skip to main content

Jewellery, Textiles and Materials Programme

Introduction by previous Jewellery and Textiles Programme Director, Caroline Broadhead

The Jewellery and Textiles programme consists of the following courses:

BA (Hons) Textile Design

BA Textile Design explores the three main textile design practices – print, knit and weave – alongside digital and non-traditional approaches to textile design, trend prediction and presentation.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Jewellery Design

BA Jewellery Design looks for enthusiastic, energetic and talented students who are keen to define the future direction of contemporary jewellery. It values innovation and originality, and enjoys superb industry links.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Undergraduate

MA Biodesign

MA Biodesign explores bio-informed design strategies as a driver for sustainable innovation.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MA Material Futures

Material Futures is where science, technology and design collide.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

Research

Partnership with Swarovski

BA Jewellery Design student Mizuki Tochigi's '6 Out of 100' necklace
BA Jewellery Design student Mizuki Tochigi's '6 Out of 100' necklace created from broken heels and upcycled Swarovski crystals created as part of the Swarovski Conscious Design Programme

Swarovski Conscious Design Hub

Learn more about the partnership with Swarovski, and student approaches to sustainability and conscious design

Jewellery and Textiles Programme stories

What is it like to live with Parkinson's?

A cross-disciplinary collaboration, Patterns of Perception aims to help us better understand life lived with Parkinson's. In this ongoing project, a group of individuals with Parkinson’s collaborated with practitioners from Central Saint Martins

Material matters

What does a sustainable material revolution look like? Billie Coxhead, Co-ordinator of the Materials and Products Collection, talks through some recent acquisitions from algae blooms and bacteria to abattoir waste.

Designing Alternatives

We talk to Elissa Brunato, a recent MA Material Futures graduate exhibiting in Designing in Turbulent Times, about designing an alternative sequin

Designing with Abundance

We talk to recent graduates exhibiting in Designing in Turbulent Times, currently on show at the Lethaby Gallery. First up, designers transforming waste.