Design and crafts

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Creative arts courses at English universities face funding cut
Education secretary Gillian Keegan will also squeeze funding for programmes to widen access to higher education

Richard Adams Education editor

04, Apr, 2024 @5:44 PM

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University of the Arts London: a creative champion rising up the rankings
University of the Arts London brings together some of the most reputable art schools, and it’s soaring up the league table.

Richard Adams

09, Sep, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Steuart Padwick obituary
Sculptor and furniture designer whose bespoke pieces and bestselling ranges were marked by a punning lightheartedness

Charles Darwent

21, Apr, 2023 @11:46 AM

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Weird and wonderful: how to buy objects that bring joy to your home
You might think an architecture critic would surround himself with designer ornaments, instead Rowan Moore collects unique objects that defy the rules of good taste

Rowan Moore

07, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Naomi Waldman obituary
Other Lives: Ceramicist whose elegant mid-20th century vase designs were reproduced by Habitat in the 2000s

Michael Waldman

24, Feb, 2021 @6:45 PM

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David Carter obituary
Industrial designer whose projects ranged from the definitive Stanley knife to Le Shuttle, carrying vehicles under the Channel

Jonathan Glancey

23, Dec, 2020 @4:14 PM

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Stuart Durant obituary
Other lives: Lecturer and author of books on design and architectural history

Owen Durant

01, Oct, 2020 @5:21 PM

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‘The coat was made with latex offcuts’: the student designers making do in lockdown
Strange times bring surprising solutions: five next-generation creatives, as chosen by the Guardian fashion team

13, Jun, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Career paths: how these apprentices from the 1990s reached the top
Now with successful careers or running their own businesses, former apprentices explain how the schemes helped them

Sue George

03, Feb, 2020 @6:30 PM

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How crafts are fusing tradition with innovation
As the UK’s creative sector booms, demand for the skills of qualified craftspeople is surging

Lucy Jolin

28, Jan, 2020 @12:01 PM

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John Penfold obituary
Other lives: Design and woodwork teacher who became a lecturer at Brunel University

Sarah Feazey

31, Dec, 2019 @5:35 PM

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Richard Snell obituary
Ergonomic furniture designer whose creations are found across the world, from concert halls to care homes

Richard Biddiscombe

13, Nov, 2019 @12:19 PM

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