Design graduate wins entrepreneurship award

Selin Yigitbasi, a 2017 graduate of our MA in Design & Innovation, won the The Family Business Network (FBN) Next Generation Lombard Odier Award at the FBN 29th Global Summit in Venice on 12th October. The award recognises outstanding intrapreneurial and entrepreneurial projects initiated by the next generation of family business owners.

26 year-old Selin is the founder of Goodsted, “a platform for socially purposeful individuals and organisations that would like to volunteer their skills or donate products and spaces to non-profit social projects”, in addition to being a fourth generation member of Yasar Holding A.S.

More information about the competition and how the winners were chosen can be found in the official press release on the Lombard Odier website.

 

Share your dessert recipes for Arrival: Cake Off at Goldsmiths

On 20 October, a charity bake sale is taking place at Goldsmiths to celebrate Lewisham’s diverse communities and the stories behind their iconic bakes. Design lecturer and avid baker Rose Sinclair will take part and discuss how she uses Caribbean cakes to spark conversations in her Caribbean front room textile installations.

If you or anyone you know at Goldsmiths or in the local community is a keen baker, we’d love to hear from them! We’re asking participants from all backgrounds to bake a dessert, share the recipe and a memory it brings to life.

Fill in the Participant Form and submit it to Will Cenci by Friday, 12 October at 9 am.

Events with Goldsmiths Design lecturer Rose Sinclair for Black History Month: Arrival

On 19- 20 October, Goldsmiths will be hosting the Mayor of London’s ‘Arrival’ project, which celebrates migration to London since the Windrush in 1948. Goldsmiths Design lecturer Rose Sinclair will participate in two of the events taking place:

Dorcas Stories

20 Oct, 12 pm

Join Rose for an afternoon of exploring the legacy of Dorcas societies. Members of Dorcas societies will share their memories and fabrics in an informal setting over teas and coffees.

Cake Off

20 oct, 4 pm

Join Goldsmiths researchers and community groups for a bake sale with a difference. Rose Sinclair will discuss how she uses Caribbean cakes to spark conversations in her Caribbean front room textile installations.

Both events are free and open to all, but please book your place via Eventbrite.