The Cass Hothouse talks 2017-18

Talk by Patrick Savile

The Cass Visual Communication Hothouse talks are a series of industry talks that will happen throughout the year 2017/18. The talks theme this year relates to Language and Design, which is a reserch theme that is running throughout the year on the course.

The speakers are a series of free-industry creatives in the fields of illustration, graphic design and publishing. The talks are free and open to the public. Further information may also be found at @thecasshothouse. The talks are curated by The Cass Visual Communication staff.

For direct enquires about the talks contact Emily Evans:

The first talk kicks off with Patrick Savile who is a freelance illustrator and print designer.

Patrick Savile, illustration and print maker Friday 20 October, 1.15–2pm Book now
Amélie Barnathan, illustration and print maker Friday 3 November, 1.15–2pm Book now
Mason London aka Joe Prytherch, illustration and animation Friday 17 November, 1.15–2pm Book now
Serena Wise, art director Friday 8 December, 1.15–2pm Book now
Kellenberger–White, design Friday 26 January, 1.15–2pm Book now
Rachel Littlewood, design and riso printer Friday 9 February, 1.15–2pm Book now
Mark Stansfield – The Paper Library, papers and materials expert Friday 23 February, 1.15–2pm Book now
Mother London Friday 9 March, 1.15–2pm t.b.a.
National Theatre's Graphic Design Studio Friday 13 April, 1.15–2pm Book now
Fiona Woodcock, illustration and animation Friday 27 April, 1.15–2pm Book now


Date/Times Fridays, 1–2pm
Location The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design (The Cass)
London Metropolitan University
CSG-04 and CSG-03
The Calcutta Small Annex
Old Castle Street
London E1 7NT
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The Cass Hothouse Talks

Patrick Savile

Friday 20 October, 1.15–2pm

Selected Scenes From The Beginning Of The World, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Patrick Savile.

Amélie Barnathan

Friday 3 November, 1.15–2pm

The Cass Hothouse is excited to host its second talk by Amélie Barnathan.

The Cass Hothouse talks 2017-18

Organised by Cass Visual Communication

The in-house research, illustration and design collective from the Visual Communication department at The Cass. The collective hosts talks, events and works on commissions.

Joe Prytherch

Friday 17 November, 1.15–2pm

Drawing pictures for money, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Joe Prytherch AKA Mason London.

Serena Wise

Friday 8 December, 1.15–2pm

The visual language of Fashion advertising through the lens of culture and storytelling, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Serena Wise.


Friday 26 January 2018, 1.15–2pm

A Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Kellenberger–White.

Rachel Littlewood

Friday 9 February 2018, 1.15–2pm

Rees-o / Riz-o / Ry-so, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Rachel Littlewood.

The Paper Library - Mark Stansfield

Friday 23 February 2018, 1.15–2pm

The Paper Library, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Mark Stansfield.

Designing for National Theatre

Friday 13 April 2018, 1.15–2pm

Designing for National Theatre, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Ollie Winser.

Fiona Woodcock

Friday 27 April 2018, 1.15–2pm

Picture books; from initial idea to publication day, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Fiona Woodcock.