We are so lucky, to have on our doorstep, the most wonderful Holburne Museum
The Holburne Museum (formerly known as the Holburne of Menstrie Museum and the Holburne Museum of Art) is located in Sydney Pleasure Gardens, Bath, Somerset, England. The city’s first public art gallery, the Grade I listed building is home to fine and decorative arts built around the collection of Sir William Holburne. Artists in the collection include Gainsborough, Guardi, Stubbs, Ramsay and Zoffany.
Last evening saw the opening of Tapestry:Here and Now
A really comprehensive and exciting show.Our students are lucky to have such prestigious exhibitions on our doorstep.
Pictured here are some of the beautiful pieces from an international contribution
June 10th -18th 10-5pm Bath School of Art and Design UK.
You are invited, please come along and join us in the celebration of this work
This is the work of the graduating students who have specialised in weave, manipulation,knit and embroidery.
Bath School of Art and Design UK
Shows open 10-18th June 10-5 pm
Textile Design for Fashion and Interiors 4th Floor
You are welcome
Third year Student Amelia Anderson is the nationwide winner of the Silk Bureau’s 2017 print competition
Very many congratulations.
Today Amelia, Amanda the course leader and Imelda, a senior lecturer, were treated to an illuminating day at the print studio and on the factory floor.
We were made to feel most welcome and Amelia seeing her design printed was the icing on the cake.
Thank you Silk Bureau,we enjoyed every minute of your hospitality.
The most glorious natural colours are being hand dyed using natural wool and raw materials.
Such delicate colours being produced
We continue to work with industry to broaden the student experience.
Yesterday was no exception.
Work presented showed the depth and breadth of the wonderful textiles produced by the 3rd year TEXTILE DESIGN FOR FASHION AND INTERIORS STUDENTS
Here is a taste of the work that will be on show here, at Bath School of Art and Design, at beginning of June and again at New Designers at the end of June
First year making colour their own.
A less conventional approach
Textile Design for Fashion and Interiors are always pleased and excited to be working with industry and business and our latest contacts are no exception.
We were warmly welcomed to their headquarters last week and thoroughly enjoyed our tour of their factory and studio.
The staff were extremely knowledgeable and shared information willingly.
We look forward to our future joint projects and student support.
The design studios. Textiles and graphics students work side by side.
The digital machines work alongside roller printers
We meet up with an ex student who is now working for the company.
Colour is an essential and exacting part of the design process
Vital colour matching
Essential colour mixing in all departments
Getting the colour exact
Colour matching.The programme analyses the colour ration and adjusts according to the entered requirements.
Varying widths and weights of paper are used depending on the final use of the printed and or embossed surface covering
The vast array of papers in varying widths and weights
Design, colour and printing
Mixing the coating
Preparing the PVC coating.This type of surface in mainly used in contract orders for commercial venues such as hotels,cruise ships, hospitals and module homes.
The fabric base is away from the selvedge once the material has been coated
Random swatches taken for colour analysis.
Three wallpaper drops are examined for variation in colour, printing or any other inherent faults
Racks of embossing cylinders
Looking at registration and repeat
Bespoke wallpaper for clients
Samples designs for the contract market.
and finally the boardroom