The latest stroke in the interior design of the new BHSAD building is room signs: a unique project created by Ilya Ruderman. Gigantic typography lying at the heart of the signs successfully combines directional and decorative functions.
On 27th October the opening of the HP Digital Technologies Laboratory took place. The Laboratory is set to become a meeting point of high technology and art. Here state-of-the-art HP work stations will bring cutting-edge designer ideas to fruition.
Among the plethora of works on display at the exhibition the SaloneSatellite organisers picked out 32 projects for the exposition, 4 of whose authorship belongs to BHSAD students and graduates of the Product Design course.
On 27th September, a Design Thinking Bootcamp intensive course organised by BHSAD and the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO kicked off. Product design and MBA students from both institutions are involved in the learning process at the same time.
This academic year all School staff and students will get access to the official CS5 Master Collection package, which includes such important programmes for designers as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premier etc. The contract was concluded on an Adobe official licensing agreement for academic establishments (ELA) basis.
Sofia Chernisheva, Fashion Design graduate, has begun work on the creation of a collection for Look At Me Store, a popular multi-brand Internet supermarket. She was an adward winner at the first student competitive Young Fashion Design Award exhibition conducted among BHSAD students.
The annual exhibition-competition for design pathway graduates: D&AD Student Awards organized by the British Art Directors Club has come to an end. We are very pleased that for the last three seasons the jury of such a definitive competition has not overlooked the outcomes of BHSAD students.
On June 5, 2010, during the Open Day an awards ceremony was held for the winners of Karim Rashid Inspiration competition. The latter was organised by ASUS in collaboration with British High School of Arts and Design. Five students of the Product Design course received three main prizes and two People's Choice awards.
Results of the sixth design and advertising competition ADCR Awards 2010 have been announced recently. Winners in the Student of the Year/Young Creators category are two students of the Visual Communications course at BHSAD.
The British Higher School of Art and Design has kept up a partnership with international design agency Pearlfisher for several years. Our students have visited their London office twice, and a week after the last visit the entire Level 1 Graphic Design & Illustration group, tutored by Tim Simmons and Dmitry Karpov, worked on a brief from this well-known agency.
Students from both level one and two on the Interior and Spatial Design course have done well in competitions recently. First years Anna Chitkarova and Anna Tsoy were both short-listed for the London Design Museum ‘Design Factory’ competition for a project exploring human-centred design. And Maria Semchenko, a second level part-timer, was short-listed for the ProjectNEXT and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) competition for an eco-design interior.
The Fashion Design Course Leader has now established her studio in Moscow and is launching her A/W debut collection as part of the British Council's British Designers day at Russian Fashion Week on April 2, showing alongside Osman Yousefzada, PPQ and Eley Kishimoto.
Ekaterina Khramkova, a lecturer on the Design Management course, has recently become a regular design columnist for Harvard Business Review Russia, a popular monthly magazine focussing on different aspects of business and management.
Vladimir Yuzbashev, who teaches on BA Interior and Spatial Design course and is also a practising architect and designer, has received the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2009, a prestigious international design award. Vladimir claimed a prize in the Home Furniture nomination.
Three Moscow art venues are to host exhibitions by young graphic artists and designers on the eve of New Year's holidays. The artworks were created by students of Graphic Design & Illustration course mentored by Tim Simmons, the ever-restless and charismatic Brit.
An annual awards ceremony for Bachelor and Master graduates of Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries of University of Herrfordshire was held on November 11 in St Albans. This year 11 BA (Bachelor of Arts) degrees were awarded to the students of the British Higher School of Art & Design.
On November, 14 "The First Designer's Forum" will be held in Ekepeople-Moscow showroom. Anna Chernykh and Vladimir Tilinin, Course Directors of Fashion Design course, as well as a tutor Alyona Arefyeva, will be delivering a lecture "Fashion and Cinema. Cinema and Fashion".
On the 22nd of October Transitions exhibition will open at Flacon Factory bringing together four British artists. Each artist has individually responded to the theme of transition in diverse and alternative ways.
On September 10, Clare Lopeman, designer and curator of the Fashion Design programme of the British Higher School of Art and Design, gave a lecture in TsUM (Central Department Store). During the event all participants could speak out their opinions on fashion industry and get answers to any, however provocative, questions.
On the 5th of September AdverType exhibition will open. The aim of the exposition is to promote typography and typeface design, and to acquaint a vast number of professionals with interesting artefacts collected during the last 20 years.
The latest news of our graduates' success! Ilya Kalimulin, who this year graduated from Visual Communication course headed by Leonid Slavin and Natalya Kuzmina, became the winner of "Create Your Future" contest for the best design of the Miller beer can.
Two former students of the School who by now have graduated from the partner University of Hertfortshire – Ekaterina Tyutyunnik and Christopher Banks – were among the winners of the famous British Young Creative Network contest.
The D&AD New Blood exhibition for design graduates has just wrapped up in London. It is the event where the British Higher School of Art & Design annually presents the works of its best Graphic Design students. For the second year in a row the projects of BHSAD students are put on the shortlist of D&AD Student Awards.
Early June the students of the British Higher School of Art & Design made a regular study trip to Great Britain. This time 12 students of BA Fashion Design course visited London accompanied by Course Director Clare Lopeman and Alexandra Saukova and Irina Shakina, technicians of the BHSAD fashion design workshop.
The British Higher School of Art & Design has successfully hosted a grand exhibition of works of the British higher school students that displayed projects in the following areas: Graphic Design, Illustration, Product Design, Fashion Design and Interior Design.
The grand exhibition of British higher education specialities was followed by the exhibition of students' projects in the course Foundation Art & Design — the first stage in receiving the bachelor's degree.
The working page of Type & Typography course contains diploma projects of the graduates. You can both see the final results and study each project more closely – the site provides PDF promo brochures for each of them.
This year’s program surpassed all expectations and included acquaintance with collections of world-renowned museums and art galleries, a visit to the partner University of Hertfordshire as well as visits to and meetings with representatives of London leading design companies.