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MA Material Futures student Sabrina Kraus features in The Guardian degree show highlights

MA Material Futures student Sabrina Kraus features in The Guardian degree show highlights

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Join us for Degree Show Two: 18 – 22 June 2014

Time for the final Show! MA Material Futures postgraduates will present their final work as part of Central Saint Martins’ Show 2 : 18 – 22 June 2014

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MA Material Futures student Sophie Rowley in USP

MA Material Futures student Sophie Rowley and her ‘Second Life Material’ in USP

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MA Material Futures student Marlene Huissoud in USP

MA Material Futures student Marlene Huissoud and her “beautiful Objects from Insects” in USP

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MA Material Futures students in LS:N Global

MA Material Futures 2nd Year student Sabrina Kraus Lopez & Zuzana Gombosova in LS:N Global

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Dahea Sun, MA Material Futures Graduates nominated for the Designpreis Halle 2014

Dahea Sun, MA Material Futures Graduates nominated for the Designpreis Halle 2014 for her ‘Rain Palette Umbrella’ developed whilst on the course.

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ONLY A FEW PLACES LEFT IN MA MATERIAL FUTURES

Apply now for MA Material Futures at the world- renowned and recognized Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. Only a few places left, send your application now before it gets too late!

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MAMF First Year Tutor at the United Nations

MA MF First Year Tutor Nelly Ben Hayoun is off to Vienna at the United Nations on 19th June. Ben Hayoun will take part in the Fifty-seventh session of the United Nations’ Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

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MA Material Futures graduate Amy Pliska in this month’s Hole & Corner magazine

MA Material Futures graduate, Amy Pliska, is in this month’s Hole & Corner magazine.

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Feature on MAMF Graduate Eliza Strozyk on Creative Review

A very interesting feature on Creative Review about MA Material Futures Graduate Eliza Strozyk.
“While Strozyk’s creations don’t claim to have the same tactile appeal, they challenge our expectations of how certain materials can be used; and indeed how they feel.”

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ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND AWARDS EXCEPTIONAL AWARD TO DISASTER PLAYGROUND

Nelly Ben Hayoun, MA Material Futures First Year Tutor, and her new project Disaster Playground won the Arts Council England Exceptional Award.

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MA Material Futures graduate Carolina Agudelo is awarded the ‘Lápiz de Acero Prize’ for the best of Colombian Design

MA Material Futures graduate Carolina Agudelo is awarded the ‘Lápiz de Acero Prize’ for the best of Colombian Design

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MA Material Futures course leader Caroline Till in Istanbul

Course Leader Caroline Till will be presenting the course MA Material Futures and work of recent graduates at the GREAT Festival of Creativity in Istanbul, Tuesday 20th May 2014.

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MA Material Futures course founder Carole Collet awarded a professorship

MA Material Futures course founder Carole Collet has been awarded a professorship in Design for Sustainabl Futures at Central Saint Martins.

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MA Material Futures YR2 student Felicity Taylor interviewed on the Guardian

MA Material Futures YR2 student Felicity Taylor interviewed on the Guardian on fundraising for MA Material Futures catalogue. This year our students have exceeded their goal of £3,000 on Kickstarter!

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kickstart MA Material Futures catalogue

MA Material Futures students are asking your support to kickstart their graduation catalogue. This will be our last cohort graduating under the title Textile Futures.

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Open Days at Central Saint Martins, 28th May 2014

Course specific open days at Central Saint Martins are an opportunity for prospective applicants to meet tutors, staff and current students. You’ll be able to ask questions, find out about our courses, see the studios and facilities and get a taste of the atmosphere of Central Saint Martins.

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MA Material Futures tutor Nelly Ben Hayoun appointed BFI (British Film Institute) Project Ambassador

MA Material Futures tutor Nelly Ben Hayoun has been appointed BFI (British Film Institute) Project Ambassador as part of the Things to Come: Science Fiction forthcoming event at the BFI, London, 20th October to December 2014, London.

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Recent graduates on ArchDaily

Some great coverage of recent graduates on ArchDaily:
http://www.archdaily.com/503641/seaweed-salt-potatoes-and-more-seven-unusual-materials-with-architectural-applications/

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MA Material Futures tutor new project in Production

Nelly Ben Hayoun, MA Material Futures First Year tutor new project ‘Disaster Playground’ is currently in production in the USA.

