Open Call

Enabling Research to Change


Open callEnabling Research to Change

Our Swedish project partner Mistra Future Fashion has opened up a new funding opportunity;  Enabling Research to Change. It’s a call for new ideas that contribute to a systemic change of the fashion industry, making it circular and more sustainable. 60, 000 are offered to support new ideas for enabling research to change. (more…)


Textile Talent Exhibition

Anne Marr

Save the Date: Textile Talent Exhibition

BA Textile Design at Central Saint Martins has been invited by highly acclaimed trend forecaster Li Edelkoort to participate in the New York Textile Month later this summer. (more…)


Experiencing Change/ Changing Experience Exhibition

Bridget Harvey

Bridget Harvey, TED PhD researcher, is exhibiting in Experiencing Change/ Changing Experience at ONCA Gallery, Brighton between 27 July – 5 August. Her piece, the Spelman Cups (2016) explores Elizabeth Spelman’s definitions of non-repairers and our complex relationship to repair. (more…)


Symposium: What is Urban Fabric?

Anne Marr

Urban Fabric, is a new research community led by a high calibre of researchers and academics based at Central Saint Martins as part of the UAL Textiles Futures Research Centre. UFab offers sustainable and innovative textile solutions to transform urban environments and their impact on daily life.  (more…)


Summer Institute at FIT

Prof. Becky Earley

Prof. Becky Earley will be a guest speaker at this year’s Summer Institute at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Becky’s talk ‘Designing for Circular Textile Speed’ will be accompanied by ‘Circular Speeds’ workshop. (more…)


Central Saint Martins Degree Shows 2016 – Show Two


22 – 26 June 2016

Jewellery and Textiles: BA Jewellery Design, BA Textile Design, MA Material Futures (more…)


Chelsea Undergraduate Summer Show 2016


17 – 25 June 2016
Catch the up and coming artists and designers of tomorrow at the Chelsea College of Arts Undergraduate Summer Show, featuring work by graduating students from the following courses: (more…)


PoL #25 Rope Songs with LT/HT Group

Anne Marr

Anne Marr, TFRC deputy directr will be part of PoL #25 Rope Songs taking place on 11 May at London College of Communication. The event is a participatory performance, exploring musical forms of measurement experienced through the activity of rope making.



The Craft Readers


TED/TFRC PhD researcher Bridget Harvey and CSM research student Giorgio Salani have started a reading group, The Craft Readers at UAL.  The name is in reference to The Craft Reader, edited by Glenn Adamson (Berg, 2009), the writings in which cover many of the different areas of craft. (more…)