Chelsea BA Textiles Design Graduates at Latitude Festival

Melanie Bowles

This year, Senior Lecturer and TFRC member Melanie Bowles, Senior Lecturer Kathryn Round with recent graduates of the BA Textiles Design Course at Chelsea College of Arts took part in the Latitude Music and Arts Festival.

Latitude is held each summer at the Henham Park in (more…)


Cove Park Residency

Linda Florence

Linda Florence is currently on an artist residency at Cove Park in Scotland.

For the next six weeks she wants to explore cultural references to textile and pattern design within domestic environments. Linda plans (more…)


The Future Is Here

Philippa Brock

The work of Philippa Brock is currently on display in the exhibition The Future is Here by the London Design Museum.

The exhibition looks at the new drivers in manufacturing and how they can (more…)


PhD Studentship Opportunity at Loughborough University


Happiness, subjective well-being and the ‘quantified self’ – capturing subjective data to influence sustainable behaviours

Loughborough University -Loughborough Design School (more…)


Student Workshop Shanghai

Linda Florence

Linda Florence recently led a 5 day workshop around the subject Cultural Tastes in Shanghai. Students from the Donghua University explored how objects and and textures (more…)

UAL Professorial Platform Lecture

An Interview with Prof. Kay Politowicz

Prof. Kay Politowicz

Kay Politowicz has been an inspirational teaching and research leader in the field of textile design over the last thirty years. She built the textile design course at Chelsea from the BTec course in 1982 into the excellent BA course (more…)


Microsoft Research Design Day

Carole Collet

This year Microsoft Research extended the annual Faculty Summit to include a third day event focussed on design. Along with other leading experts, Carole Collet was invited to the summit at Microsoft’s headquarters in Washington, Seattle for a day of talks and discussions to help it to build a clearer understanding across a number of areas (more…)


TFRC & TED Team Paris Visit to EN VIE- ALIVE Exhibition

Carole Collet

Members and staff from TFRC and TED recently visited the EN VIE- ALIVE exhibition at Espace Fondation EDF, curated by Carole Collet, (more…)


UAL Well-being Week


For University of the Arts, London, Well-being Week, TFRC members will be giving talks on Monday 8th July 2-5pm at Kings Cross in E002 Lecture theatre.

Seminar presentations will be given by Jenny Tillotson (more…)