Pictoplasma GIFs

Pictoplasma GIFs

What was once old is now new, the GIF is the perfect case and point for this. The humble moving image/still graphic file format created to allow movement and animation to exist on the early web, has found a second life on social media of recent years. Our current stage 2 Communication Design Students have […]

Dundee the source of inspiration for talented Gray’s fashion student

Dundee the source of inspiration for talented Gray’s fashion student

An aspiring young fashion designer from Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art is making waves with her edgy clothing range, inspired by the city of Dundee and the Mid Craigie estate where she grew up. Tilly Longworth (23) left Braeview Academy at 15 to pursue her creative dream which had been sparked by […]

Gray’s School of Art collaborates with Montrose Rope & Sail to support diversification

Gray’s School of Art collaborates with Montrose Rope & Sail to support diversification

Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art is joining forces with Angus-based design and manufacturers, Montrose Rope & Sail, as the company looks to break into new high-end markets. The organisations will work together for two years under a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to develop a product range that is design–led, builds on heritage […]

Insectopedia & Remake Balenciaga

Insectopedia & Remake Balenciaga

Stage 2 Fashion and Textiles students are currently exhibiting work from two exciting projects, Insectopedia and Remake Balenciaga. Taking inspiration from the insect world and drawing from research material gathered at the Aberdeen University Zoology department. The works on show vary hugely and showcase the second year students efforts at what is still an early […]

Workshops – Printmaking

Workshops – Printmaking

If a building could have a room that was a workhorse, then the workshops in an art school would be that horse. Gray’s is no exception to this, and one of the primary workshops for both Contemporary Art Practice and Communication Design are the printmaking workshops. Printmaking is the art of making reproducable artworks using […]

MAKE

MAKE

Making, is important, really important. Making things is a way of thinking in physical objects, you learn about materials and what they can do. You respond to the possibilities that a material or process present, and through doing, change what you perceive is possible. For people within the art school environment, making is second nature. […]

2017 Communication Design

2017 Communication Design

In this weeks #TBT, lets revisit the 2017 Degree show for Communication Design. A noticeably broad range of work was on display, from 360 VR video through to classic illustration and layout design. As always we wish all our graduating students the very best as they enter industry, either as creatives in their own right […]

Leading safety training firm helping to train talent of tomorrow

Leading safety training firm helping to train talent of tomorrow

A leading safety training firm has played host to a group of youngsters participating in a specialist employability programme, highlighting the importance of training future talent. Falck Safety Services UK (Falck), which has 35 training centres across the world, welcomed the group of 16-19 year-olds to its state-of-the-art premises in Aberdeen, participating in the Positive […]

3DD – Degree Show Preview

3DD – Degree Show Preview

Today we have a sneak peak at what the 3 Dimensional Design students will be showcasing as part of their Degree show. The broad range of work includes ceramics, furniture, zoetropes and jewellery. The Degree Show will be open to the public from the 17th – 24th of June

2017 Graduate Fashion Show

2017 Graduate Fashion Show

The Fashion and Textiles stage 4 students recently held their graduate fashion show. The show is part of the degree show tradition and provides the best opportunity to see the students garments and collections. The show was the culmination of 4 years of hard work and honing their skills, but the results speak for themselves. […]