Exciting work designed and made by both 2nd year and graduating Jewellery & Silversmithing students from the ‘Bespoke and Make Studio’ at The Cass. The pieces are inspired by and reflect an individually chosen song. The selection of songs were originally pressed by the EMI record label in their vinyl factory based in Hayes, Middlesex.
I decide to make a love token. I took impressions of shapes from my acrylic painting, and then through the process of lost wax casting, created the final work.
Links black Africa with white Britons, rural tribes with urban tribes, raw and re-used material. Informed by the sounds, attitudes and mores of The Sex Pistols' 'Anarchy in the UK'
Locket is inspired by The Beatles song 'I will'. The words have been immortalised in white enamel on the locket. The locket also contains a silhouette of a woman.
One of the typical travellers musical instruments, the tambourine is the essence of the most distinctive features of the Gypsy nation: extreme emotions, drive, movement and musicality.
In my piece I tried to express melodic lyricism versus the sharpness of Kate's voice in my object. I went for very calming round shapes featuring sharp edges and a splash of red enamel.
A brooch which plays with the movement of the music, it moves and changes its shape as the music changes rhythm. The brooch combines vinyl rigidity and fluidity of music.
The design was inspired by The Beatles song, ‘Taxman’. I chose a bracelet for its round shape as it is never ending. Just like the money we always have to pay the Taxman.
Left: Carol Sing, 'Box' Song: 'Chopin' Right: Jennifer Marcal, 'Floating Visions' Song: 'The Way You Look Tonight', Frank Sinatra
Left: Imogen Allan, 'Interlocked' Song: 'Wouldn't it be nice', Beach Boys Right: Josephine Louisa Wood, 'Teardrop' Song: 'The Man in the Station', John Martyn
Left: Jane Sprague, ' Coronet Napkin' Ring Song: An extract from the ballet 'Swan Lake", Tchaikovsky Right: Deborah Belli, 'Rebirth' Song: 'Atom Heart Mother', Pink Floyd
Left: Chris Townsend, 'A Start and an End' Song: 'Time', Pink Floyd Right: Jayne Fowler, '3.41' Song: 'Ebony and Ivory', Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney
Left: Kajsa Malmstrom, 'Sump Earcuff' Song: 'Sump', Celia Hempton Right: Graham Stapleton, 'Kerenhapptic' Song: 'Any Colour You Like', Pink Floyd
Left: Catherine Hart, 'The Great Gig in the Sky' Song: 'The Great Gig in the Sky', Pink Floyd Right: Maciek Szpicer, 'Nothing' Song: 'Black and Tan Fantasies', Duke Ellington
Recent news from The Cass
The Cass students think outside the box at iconic London art venues.
The Cass annual festival of employability and entrepreneurship.
Staff members recognised for outstanding contribution within the University.
A Cass Architecture alumnus, Alex Scott-Whitby has been announced as the winner of the London Festival of Architecture’s Modern Maypole competition in the centre of London.
The acclaimed actor and writer, Richard Katz, visits Cass Theatre Arts students to discuss his experience of working in the performing arts industry.
Thursday, 14 December, 3-8pm
The twelfth annual open studios at Calcutta House features exhibition by Fine Art BA and Photography BA students and a pop up exhibition by first year architects.
Musarc, the architectural choir/research project based at The Cass, has announced details of their 2017 Christmas Concert.
Students from The Cass recently participated in Window Wanderland, an international festive initiative developed by a Cass alumna.
Foundation students at The Cass exhibit over 2000 sculptures in pop-up plasticine exhibition
The Winter Graduation ceremony saw hundreds of London Met graduands celebrate their academic achievements at London’s Barbican Centre.
Sarah Jane Wilson, who studied Creative Writing at London Met, will have her debut novel published in 2018.
Denise Lewis, a recent Textile Design BA graduate, has won a competition to design curtain fabric for the anti-poverty and social action centre, Toynbee Hall.
Richard Wilson OBE, aka Victor Meldrew, was awarded an honorary degree by London Metropolitan University at the 2017 Winter Graduation ceremony.
London Met raises awareness of homelessness in London with a Textile Design project.
An evening of celebration was held in order to launch Just Met 2017, an anthology featuring creative writing work from students at the University.