Research Facilities

Student working at a computer creating digital 3D models or products on the screen.

As well as our archives and library, the LCF research centres offer a great resource for your studies, from research to final projects. Many of our specialist centres offer drop-ins and technician help.

Digital Anthropology Lab

The Digital Anthropology Lab at London College of Fashion, is an emerging research centre dedicated to making smarter technology for a better human experience. It offers a dynamic research and making space, open to all students who hope to explore technology in fashion.

Centre for Fashion Curation

The Centre for Fashion Curation is a brilliant resource for students interested in fashion curation or studying MA Fashion Curation at LCF

Digital Learning Lab

The Digital Learning Lab is home to a community of students and staff focused around physical computing, etextiles, creative coding, mixed and virtual reality and 3D print, sitting alongside traditional tools and techniques.

With residencies from UAL Futures and the Digital Anthropology Lab, a vibrant programme of workshops and seminars operating at the frontier of digital practice will emerge.

View our schedule of activities and drop-in options:

At specific times there might be workshops scheduled for the space, find out more on the DLL Programme poster or click here to see avaliable workshops

  • Maker Days - Drop-in to speak to one of our technicians about a project you want to develop (Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays)
  • Assisted Open Access - Drop-in to work on your project with assistance from our technicians (Friday)
  • Residency - UAL Futures, Charlotte-Maëva Perret (Wednesday)

Centre for Sustainable Fashion

CSF offers a variety of sustainability focused projects and modules for courses at London College of Fashion including: BA Fashion Journalism, BA Fashion Design and Development, BA Fashion Management, MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation, MA Fashion Artefact, MA Fashion Footwear, MA Fashion Futures.

Students can find more information on the work of Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) at www.sustainable-fashion.com, including details on CSF's active and historic projects. Details of events and activities can also be found on the website, including CSF's monthly open morning, where students can book a one to one session with a member of its research team, to book students can email sustainability@fashion.arts.ac.uk. You can bring questions you have about sustainability to these sessions as well as what you are working on - we recommend students come prepared to ensure they can get the best out of it.

CSF's blog covers project updates and news, CSF views and thoughts on current affairs, and events.

Details of CSF's researchers outputs can be found here UAL Research Online

Centre for Fashion Enterprise

Centre for Fashion Enterprise undertake a number of activities which merge innovation across fashion, fashion tech and business including activities.

FashTech Meet-ups held 3 times a year, encourage a networking environment for LCF alumni and successful industry figures. We offer internships opportunities which are an excellent opportunity to learn how young fashion businesses work and provides behind the scenes  access to support programmes and events specially designed for fashion tech startups. We have hosted events where LCF alumni on our programmes have shared their experiences with current LCF students and encourage to look ahead to where their business ideas could be in 12 months’ time.