Sustainability and climate emergency
Our relationship with the planet's resources calls for urgent and lasting change. If the global population reaches 9.6 billion by 2050, the equivalent of almost three planets with be required to sustain current lifestyles.
Artists and designers are uniquely placed to meet these challenges. All forms of creative practice combine the ability to imagine new futures with the means to deliver them. Our work isn't defined simply by what we produce, but what comes before and after – how those things are made and how they are used.
We understand that the world is shaped through creative action.
Maison/0 is the Central Saint Martins-LVMH creative platform for regenerative luxury. Our partnership is committed to leveraging the agency of creativity and education to help regenerate our climate and biodiversity and to empower emerging talents to design a better future.
The climate and ecological emergency
Designing the future
Class of 2022: Food
On Central Saint Martins: URL you'll find a collection of projects that look at food in a myriad of ways. Here, we pause on handful of that work by graduating students, from spatial design that connects community to its local food system to an
Winners of the MullenLowe NOVA Awards 2022 announced
Last night, the winners of the 2022 MullenLowe NOVA Awards were announced. The celebrated work spans disciplines, from spatial practice for climate emergency to films that reframe the perceptions of tower blocks.
Mills Fabrica Innovation Award 2022
Malu Luecking, MA Biodesign, wins the Mills Fabrica Innovation Award with her project Landless Food regenerating extinct flavours using microalgae.
Maison/0 This Earth 2022
Now in its second year, the Maison/0 This Earth Award celebrates the power of artistic practice to advocate for nature.
Materials and Products Collection
A resource of innovative materials reflecting the trends in manufacturing
An annual series of public debates chaired by Oliver Wainwright for the Spatial Practices programme
MAKE @ Story Garden
A public space for creative collaboration with, and by, the local community
Organised by the Culture and Enterprise programme, exploring what ethical circular practice looks like, and how it might change our relationship to objects, people and ourselves
Swarovski Conscious Design Hub
A lasting, free resource for designers championing creativity and collaboration as a driving force for sustainable development, delivered in partnership with the Jewellery, Textiles and Materials programme
Climate Emergency at UAL
UAL Climate Action Plan
Learn about UAL's key priorities
Climate Emergency Network
A growing UAL community of interest and concern, creative practice and action
Climate Emergency in Research
Materializing Data, Embodying Climate Change
Changing our experiences of climate change by encountering data in physical forms
Living Systems Lab
Exploring biological living systems to develop new ecological knowledge through creative practices
Developing a new category of raw material for fashion – fish leather