ECA News

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Photo of Art Tasting event at ECA
Art Tasting - painting, sculpture, intermedia and photography at Space Club
The student-led event illustrates ECA's vibrant interdisciplinary environment
Image courtesy of Ben Shmulevitch

Another strong performance across all subject areas in the Complete University Guide League Tables 2016.

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Rachel Simmonds teaching in Shanghai
Rachel Simmonds teaching Fashion Interior Design in Shanghai
Rachel is one of the first ECA flying academics

We talk to Rachel Simmonds about teaching Fashion Interior Design at the Shanghai International College of Fashion and Innovation.

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Downton Abbey
"Downton Abbey" cast
Image courtesy of Anna Robbins

Anna works as a costume designer and has worked with teams on numerous productions, including Sunshine On Leith, The Bletchley Circle, Cuckoo, and Downton Abbey.

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Maisie Shearring
Illustration from "Susan's School Days"
Image courtesy of Maisie Shearring

Maisie Shearing has won the Fundación SM International Award for Illustration at the Bologna Children's Book Fair

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Demonstration in glassmaking
Image courtesy of Paul Dodds

Artist in Residence opportunities for artists/designers in a range of disciplines across the School of Design. Apply by 29th May 2015.


Image courtesy of Dr Soledad Garcia Ferrari

In collaboration with Herriot-Watt University, the project aims to improve housing, public spaces, mobility, and integration.

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Simon Lloyd
Graphic Design graduate and KTP Research Associate

Simon Lloyd tells us about his time as a User Experience designer with Mayxmiser, as part of our Innovate UK-funded KTP.


DarkSound poster
Image courtesy of Stephanie Seeley

DarkSound invites participants into a mysterious tenement building after the sun has set.


John Fardell's illustration from The Day Louis got eaten
John Fardell's exciting image from "The Day Louis Got Eaten"
Image courtesy of John Fardell

Axel Scheffler and Catherine Raynor were among the visitors to inspire Illustration students this semester.

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Panel discussion at research ethics seminar
George Low (left) participating in a research ethics panel discussion
George is the driving force behind Disability Research Edinburgh

Music student and disabled musician, George Low, talks to us about Disability Research Edinburgh (DRE).