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Work in Progress by new EAST Member Vinny Stapley

I am fascinated by intertidal zone plants, these delicate natural forms that grow in glorious overlapping profusion, their network of roots literally ‘meshing’ together our fragile coastline, reducing the destructive energy of the sea as it flows in and around them. I have found an analogy between these root networks and the ‘world wide web’ […]

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A brief glimpse at The Prize

EAST are really lucky to have as our mentor Anthea Godfrey. Here she is speaking to Hand & Lock’s Communication Manager, Robert McCaffrey about The Prize 2020 on her involvement as a judge for their annual competition and why it is important to get the brief right. For more information visit Hand & Lock’s Prize […]

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Kimono continued – techniques and design influence

decorated embroidery on kimono

Following on from Susan’s blog I thought I would write a little more about some of the different techniques and influences we learned about at the V&A ‘Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk’ exhibition. As seen above, the kimono is fairly simple in structure – strips of cloth joined and unlike western style dress of the time, […]

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Delightful Dior

detail of Le Bal des Artistes

I may have left visiting ‘Christian Dior: Designers of Dreams’ at the V&A Museum to the last few weeks, but for me the timing was absolutely perfect. With no E.A.S.T deadlines, and approval from my supervisor that my university research was coming together well, planning a day off with a good friend (and fellow E.A.S.Tie, […]

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