Talks, performances, exhibitions: The 2017 Goldsmiths Design Festival

In addition to this year’s MA Show, the Goldsmiths Design Festival will host a variety of other Design events involving staff, students and leading design practitioners. You can find out what’s on from our programme on the festival website. Here are a few highlights:


Get ready for the 2017 Goldsmiths Design Festival!

The Goldsmiths Design Festival is back for its third edition! Once again, the event will be part of the London Design Festival. On 14-17 September, we’ll be hosting the 2017 Postgraduate show, talks on Design from eminent designers, workshops and performances, and a showcase of design projects from our wider design community. More news will be coming soon, so stay tuned. Watch a promo shot and edited by Eve Smadar Zohar to find out more about the work that will be on display in the MA Show:

2016 MA Show at Goldsmiths Design Festival: Highlights

This year, the MA graduation show took place as part of Goldsmiths Design Festival, between 15-18 September in the beautiful St John Hatcham Gallery at New Cross. Drinks on the private view night were sponsored by the Fat Walrus pub.

The exhibition explored a variety of topics and issues, from knots to the fabrication process of supermarket bread, from cat cafes to diagnosing eating disorders.

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From swerve of shore; in memory of Ailish


Earlier in September we were deeply saddened by the loss of Ailish Sheehan, a student on our MA Design and Environment programme. Fellow students and staff included a memorial to Ailish, who as well as being a dedicated student was a brilliant athlete and a leading rower, in the recent Design Festival. Our thoughts continue with her friends and family; she will be missed.