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.Kota Okuda Jewellery

Congratulations to BA Jewellery Design student Kota Okuda, who has been announced as the winner of the 2014 Swarovski Scholarship. The award allows the recipient to realise their design visions through financial support throughout the final year of their BA course.

Kota’s work was selected after the judges were attracted to his work which challenges not only the idea of jewelry design, but also the juxtaposition of British and American ethnic culture

Having been announced as the winner of the Freedom at Topshop’s collaboration with CSM BAJD earlier this year, Evie Armstong Clarke’s success has continued to steadily rocket over the past few months.

She has been interviewed and profiled by i-D, Harper’s Bazaar, Time Out, The Independent and the BBC to name but a few!

Evie Armstrong Clarke for CSM x Freedom at Topshop

Evie Armstrong Clarke (left) for CSM x Freedom at Topshop

Evie’s winning collection was launched in September at Topshop’s flagship store in Oxford Circus. It is on sale there and online

We live in times of extraordinary change in which futures are opening up before us that are uncertain and volatile. Restless Futures is a 12 month long series of events, seminars and exhibitions at Central Saint Martins and explores how creativity might engage in societal transformation. Culminately in a major conference in 2015 the programme is well underway, most recently with a major exhibition in CSM’s Lethaby Gallery as part of the London Design Festival, which included the work of 2014 graduates, Nadja Fedatova, Ruiyin Lin, Ekaterina Polikarpova.

Nadia Fedatova  Creatures necklace

Nadja Fedatova
Creatures Necklace

Ruiyin Lin D.R Bangle #1, part of Time Machined collection Photography: Packshot and Stills Ltd

Ruiyin Lin
D.R Bangle #1, part of Time Machined collection
Photography: Packshot and Stills Ltd

Ekaterina Polikarpova This Match Is Made in Heaven Photography Nadya Borovikova

Ekaterina Polikarpova
This Match Is Made in Heaven
Photography Nadya Borovikova

Find out more about Restless Futures here: http://www.arts.ac.uk/csm/csm-culture/restless-futures/

Success continues to come for this year’s graduates Fortuna Weeks and Jessie Seo as they were selected to showcase their work at Bright Young Gems stand at IJL, this year held at Olympia Exhibition Centre, London, 6th to 8th September.

Fortuna Weeks Necklace

Fortuna Weeks
Necklace

Jessie Seo Necklace

Jessie Seo
Necklace

Now in its ninth year, the initiative is founded by International Jewellery London with a reputation for consistently unveiling future stars of the industry, providing emerging designers with a unique commercial platform as they establish themselves.