Royal College of Art

Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art MA Fashion Graduate Show 2016

This year's RCA MA Fashion grads are the first to have had the full Zowie Broach experience. The Head of Fashion, who succeeded Wendy Dagworthy...

Edén Barrena, the politics of pleasure in art

A year ago, Edén Barrena was studying the Printmaking MA at the Royal College of Art. Today, her landscape has changed in a quite...

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...

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...

Hendrickje Schimmel: Archiving decaying clothes

Challenging the traditional notion of functional clothing, Hendrickje experiments with institutionally archiving garments as a way of preservation, and plays with the idea of...

Katie Roberts-Wood: Slow Clothes in Motion

Katie Roberts-Wood is an RCA graduate to keep an eye on in 2016. She recently presented the AW16 collection of her brand, ROBERTS | WOOD,...

Jessica McGrady: Uncovering the Poetry of Functional Garments

Constantly being haunted by certain stigmas and misconceptions of growing up in South London, Jessica became cautious of non-identification in dress. Certain aspects of...

What James Kelly Did Next

James Kelly is on a come down. “Well, it always feels that way after a show,” he laughs. “I’ve spent a long time working...

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...

Is Timothy Bouyez-Forge the next ‘Utopian’ fashion designer?

Ever dreamed of being transported to a new realm, planet or even just a place in your mind? Timothy has, and continually manifests these imaginations...

Marco Baitella, experimentally crafting shoes at the Royal College of Art

When we first met, it was Marco’s self-portrait on his desk which struck me: cross-armed with a fusilli mohican, it was a glimpse into...

Alex Mullins makes a case for being bored while designing

Waiting for a crit to happen (or simply to end) after an allnighter? Notice how during your prolonged stare at a piece of fabric, it...