The relationship between mind-body, director-dancer

Since graduating from Central Saint Martins’ BA Fine Art in 2014, Matt Portman has directed multiple music videos, his own debut film and is...

Grace Prince: How to assimilate from fashion design to furniture

One of the great things about studying at a school of design, is that the skills you acquire are transferable to different creative disciplines....

Fernanda Cortés: Objects as a prosthesis for the soul

Forms treading the boundaries of the human and non-human. Characters schizophrenically transitioning from deep mourning to jubilation, and then again into fits of rage....

Ilaria Bianchi: pushing sustainable furniture forward

When Jeff Koons was a student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Ed Paschke - a Chicago Imagist whom Koons was...

You’re Invited to Kyoko Takemura’s Feast

Kyoko Takemura’s obsession with the peculiarity of human organisms, and the strange foods that are consumed to fuel and delight them, has led to...

How does social media affect the way illustrators work?

How is social media changing the way that illustrators work? What does it take to turn it into a full-time profession when money in the...

How can you be a designer and not ask questions?

Getting through art school is no small feat. Day in day out one questions their identity, concepts, modes of thinking and reflecting, in an...

Living art objects, garment toiles or sculptures?

What if your garment toiles, sculpture or furniture in-the-making could react to the humdrum of machines around you in the workplace? Would it possibly...

Miguel Bento: Utopian Set Design for London Fashion Week

On the third day of London Fashion Week, the British Fashion Council awarded Miguel Bento with the best Set Design for their fifth annual...

Philip Sajet and Hau Wen: The insightful relationship between Master and...

While there is no placement year at Central Saint Martins’ BA Jewellery Design, some of the students travel during their spare time to meet...

Want to set up your own jewellery brand? Paris might be...

An afternoon in Paris: we sit on the terrace of a café at the corner of Zelda's co-shared artist studio space, which is at the...

This CSM graduate wants you to rethink the beliefs of jewellery

After 3 years of studying BA Jewellery Design at Central Saint Martins -- without a placement year -- recent graduates often feel the need to work for others and gain industry experience, while continuing to develop their own aesthetic on the side. Having just left uni, Gabriella Garnham did so, and worked for both Felicia Swartling and Alexander McQueen. But, for a creative person it's difficult to subdue the urge to start crafting projects of one's own... Returning to the studio with her 'partner in crime', Gabriella is working on something that may defy any conventional ideas we have when thinking about a piece of jewellery. She spoke with us about her plans for the next few months and how pairing up with the one you believe in is necessary to make it in this big, sometimes daunting industry.