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Posted On 16th November, 2017 Share Post
Another edition of the ‘meet the winners’ blog series with an interview from Rowena Edwards, who won the MADE.COM Award for Stand Out Design. Read on for an insight into her creative practice and first steps since graduating. Tell us the story behind you and your design background Welsh born designer and maker Rowena Edwards started her creative education as a young girl in the countryside between the mountains and sea. She continued thi
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Posted On 14th November, 2017 Share Post
Following on from our Instagram Takeover today with ND Alumni Tom Knight, who is now working for Pentland Brands, we caught up with him about life after University and the amazing projects he's been able to work on through Pentland's Design Pool programme. Tell us the story behind you and your design background. I’m Tom Knights and I’m a designer currently working in Pentland Brands’ Design Pool. The Design Pool allows young designers t
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Posted On 10th November, 2017 Share Post
We're continuing our 'meet the winners' blog series with an interview from Emma Boyd Madsen, who won the John Lewis Award for Design and Innovation. Read on for an insight into her creative practice and first steps since graduating. Tell us the story behind you and your design background I studied BA (hons) Textile Design at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) and specialised in knit design in third and fourth year. I enjoy working with unconvent
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Posted On 2nd November, 2017 Share Post
We were lucky enough to visit the Goldsmiths Centre recently as Andrew Fleming, winner of the New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Silversmithing Award, as he undertook his work placement within the studio's. Andrew spoke to us and gave and insight into his practice and how his placement has helped him on his creative career path.  How did you become interested in design? I have always been interested in design. From being a young kid,
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Posted On 20th October, 2017 Share Post
Meet Jake Williams who won the prestigious Business Design Centre New Designer of the Year Award in Part 2 at the show this year. We caught up with him to get an insight into his creative process. Tell us the story behind you and your design background I first became really interested in art and design when I was doing my Art GCSE. I'd always loved art but wasn't sure if my drawing was quite good enough to do anything with (as much as I wan
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Posted On 17th October, 2017 Share Post
We caught up with The Hallmark Studio Award Winner Rihanah Hussain just before she started her placement in the Studios to give us an insight into her practice and how she has progressed in her discipline. Tell us the story behind you and your design background The story behind my design background focuses on screen printing and illustration. I fill my sketchbook with anything which inspires me to create a variety of different ideas for