"In many and varied ways, CSM Public highlights how creative collaboration can be a potent tool for community resilience and social cohesion; a process that, crucially, benefits all who participate" Jeremy Till, Head of Central Saint Martins
Through CSM Public we turn the studio ethos ‘inside-out’ working with a variety of academic, corporate, non-profit, citizen-led and government organisations to actively engage with societal issues and co-design more optimistic futures for all.
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MAKE @ Story Garden
A public space for creative collaboration and social innovation opening in Somers Town
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CSM Public stories
Tackling technology-facilitated domestic abuse
Through a practice-based PhD, Roxanne Alves Leitāo co-designed a chatbot with the charity Refuge providing information and advice to protect individuals' digital privacy. Since July 2020, it has been used by 6,650 people.
Sign Strokes: a visual conversation for architecture
Signstrokes introduces standardised sign language for architecture. It is the result of a collaboration between Adolfs Kristapsons, who graduated from M ARCH: Architecture last year, and Chris Laing, Royal College of Art graduate.
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What happens when an art and design college, a community centre, a developer and local council combine forces to create a public studio and collaborative making space for local people?
Igniting sustainable entrepreneurship, this project connects young people from Somers Town Youth Club with students studying BA Product Design.