Royal College of Art
The Royal College of Art is a very special kind of ideas factory. As the world's only wholly postgraduate university institution of art and design we specialize in teaching and research, offering MA, MPhil and Ph.D. degrees across the disciplines of fine art, applied art, design, communications, and humanities.
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News About Royal College of Art
RCA & Topshop Collaborate for New Boutique
The Interior Design MA programme at the RCA has teamed up with retail brand Topshop to re-design the Boutique area of its Oxford Street store in time for London Fashion Week in February.
Show RCA 2012
This year, the Royal College of Art's annual summer show will include work by the greatest number of graduating students in the College's 175 year history.
Royal College of Art Celebrates Its 175th Anniversary
In 2012 the Royal College of Art will be celebrating its dodransbicentennial - 175 years since it was founded in 1837.
Helen Hamlyn Design Awards 2011
Life-enhancing innovations to help people with visual impairments to navigate the internet, wheelchair users to negotiate the urban environment, autistic children to communicate and diabetics to manage their condition, were among the award-winning projects created by graduating Masters students at the…
Adam Phillips: Former Lego Designer Wins Pilkington Vehicle Design Awards
A former toy designer has scooped top honours at this year's Pilkington Vehicle Design Awards at the Royal College of Art, for his new concept on the modern family car that uses iPad-style technology.
Fashion First with Bentley
Student designers from London's Royal College of Art (RCA) have created a cutting-edge series of inspirational designs for women in a unique project with Bentley.
Royal College of Art Graduate Shows 2011
The Royal College of Art's 2011 graduate summer shows will take place simultaneously across the College's two campuses in Battersea and Kensington from June 24 to July 3, 2011.
Sustain: Sustainable Art and Design at the Royal College of Art
Sustain is a showcase for the work, issues and arguments that relate to the ever-more-complex arena of sustainability within the Royal College of Art.
Royal College of Art 2010 Graduate Shows
The Royal College of Art's annual graduate summer shows take place as four separate exhibitions this year across the College's two campuses in Kensington and Battersea.
Bentleys of the Future Finalists
Some of the world's best young designers from London's Royal College of Art (RCA) have created a series of remarkable "Bentleys of the Future" designs in a unique partnership with the famous British company.
StickSafe: Student Design Could Save the NHS up to GBP160 Million a Year
According to NHS experts, an ingenious new device will not only help save lives, but could also save the NHS GBP160 million every year.
Prospectus 2010/11: MA in Critical Writing in Art and Design
In October 2010 the Royal College of Art in London will launch a new MA programme in Critical Writing in Art and Design.
Opel Works with Royal College of Art Students to Design Future Mobility
In celebration of the 40th year of the UK's Royal College of Art (RCA) Vehicle Design course, Opel is sponsoring a competition for students.
Royal College of Art Student Wins Best Automotive Interior Design Award
Royal College of Art student, Pierre Sabas, has won the Best Overall Automotive Interior Design award at last week's renowned Interior Motives Design Awards, Paris.
Include 2009: Inclusive Design Into Innovation
The RCA Helen Hamlyn Centre announced a Call for Papers for Include 2009, Inclusive design into innovation: transforming practice in design, research and business, to be held at the Royal College of Art, London from 5 to 8 April 2009.
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Refugee Shelter Named Best Design of 2016 by Design Museum
Better Shelter has been named the Beazley Design of the Year by Design Museum for its outstanding contribution towards the global issue of population displacement.
Winners of the 2015 RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships
The Royal Institute of British Architects has revealed the five winners of the 2015 RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships.
Design Museum Buries Time Capsule to Mark Start of Relocation to Kensington
To mark the ground breaking of the new Design Museum at the former Commonwealth Institute, a time capsule will be buried in the foundations of the new building.
Bill Moggridge Passes Away at 69
Bill Moggridge, director of the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum since 2010, died Sept. 8, following a battle with cancer. He was 69 years old.
BIID Wraps Up Successful Conference
The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) has enjoyed a successful debut for its inaugural one-day conference, "Celebrating British Design" which took place recently at RIBA HQ, London.
Sue Timney Elected British Institute of Interior Design President
The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) elected Sue Timney as its new President for the year 2012/13 to take over from Diana Yakeley.
Barber Osgerby Wins Design of the Year Award for the London 2012 Olympic Torch
British design studio Barber Osgerby have won the Design of the Year 2012 for their stunning design of the London 2012 Olympic Torch. The overall winner was chosen from 89 entries to claim the winning title.
The 2012 Designs of the Year
The Design Museum announced the longlist for the fifth annual Designs of the Year Awards. Showcasing a year in design, the 2012 longlist is a celebration of the best in global designs.
Royal Designers for Industry 2011
Six of the UK's best designers are to be recognised for their outstanding contribution to design and society by becoming Royal Designers for Industry (RDI) at an award ceremony held at the RSA on November 17.
TYPO London 2011: Places
This autumn London will host a spectacular new annual design conference. From October 20 to 22 TYPO London will bring together the creme de la creme of international design for an inspirational event that transcends the restraints of a typical trade conference.
Design Districts and Destinations at London Design Festival 2011
This year, the London Design Festival is focused around six Design Districts, each celebrating their own particular contribution to the world of design in London.
Results of the Design for the Real World Redux Competition
The Museum of Arts and Design in New York, the Victor J. Papanek Foundation at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, and the Austrian Cultural Forum New York announced the finalists and winners of the Design for the Real World - inaugural competition supporting environmentally sustainable and socially…
Autodesk Design Award Showcases Use of 3D Software for Futuristic Automotive Design
Autodesk announced the winner of the Autodesk Design Award in Ferrari's international student design competition, the Ferrari World Design Contest.
Joseph Deane of the RCA awarded RIBA Stephen Williams Scholarship 2011
Joseph Deane, a student at the Royal College of Art (RCA), has been awarded the third RIBA Stephen Williams Scholarship to complete his MA in Architecture.
56 Cities Show Interest in World Design Capital Designation for 2014
The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced a landmark for the World Design Capital (WDC) initiative as a record 56 cities in 24 countries have expressed interest in the 2014 designation as applications closed on March 31, 2011.
2011 ADAA Jury and Semifinalists Announced for Period I
The Adobe Design Achievement Awards announced its panel of judges for 2011.
Call for Applications for the World Design Capital 2014 Designation
The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) is currently inviting cities to submit applications for the World Design Capital (WDC) 2014 designation - a biennial international appointment that is conferred to a city for the period of one year, in recognition of its achievements…
Smart Design Appoints Heather Martin as Director of Interaction Design
Smart Design announced that Heather Martin joins the firm as Director of Interaction Design for their studio in Barcelona, Spain.
Martin Smith: Father of Kinetic Design Shapes the Next-Generation Ford Focus
As the latest expression of kinetic design makes its debut in the shape of the next-generation Ford Focus, its creator reflects on how this new design language that transformed the Ford product range in Europe could now have the same impact worldwide.
Mat Hunter Joins Design Council as Chief Design Officer
Mat Hunter, former Partner of international design consultancy IDEO, has been appointed as Chief Design Officer for the Design Council, one of the most influential design positions in the UK.
Design Bugs Out: Design Council Unveils New Designs for Hospital Furniture and Equipment
Prototypes of innovative new designs for existing hospital furniture and equipment, aimed at helping the fight against MRSA and other Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAIs), will be unveiled today by the Design Council.