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Yearbook: 2018/19

People gathering around a wall of paintings
People gathering around a wall of paintings
Show One: Art (photo: John Sturrock)

Here, we gather together the highlights of the last academic year

Degree Show stories

  • Darkened room with person covered in glow-in-the-dark decoration
    Show One: Art (photo: John Sturrock)

    Show One: in pictures

    Show One: Art opened last night as the College brimmed with performances, installations and work by our graduating students.

  • Show One: Art identity
    Show One: Art identity

    One identity for all and all for one

    Each year, the identity for the degree shows is designed by our BA Graphic Communication Design students. Here we catch up with 2019’s team whose scheme paid tribute to every graduating students’ part to play in a collective whole.

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    Show Two: in pictures

    Show Two: Design opened last night as the College showcased performances, installations and work by our graduating students from over 20 courses on our design-led Programmes.

  • Four people standing in a row holding awards
    From left to right: Haemin Ko (MA Character Animation), Xiaoying Liang (MA Graphic Communication Design), Elissa Brunato (MA Materials Futures) and Fredrik Tjærandsen (BA Fashion), MullenLowe NOVA Award Winners 2019

    MullenLowe NOVA Awards 2019 winners announced

    From exquisite wearable balloons to bio iridescent sequins, the winners of this year's awards demonstrate the breadth and boldness of contemporary creativity

  • A patch of pink and transparent sequins
    Elissa Brunato, MA Material Futures

    Show Two: Maison/0 Green Trail winners announcement

    From across Show Two: Design, the best of sustainable innovation is celebrated with the Maison/0 Green Trail Awards.

Degree Show interviews

Marla Kellard-Jones, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

Rishabh Arora, MA Character Animation

Matty Mancey, BA Fine Art


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    Credit: Belinda Lawley Belinda Lawley, Photo: Belinda Lawley
    Caroline Broadhead retrospective

    The Lethaby Gallery hosted Caroline Broadhead's retrospective, sharing a career of practice from the artist and maker who ran the Jewellery & Textiles programme for nearly a decade

  • Man holding furniture over toilet
    Sloot, Alfred Low Wei Leong BA Product Design
    Prison cell furniture for the future

    Students collaborated with the Design Against Crime Research Centre to improve prison cell furniture

  • An illustration of black molecule chains on an orange background

    MA Biodesign began

    We welcomed the first cohort of MA Biodesign

  • Two people facing each other wearing metal headpieces
    Tate Exchange, 2019 (Photo © Tate, Seraphina Neville)
    A trilogy at Tate

    For the third year, the Art programme occupied a floor at Tate Modern, this time bringing politics and art together

Community Kiln

A collaboration between BA Ceramic Design, M ARCH Architecture and Global Generation to provide community access to the pleasures of social making in urban settings.

Bauhaus 100

  • Colourful pieces of fabric hanging from a ceiling
    Christopher Pearson, ‘Procession’, 2019
    Art Night  

    Marking the Bauhaus centenary, students transformed Granary Square into a unified work of art, bringing together performers and the public

  • Portrait of a face wearing a mask of metal spoons
    Elizabeth Deacon, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design graduate, Bauhaus Rules (Photo: Timothy Foster)
    Bauhaus Rules  

    As part of the 2019 Bauhaus century celebrations, Vic Reeves and BBC4 came to Central Saint Martins to put six recent graduates through their paces

  • Replica structure of room set within larges brick space

    A piece of the Bauhaus landed in the College in the shape of Unserhaus, a temporary facsimile space in which students and the public could collaborate

Hellos and goodbyes

  • Caroline Broadhead
    Caroline Broadhead

    After nearly a decade as Jewellery and Textiles Programme Director and BA Jewellery Design Course Leader, we said goodbye to Caroline Broadhead

  • Image of Allan Atlee
    Allan Atlee, Dean of Academic Strategy
    Allan Atlee

    We welcomed Allan Atlee as Dean of Academic Strategy

Graduation 2019

And, finally

  • Graduating students sitting in auditorium
    Graduation, 2019

    Graduation Day 2019

    Yesterday, at the Royal Festival Hall in London, 1,201 students became graduates of Central Saint Martins and we couldn’t be prouder

  • People on catwalk
    Fredrik Tjaerandsen, L'Oréal Professionel Young Talent Award with Monica Teodoro, General Manager, L’Oréal Professionnel

    L'Oréal Professionel Young Talent Award 2019 announced

    L'Oréal Professionel Young Talent Award 2019 announced at BA Fashion Show

More yearbooks

  • Credit: Belinda Lawley Belinda Lawley, Normal to Dissent., Installation View, Lethaby Gallery, 2018. Photo: Belinda Lawley
  • A person dancing next to lots of rows of glasses
    Act | Balance by Tuli Litvak, Degree Show 2017 - BA Fine Art
  • Central Saint Martins 2016 Degree Show Two
    John Sturrock, Central Saint Martins 2016 Degree Show Two