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Day 64 of the Olympic Torch Relay – Tottie’s Triumph!

The sun shone and the crowds were out in Waltham Forest as UAL student Tottie Petit ran with the Olympic Torch on the first day of its tour of London.  The excitement is palpable in all the online articles, photos … Continue reading

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

26th July at Camberwell College of Arts and Design

On 26th July 2012 the Olympic Torch will pass by CSM – the home of ‘Kiwi House 2012’ – and Camberwell College of Arts and Design. To celebrate the Games and the passing of the Torch through south London two … Continue reading

Fit. London 2012 Inspired Posters by contemporary British-based graphic designers

Central Saint Martins is hosting an exhibition of posters inspired by the London 2012 Games. The show will include work by some of the biggest names in British graphic design: Ian Anderson, Phil Baines, Jonathan Barnbrook, Bibliotheque, Neville Brody, Catherine … 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

MA Communication Design students on their myShakespeare experience

Three Central Saint Martins MA Communication Design students who worked on the myShakespeare digital project for the Royal Shakespeare Company (introduced here on the blog last week) describe their personal experiences.

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

UAL Torchbearers: Interviews

Last week we announced the six students from the University of the Arts London who have been selected to represent the university as 2012 Torchbearers. We’ve caught up with the students ahead of the Olympic Flame lighting in Ancient Olympia, … Continue reading

Yannakis Jones’ Olympic and Paralympic films for BMW

Yannakis Jones is an Associate Lecturer in Advertising Communication at Central Saint Martins, and has won numerous awards – working for both London agencies and independently. Yannakis recently completed work on a series of films, BMW presents: The Ultimate Performance. … Continue reading