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MA Material Futures tutor Nelly Ben Hayoun speaking at What Design Can Do

MA Material Futures tutor Nelly Ben Hayoun speaking at What Design Can Do International Design Conference: What Design Can Do in Amsterdam on Thursday 8th May 2014

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MAMF Natsai Chieza in WIRED

‘Faber Futures’ bacteria textile dying project by recent graduate Natsai Chieza is in WIRED magazine

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MAMF Graduate Helene Combal Weiss working in collaboration with fashion designer Minki Cheng

MAMF Graduate Helene Combal Weiss working on material research and development for fashion label Minki Cheng

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New work by NACL Studio, MA MF Graduates Lynsey Coke & Natsai Chieza

New work by NACL Studio, MA MF Graduates Lynsey Coke & Natsai Chieza http://www.naclstudio.com/Foraged

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MA MF graduate Ann Kristin Abel on Postmatter.com

Great feature about recent graduate Ann Kristin Abel on Postmatter.com:
http://postmatter.com/currents/mind-and-body/#/

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Zero Waste Fashion & Textile Design

A seminar organized by the Textile Futures Research Center at Central St Martins. Four of the world’s leading zero waste fashion and textile design researchers will be giving a lecture seminar and master class at Chelsea College of Arts.

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Neil Harbisson-Talk

Neil Harbisson, MA Material Futures Designer in residence will be giving a talk in Central St Martins on March 17th 2014 at 6:30pm

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BYE BYE HOMO SAPIENS SYMPOSIUM

MA Material Futures is hosting the “Bye Bye Homo- Sapiens: reflection of future humans” At Central Saint Martins on Thursday 6th March with world renowned designers in the field of wearable technology and scientists, ethicists, paleontologist etc… !

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Cyborg Neil Harbisson appointed MA Material Futures Designer in Residence

MA Material Futures is honored to announce the appointment of Cyborg Neil Harbisson as MA MF Designer in Residence !

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MA TEXTILE FUTURES BECOME MA MATERIAL FUTURES!

NAME CHANGE! MA Textile Futures is now called MA Material Futures. We’ve always believed ‘textiles’ to encompass a broad approach to materiality, and to better reflect the multidisciplinary nature of our work we have changed our course title.

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FranklinTill New website UP and RUNNING!

MA Material Futures Course Leader Caroline Till and her studio: FranklinTill has a new website. Check it out on http://www.franklintill.com/
FranklinTill Studio is a multidisciplinary design studio bridging research, forecasting and creative direction

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Nelly Ben Hayoun speaking at SXSW, AUSTIN, USA

MA Material Futures First Year Tutor Nelly Ben Hayoun is talking at world renowned festival SXSW Interactive on 11th march 2014. With 35,000 expected attendants, it is one of the major event for digital, design, music, film and creative industries.

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Nelly Ben Hayoun speaking at WOW, Southbank Center, London

Nelly Ben Hayoun, MA Material Futures First Year tutor will be speaking on 7th March 2013 at Southbank Center, London, as part of Women of the World Festival 2014. WOW is a packed weekend that both celebrates the incredible achievements of women, and looks at the most potent topics for women today.

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‘Big Data- Designing with the materials of life’ Opening

Hope you can join us for the private view closing event of our current ‘Big Data- Designing with the materials of life’ project in the Lethaby Gallery at CSM on Wednesday 12th February

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Nelly Ben Hayoun speaking at Webstock, New Zealand

Nelly Ben Hayoun, First Year Tutor in MA Material Futures is speaking at Webstock, In New Zealand on 11th February 2014.

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FranklinTill Studio and Heimtextil 2014

FranklinTill Studio, the design studio co-founded by MA Textile Futures Course Leader Caroline Till, has recently designed and directed the Heimtextil 2014 Trend exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany

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MA Textile Futures display

When Science Meets Design by MA Textile Futures- To coincide with the ‘Big Data’ exhibition project Textile Futures are displaying work by recent graduates exploring a science-driven design narrative within the crossing at CSM, Kings Cross.

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The Living Factory: Designing and Manufacturing with Synthetic Biology

Central Saint Martins, Textile Futures Research Centre (TFRC) and InCrops are holding an evening of talks and discussion on the opportunities, risks and challenges associated with designing and manufacturing with synthetic biology horizon 2050.
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Big Data: Designing with the Materials of Life

This real time exhibition investigates how leading research in biology could inform the design of future sustainable materials, products, services and architecture. For the first time at Central Saint Martins, the Lethaby Gallery presents a live project involving MA Textile Futures designers and the Interactive Architecture Lab (GAD RC3) from the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL in which the public is invited to witness the secrets of design thinking and making informed by biological sciences.

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Disaster Playground: A Pre-Enactment

MA Textile Futures First Year Tutor Nelly Ben Hayoun is having a solo exhibition on the development of her new project Disaster Playground

31/01/2014 to 28/02/2014

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