This year the BA (Hons) Fashion Design Programme continues its unique collaboration with JNBY – an internationally renowned fashion brand based in Hangzhou, China; known for its ability to fuse casual aesthetics with complex and innovative approaches to design. This November second year degree students were given the opportunity to design and present a capsule collection to Russian representatives Marina Panchenko and Denis Erkhov.
Exhibitions of works by students from the British BA programmes are held traditionally at the turn of each year. Starting in the end of November a range of projects by Fine Art course students will be presented revealing their views and thoughts on contemporary art.
In July Product Design programme students finalised their work within the framework of a joint project with Nike. The task was to apply the design instrumentality in order to present the action principles of the innovative solutions: Nike Pro TurboSpeed track and field apparel, Nike Flyknit cross trainers, Nike Lunarlon weightless foam and the Nike Better World technology.
The BHSAD students (Photography. Basic course program) took part in "The Chance” creative contest organised by the Nike company. "The Chance" is a unique international program run by Nike aimed to discover talented teens dreaming of a carrier in professional football.
On July 7 the third annual show of the final project collections created by graduates from the British and Russian Fashion Design programmes took place in the small exhibition hall at ARTPLAY. Fashion Degree Show attracts fashion and design professionals and explores new talents in the world of fashion business.
Our students have been constantly achieving high results in a variety of designer competitions both in Russia and internationally. The success shows the level of a high-quality education offered by the British Higher School of Art & Design.
British Higher School of Art and Design, the leading educational institution for creative industries in Russia, and the design hub ARTPLAY are delighted to invite you to the End of Year Exhibition of students and graduates of various British undergraduate courses.
The second joint project with ASUS finished in March 2012. During several weeks a group of Product Design students guided by Course Director Dr. Umberto Giraudo were exploring ASUS brand and its target audience, analyzing competing products to create drafts of accessories that would both accentuate design of ASUS tablets and make them more comfortable to use.
The students of Fashion Design course completed the project on the brief from TVOE. The students were challenged to design a number of prints for the knitwear collection Autumn/Winter 2013. The central idea of the project was formulated as “Russian-British Nostalgia”.
On 15th of May DMI Nightout, a global event in design management and creative entrepreneurship, will take place at the British Higher School of Art and Design under support of the Design Management Institute (Boston, USA).
The British Council in cooperation with the British Higher School of Art and Design are happy to announce that the exhibition "Reconstruction: Cultural Heritage and the Making of Contemporary Fashion" will open on the 24th of April 2012 at ARTPLAY Design Centre featuring the work of seven leading UK fashion designers.
In early March our second year Fashion Design students completed work on a project for the company JNBY. Under the guidance of course director Clare Lopeman students spent a month analysing the brand, creating sketches, experimenting with form and non-standard cuts.
The BHSAD administration has received copies of our new promotional brochure which contains details about educational
programmes, teachers, students, graduates and academic projects. This year the booklet sports a fluorescent orange cover.
On 12 and 13 January the Design Centre ARTPLAY hosted Body Machine — an exhibition of work done by students of the British educational programme. First year Graphic design and Illustration students presented their interpretations of various organs of the human body.
BHSAD students recently participated in the Benetton Live Windows project which was organised with the initiative of the Italian centre for visual research Fabrica. The result of this collaboration was a series of striking video projects screening at various international festivals and events. All of these works will be shown on video-walls in Benetton stores in Moscow, Milan and Munich this summer.