42 students from all courses in the Division of Art and Design joined the Fashion Design students on the annual international trip to Milan. The 5-day trip was organised to attend Milan Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2012/13. Students viewed many prestigious fashion shows and attended after parties throughout the week as well the Silk Museum at Lake Como, the Contemporary Design Museum and the local photography exhibition by Robert Mapplethorpe.
Students on the Fashion Design courses accredited by the University of Bedfordshire attended Paris Fashion Week to watch the fashion shows and explore the fashion industry close up.
Spatial Design second years recently went on a field trip to London, visiting both The Royal Festival Hall and The National Theatre, this was organized to support the ‘Making Performance’ design project, which requires the students to design a ‘set’ for live performance. With specially organized tours round both buildings, the tours included back of [...]
Year One Spatial Design students kicked off a project on retail design, by being taken on a ‘retail safari’ in Central London. Starting at Waterstones flagship Store in Piccadilly, with a tour by the store manager, the students were given an insight into the history of the building and its grade II listed interior, they [...]
Design for Communication students took a recent trip to see a number of exhibitions in London. Starting out West at the Chelsea Space at Chelsea School of Art, we looked at the working processes of Barney Bubbles, the alias for Colin Fulcher who worked extensively for the late 60s counterculture through to the punk and [...]
The animation students enjoyed seeing some of the latest animations and meeting professional animators at the Holland Animation Film Festival in Utrecht, and visiting the Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
…Spatial Design visits The Southbank. As part of the research process for the second year “Making Performance” project, the tutors and students had a number of visits to theatre’s and theatrical performance. One trip was to The Southbank, London, where we were lucky enough to have guided tours around The Royal Festival Hall and The [...]
Spatial Design Explores the Netherlands The 2009/10 field trip for Spatial Design students was to The Netherlands. The trip which was attended by first, second and third year students and covered buildings, museums and galleries in Amsterdam, Utrecht, The Hague, Hilversum, and Rotterdam. The aim of the tour was to allow Spatial Design students to [...]