Royal College of Art

Royal College of Art

Inside the Royal College of Art: how second year fashion students...

The Royal College of Art is renowned as one of the world’s leading school for art and design. Its continuing ability to produce individuals...

The Royal 20: Sanglak Shon

Sanglak Shon understands that from an essential (consumer) point of view, fashion is about both looking and feeling good. A casual kind of cool...

Work In Progress: Hannah Porter

"If my mum saw my project she would be: reduced to tears," is one of the answers that Hannah Porter, second year MA Fashion student at the Royal College of Art, gave to the questions on our easy correspondence card. Are these tears causing the beautiful colours on her garments to smudge? All we can tell from her work in progress, is that her project indeed seems to be going swimmingly — we can't wait to see her collection stream down the runway in June!

Lauren Jin: Get inspired by your own curves

Walking into the Fashion studios of the Royal College of Art can be intimidating. Mannequins and fabrics are all around, and everyone is working...

QUEERING THE FAMILY PHOTO ALBUM, New Waves: Mark Glasgow

The graduate collection of Royal College of Art menswear designer Mark Glasgow proposed a rose-tinted homotopia reminiscent of Fire Island in the ‘70s as...

The Royal 20: Lauren Jin

Lauren Jin’s graduate collection is so close to the skin, some may even think it represents the surfaces underneath. Using muted nude tones and...

RCA’s Supriya Lele: lo-fi luxury and the female form

When I first met Supriya in December, we were both clad in black, just as we were when I met her once again last...

The Royal 20: Adam Martin

Based primarily on a series of paintings and songs Adam Martin created in the past, his final collection ‘Humans are Fallible Creatures’ is close...

Katie Roberts-Wood: 3D Printing & Technological Innovation – the Future of...

In an age of  technological singularity where we see innovations in global industry on a mass scale every single day -- including fashion -- it's...

Amit Baruch: The Art of Storytelling through Textiles

Amit Baruch’s desk is a messy mix of colours and patterns. A fluffy teddy bear catches my eyes as she starts talking about her...

Modernising traditional Turkish craftsmanship: RCA graduate Tuğcan Dökmen

Tuğcan Dökmen felt as if beads were exploding out of her as she began researching the traditional embroidery techniques of her native Turkey. Originally...

The Royal 20: Shinhwan Kim

Shinhwan Kim talks with us about the necessity of communication through fashion, as he believes that interaction between designer and wearer becomes essential in...