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Inside the melting pot at CSM: student collaboration ‘Boys Club’

Collaborative projects are at the heart of the creative industries. We’ve all experienced the ups and plentiful downs of group projects and troubling power...

ELLISS: Conscious and Subtle

“I’ve always had a thing for underwear,” says Elliss, sitting across a wooden table at her bright atelier in East London, wearing one of...

Central Saint Martins BA Fashion 2017

Why create? In the contemporary political climate, choosing art education can feel superfluous, naive, even selfish. Neoliberal conservatism leads us to believe that being a...

The Masters: Anna Zwick

The knitwear of Anna Zwick merges with and becomes an extension of the body; wrapping around, connecting, supporting, exposing and transforming it to a...

The Masters: Evan Phillips

“I had a subscription to Dazed when I was about sixteen for a year. That was probably the only time I ever really read...

Between historical research and instinctive expression: a conversation with Nicholas Daley

As a designer myself, there is one particular thing which always strikes me in the work of a creative, no matter which fields this...

A wardrobe like a family: Roni Ilan

The older we are, the more important the concept of family becomes. While as teenagers most of us tried to distinguish ourselves from our...

The Masters: Li Gong

From his minimalistic black uniform and round rimmed glasses to the illustrations drawn in the bald patch on the back of his head, Li...

Friend, and collaborator: Julian DuFour and Céline Schubert

“Whenever there is a slight opportunity or a loophole in an assignment, I’m working with Céline,” says Julian DuFour, a 1st year FCP student...

Words of wisdom from Tigran Avetisyan

Tigran Avetisyan’s clothes shout loud so that he can stay quiet. A recent expansion into womenswear has given him double the opportunity to express...

The Masters: Laura Lowena and Emma Chopova

Meeting Laura Lowena and Emma Chopova for the first time is a remarkably calming experience. There is a striking balance between the two -...

Draping for social unity: Anne Karine Thorbjørnsen

Since graduating from MA Womenswear at Central Saint Martins in 2012, Anne Karine Thorbjørnsen has struggled with the concept of sitting still. When she’s not...