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Glasgow College of Art

Posted by on January 31, 2018 – 09:05 am

Glasgow College of Art

Our new City Campus on Glasgow’s Cathedral Street is now open and welcoming new and returning students. In our new campus the Faculty is based on 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th floors. This has been specifically designed for a whole range of specialist art, design and media activities. Our brand new facilities include a wide range of learning spaces for example: Television Studio Radio Station Art and Design Studios Photography Studios IT labs with industry standard software Classrooms designed for a range of activities including media and journalism…

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Glasgow Forums

Posted by on November 24, 2017 – 06:52 am

Glasgow Forums

The overall aim of this work is to provide coordinated opportunities for mental health carers to gain knowledge and information on local and national policy and strategy developments which may impact on their caring role. The development worker supports carers to influence these developments and the people involved in making policy and delivering services to mental health carers through various awareness raising initiatives, creative engagement opportunities and representation at forums. Recent work has included the development of a Carers booklet…

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History of Art Glasgow

Posted by on November 10, 2017 – 09:25 pm

History of Art Glasgow

History of art seeks to understand how and why paintings, sculptures, buildings and works in a variety of media come to look the way they do. You will benefit from the extensive collections of the University’s library and the resources of the Hunterian, the University’s museum and art gallery, which feature the world-famous Hunter, Whistler and Mackintosh collections. In your third-year vacation you will receive a grant to assist you to visit museums, galleries and buildings relevant to your chosen course options and dissertation subject. Year 1…

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GSA Glasgow

Posted by on June 22, 2017 – 01:31 pm

GSA Glasgow

Professor Inns was appointed Director of The Glasgow School of Art in September 2013. He was previously Dean of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (DJCAD) and Director of Research for the College of Art Science & Engineering at the University of Dundee. Tom studied Engineering at Bristol University and Industrial Design Engineering at the Royal College of Art. In 1990 he was a co-founder of the Design Research Centre at Brunel University, becoming Director in 1996. He completed his PhD in 1998 and moved to DJCAD as Professor…

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Buy Art Glasgow

Posted by on June 14, 2017 – 01:10 pm

Buy Art Glasgow

The roaring twenties saw the start of the Art Deco design period, this lasted all the way through the Depression years of the 1930s. Modernity made its mark with bold, streamlined, geometric statements (think Empire State, Chrysler Building and Golden Gate Bridge), which translated beautifully into striking and sophisticated jewellery designs. Platinum reigned supreme to showcase fine white diamonds, which were often accented with calibre sapphires or black onyx. Diamond and vibrant coloured gemstone rings, and elongated dinner rings, were complimented…

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Arts in Glasgow

Posted by on May 13, 2017 – 10:31 am

Arts in Glasgow

Having just hosted the Turner Prize in 2015, Glasgow s artistic credentials have never been stronger - discover some of what makes Glasgow such a creative city with our guide to art in Glasgow below! Glasgow Art Map World-class artists are trained and based in this city and there’s artworks aplenty, both traditional and contemporary, for residents and visitors to savour. Navigate your way around the best art and design on offer with this handy Glasgow art map, also available as a pdf. Modern & Contemporary Art Spaces - From more formal gallery…

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Iconic London landmarks

Posted by on May 1, 2017 – 09:55 am

Iconic London landmarks

It s little wonder London is one of the world s top tourist destinations, attracting upward of 15 million visitors each and every year. Britain s capital city is a vibrant arts and entertainment center (its theaters are always busy), and 50 years after the Beatles, the country s music scene still rocks. London also boasts one of the planet s greatest concentrations of cultural attractions. From royal palaces to the people s parliament, from Roman ruins to castles and cathedrals, you could spend endless days exploring London s sites without ever…

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Glasgow Architectural

Posted by on April 21, 2017 – 08:39 am

Glasgow Architectural

Glasgow Architecture blog: Giving the city its identity Glasgow is a city that I have always loved to wander in, but lately I find myself more impressed than ever by its architectural beauty. Most people who know Glasgow will tell you to “look up” when walking the city streets to fully appreciate the intricate detail of the building designs. Very valid advice, but Glasgow has become so visually special nowadays that looking in any direction you like will surely leave you impressed. The city is just getting better and better. The rush towards the…

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History of Glasgow

Posted by on February 8, 2017 – 02:20 am

History of Glasgow

In conjunction with History of Britain, H2’s Facebook fans were asked to let us know which British cities’ histories they’d like to know more about. We received loads of votes, with the top cities being Glasgow, Portsmouth and Liverpool. We’re beginning with Glasgow… Glasgow in the industrial revolution In the 1820s, Glasgow’s population was growing fast, with immigrants moving to the city from the Highlands, and many fleeing from Ireland’s potato famine. The growing demographic provided the city’s industrialists with a vast pool of cheap labour…

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Architects for Home

Posted by on January 4, 2017 – 11:15 pm

Architects for Home

Shigeru Ban s Tokyo house. Image © Hiroyuki Hirai Originally published in Metropolis Magazine asInside the Homes and Workspaces of 8 Great Architects , this article shows the spaces occupied by some of the best-known architects in the world. Documented for an exhibition that will be featured at the Milan Design Week 2014, the images give a glimpse inside the private worlds of some of our favorite designers. It s a cliche that architects have messy workspaces. From chaos comes creation, so the phrase goes. But an upcoming exhibition at this year…

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