This talk will delve into some of Metahaven’s early work, looking at what has sometimes been labeled “critical design.” Is criticality, as creative attitude and mode of perception, sufficient to express the conditions of today, respond to those of the past, and shape those of the future? What does criticality still mean when much of graphic design has liquified onto ad-driven digital platforms, where it performs its precarious attention-grabbing duties in a distressing hypercompetition for likes and followers? Lyrical design, as a nascent strategy opposed to critical design, uses elements of immersion and narrativity to expose gaps between ideal and reality.
Do you like Hacking, Beer and Pizza? Well you’re in luck - Our Hack 4 Pizza half day hackathon is back! We would like to invite you, whether you have never hacked before or consider yourself an expert hacker to come and join the event. What you will need: your enthusiasm and an open mind.
TTWINN handbags feature a concept of interchangeable bag flaps giving modern women flexibility in choosing their style by mixing and matching the flaps. Each flap is designed in a standard size and can be attached to any TTWINN bag by a zipper, making it effortless to change the flaps. By offering various types and designs of flaps TTWINN aims to give their customers freedom to express themselves and create their perfect style. Come along to our London store to meet the Designers and benefit from a special 30% discount on selected products as well as a free glass of prosecco.
The London Artisan is a curated marketplace in the heart of East London. Taking place on a quarterly basis throughout the year, we bring 50 contemporary designer makers to Old Truman Brewery for a two-day design event like no other.
KISS MY ART is Londons only competitive painting night - YOU decide the winner. 10 artists go head to head in two rounds of life drawing - alongside that we have performance painting, soundscapes and drawing theatre.
Join us for a panel discussion around the future of food technology. With Alexandra Welch, Co-Founder, Harvester. Andrew Gregson, Founder & CEO, Green Lab, Anne charlotte Mornington, Internatioan Expansion and Business Development Manager, Olio
This July, in the heart of Covent Garden expect the most exciting new wave of 20+ independent fashion, accessories & lifestyle labels under one co-curated roof. Discover unique + one-of-a-kind product, meet the designers behind the brands, join one of our exclusive daily events AND join one of our highly sought after designer-led experiences. Taking place over three weeks with a host happenings in-store, this is set to be our longest and most immersive store yet!
FREE with code: dsgncal | In today's fast-evolving world of work, being an effective leader is top of the list. In this interactive workshop, you'll explore how to develop as a leader so you can effect powerful change. Leadership expert Gillian Davis brings her candour and grit alongside tried-and-tested tools which have helped support clients through intense periods of change. You'll learn to identify the most critical skills that managers' need to guide their teams. This is a rare chance to gain an overview of how you can continually learn to lead.
As the world’s leading museum of art and design, the Victoria and Albert Museum’s collection comprises over 4,5 million objects and is truly all-encompassing. With 145 galleries located in a sprawling building, the V&A, as the museum is more commonly known, can be tricky to navigate at the best of times but that’s where, for fans of Jazz Age design, my new ‘Art Deco in the V&A’ tour is ready to step into the neon-bathed limelight!
A Collapsing Fantasy: Imagining the East and the hierarchy of curation. Uncomfortable Art Tours are exactly what they sound like. In a country that’s repeatedly failed to come to terms with its colonial past, led by politicians who seem to think the past is the future, we seek to resist triumphalist nostalgia with art history.
This class will be an incredible opportunity to draw from some of the most intriguing works in the prints and drawings collection, from Vesalius to Da Vinci, through to some lesser known and seriously strange anatomists, we will be examining the incredible history of the link between art and anatomy.
Come and see the Robin Hood Garden converted into an art exhibition space just for one day. 6 local artists will exhibit sculptures, paintings, photographs and prints in the space on easels and log plinths in this experimental exhibition that takes art off the walls and into the open air.
These tours focus on how major institutions came into being against a backdrop of imperialism. We’ll unravel the role colonialism played in shaping and funding these collections, looking at the broader material history of celebrated works. The history of British art is also the history of empire and genocide, written by collectors who traded in landscapes and lives.
Have you ever wondered how the space where an artist works looks like? What's inside of an 8-meters-tall sculpture? In occasion of the Kensington and Chelsea Art Weekend, seize this opportunity to get behind Matt Marga's studio doors, for a chance to better understand the fascinating, ever-changing creative process of this Italian artist and his collaborators.
We run graffiti group mixed classes each weekend, based around just having some fun together and creating your own A4 canvas to take away. We focus on stencil art due to canvas size, however you may free hand spray our gallery wall.
This class explores creative drawing, moving away from the perfectionist traditional teachings of life drawing. By trying out a number of different image making techniques from continuous line to pointilism the artists are encouraged to think outside the box and create more unusual imagery.
The robots are coming! And they're here to stay. Robots are appearing in all walks of life, from building products in factories, to mowing your lawn. Start out in this fascinating field by building your own remote controlled robot. This course does not use a "kit" but builds the robot from component parts and direct programming of controllers.