Monthly Archives: May 2015

Statement accessories have been a huge trend for a while now, accessories can take an outfit from plain to extraordinary. Join stylists and the shortlisted group of Central Saint Martins third-year students from BA Jewellery Design, who have recently designed pieces for the Swarovski Design Project, to look at the art of wearing stunning accessories. Read More


Akiko Shinzato was awarded the Swarovski Prize for 2015, at the V&A connects event last Friday. Special mentions were given to Dennis Song and Jessica Pass.

Coinciding with the Savage Beauty exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, third year Central Saint Martins BA Jewellery Design students collaborated with Swarovski on Alexander McQueen inspired pieces for this year’s Swarovski Award project.

More details and images from the evening are covered in an article by 1 Granary magazine. This year’s award was judged by the team from Swarovski, and Sonnet Stanfill, curator at the V&A.

The 10 shortlisted finalists work is on display in Gallery 25 until the 31st May 2015 as The Swarovski Design Project.


Course Leader of BA Jewellery Design, Caroline Broadhead and collaborator, Angela Woodhouse present Sighted, a solo dance with a fine level of detail and intimacy generated through the interplay of dance, materials and light.

Sighted is performed by Stine Nilsen, offers a highly charged and atmospheric audience experience to an intimate audience of 20. The performance will be repeated at the following times:

  • Friday 8 May 12.00, 14.00 , 14.30
  • Saturday 9 May 12.30, 14.00 , 14.30, 16.00
  • Sunday 10 May 12.30, 14.00, 14.30, 16.00
  • Monday 11 May 12.00, 13.00

“Breathtaking”, Time Out (Sighted at Royal Opera House)

The piece was last presented in London at Sadler’s Wells as part of ‘Sampled’ 2011. Sighted has been supported by Arts Council England, Middlesex University, The Palace Theatre/ROH Deloitte Ignite, London and Central Saint Martins.

Find out more about the fair here, visit the ‘Special Features at Collect’ tab for more details of this event.