The team was invited based on their original designs for the high-speed transport system.

Studying Intermedia - BA (Hons) at ECA equipped Elinor with the skillset to pursue a career in the arts industry amidst a global pandemic.

Daniela Groza designed a fully digital collection for her 2020 graduate show and created a ‘Virtual Try-on' event allowing people to use an Instagram filter to virtually try on pieces of jewellery from the programme's graduating students.

Since 1582, The University of Edinburgh has engaged with art and artists to add to the physical environment, enhance student experience, and shape intellectual landscapes. Amassing to an Art Collection with over 8,000 works, commissioning art plays a significant part in this.


At ECA, Sutthipa developed her skills in silkscreen, digital printing, embroidery, and drawing. Her degree show design project won 1st place in Academic Excellence in Textiles for best use of colour from the Worshipful Company of Dyers.

For Brian, studying Fashion at ECA gave him an array of skills and knowledge of fashion systems beyond aesthetics which, since graduating, he has been able to apply to a range of industry projects.

Product Design student, Elliot Benjamin, makes use of the space to gain feedback for a co-housing project.

For Juliet, studying Design for Change at ECA prepared her for graduating amid a pandemic. Prominent themes discussed throughout the course became pertinent to everyday life, giving Juliet the confidence to find means to contribute constructively to the changes.

The workshop aimed to teach women from Kibera, the largest urban slum in Africa, some techniques of working with and making objects from glass.

For Luisa, studying at ECA offered her the chance to discover a range of design theories and techniques to improve her practice and change her career direction. Through the course Luisa has been able to explore subjects from Web Design to Game Design and has discovered a love of 3D art.