at the degree shows this year.
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Designs of the Year 2012: Technology

Increasingly technology is my favourite bit of design at these shows. This new smart material at Designs of the Year at the Design Museum made me really excited. Continue reading

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Designs of the Year 2012: Furniture and Fashion

Here’s part 2 of the Designs of the Year at the Design Museum. These shoes are customisable – users can remove some of the circles to create unique styles. Continue reading

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Designs of the Year 2012: Graphics and Transport

It’s a good year this year. Maybe I was just in a good mood when I saw it, but it made me remember how I love design. Continue reading

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Happiness and Other Survival Techniques: Happiness

This is the third – and best – part from the fantastic exhibition at the Design Museum, Happiness and Other Survival Techniques. Continue reading

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Happiness and Other Survival Techniques: Shit

Apologies for the language, but that’s the title of the section I’m afraid. This is the second part from the fantastic exhibition at the Design Museum, Happiness and Other Survival Techniques. It was curated by Colors Magazine.

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