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London College of Fashion student designs for Team GB athlete

LCF BA (Hons) Active Sportswear graduate, Izzy Krassismenou, has designed a sports performance enhancing track and field collection inspired by Rio 2016. Recently Team GB’s number one 100m sprinter, Dwain Chambers, wore the ismini shorts at the Olympic Trials 2012. BA (Hons) … Continue reading

Useful websites for London 2012

The start of the Games is fast approaching, with an abundance of related events and activities already in full swing. Like London itself, it can all be hard to navigate if you haven’t a clue where to start. Here are … Continue reading

Animating Shakespeare: CSM students tackle ‘Shipwreck Plays’

As part of the Cultural Olympiad, The World Shakespeare Festival set out to showcase the best of UK and international creative talent, through its celebration of Shakespeare as ‘the world’s playwright’. The festival has certainly been capitalising on the wealth … Continue reading

CSM students recode Shakespeare for a global audience

Over the past six months, students from Central Saint Martins’ MA Communication Design course have been part of an exciting collaboration with the World Shakespeare Festival 2012. Part of the London 2012 Festival (the culmination of the Cultural Olympiad), the … Continue reading

Grazia’s Hat Factor – have your millinery design celebrated in the London 2012 Festival

Here’s a head’s up for all aspiring milliners out there: on Friday at 9:30am, Grazia will be launching the Hat Factor – a unique opportunity to be part of the London 2012 Festival and featured in Grazia itself. They are … Continue reading

Painting competition – have your work hung in the Olympic Park

The Challenge London 2012 –MPC Artwork Competition London 2012 is challenging art students at colleges and universities to compete in a once in a lifetime opportunity to showcase their artwork to the world’s media during London 2012. The winning students … Continue reading

Fashion and Fencing with the LCF

A successful collaboration between LCF students and The Wallace Collection has resulted in an Olympic sport-themed follow up. Both projects are the result of LCF’s close relationship with the Wallace Collection, cemented when Head of College, Professor Frances Corner, OBE, … Continue reading

Get involved with the Cultural Olympiad

You might not be aware of the extent to which you can get involved with the London 2012 Olympic Games in a creative sense, but the opportunities available are abundant, as is room for invention for the self-initiated. As the … Continue reading

The Role of Drawing in the Olympics – Research Opportunity

CCW is offering an unusual and dynamic research opportunity for anyone looking to engage with the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games from a unique angle. The CCW Rootstein Hopkins Doctoral Bursary in the role of drawing in the Olympic … Continue reading

Fourth UAL 2012 Staff Gathering

On Thursday 22nd September, UAL staff gathered to hear the varied ways in which our community is engaged in many cultural and creative aspects of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Cultural Olympiad. Hosted by Sir John … Continue reading