Celebration Week 2018: Friday 23 February

Cass Architecture - Undergraduate

Students presenting work-in-progress from the Architecture BA course.


Aran Chadwick

Aran Chadwick is a Director of ‘Atelier One’ has built a world- class reputation for ingenuity and innovation in the field of structural engineering. They have worked with many talented architects, artists and designers, both within the UK and internationally.

Gianni Botsford

Gianni Botsford is an architectural tutor and practitioner heading a small, private (extremely flexible) firm - able to design and supervise construction anywhere in the world: from the prize- winning Light House in Notting Hill to the Lubetkin Prize winner for Casa KiKé in Costa Rica, from a whole village in the hills of Taiwan to ingenious solutions for a New York skyscraper, a museum in Estonia or a telephone center in Haiti.

Frances Hollis

Dr Frances Holliss is director of the WorkHome Project, a research unit that investigates design for home- based work and has received funding from the DAIWA Anglo-Japanese Foundation, EPSRC, AHRC and Newlon Housing Trust. Holliss was a member of the advisory group to Lord Whitty’s 2011 independent inquiry into the Affordable Housing Crisis, was a Trustee with arts charity [SPACE] from 2007 to 2011 and contributed to the 2014 Farrell Review of Architecture and the Built Environment.

Cass 3D (and Fashion)

Students presenting work-in-progress from Design Studio Practice BA, Fashion BA, Fashion Accessories and Jewellery BA, Furniture FdA, Furniture and Product Design BA and Textile Design BA courses.


Emma Hardstaff

Emma Hardstaff has won a pile of awards from the British Fashion Council, Harvey Nichols Design Collective Award and Who’s Next at Pret a Porter in Paris to name but a few. Emma has made her mark on the fashion industry and is now working with Burberry on their runway collections, where she is developing new concepts for fabric embroidery and silhoette exploration through hanging and draping for couture clients and bespoke projects.

Sara Gunn

Sara Gunn’s jewellery has featured in the FT How To Spend It Gift Guide, Daily Mail, Marie Claire, Hedonist, Fault, and been worn by Charli XCX for Under the Radar Magazine.Sara works from her studio at Cockpit Arts in Holborn where she has been based since winning the 2013 Cockpit Arts Clear Insurance Award and was a New Designer of the Year finalist at the 2015 UK Jewellery Awards.

Yinka Ilori

Yinka Ilori is a London based designer. He specialises in up-cycling vintage furniture, inspired by the traditional Nigerian parables and African fabrics that surrounded him as child. Humorous, provocative and fun, each piece of furniture he creates tells a story. Bringing Nigerian verbal traditions into playful conversation with contemporary design, Yinka Ilori’s work touches on themes as various as hope, sexuality and social class.

Kim Thome

A graduate of the Royal College of Art Kim Thome had previously studied graphic design. ‘I really enjoyed it but I felt it was too flat and I really wanted to be creative on a three dimensional scale’, he says. ‘So I started studying furniture design, which I felt was a good solution.’Kim doesn’t narrow his practice to one type of work, he does it all – interiors, installations, furniture and products.

Public event

Project RED Fashion Show 2018

5pm, Friday 23 February, Goulston Street Atrium.

​Project Red​ is an annual live catwalk show from BA (Hons) Fashion at The Cass, held again in the Atrium in Goulston Street.​ The show, marks the end of this year's Celebration Week and features work from first year students oand will be followed by a drinks reception with staff and students.

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News details

Date Friday 23 February 2018
UG Architecture, 10am-5pm
The Wash Houses
3D and Fashion, 2-5pm
GSB-01 Goulston Street
Public event Project RED Fashion Show, 5pm
Goulston Street Atrium
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