An afternoon in Dundee’s cultural hub

Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee Dundee Contemporary Arts is firmly established as the centre point of Dundee’s cultural scene. A building that houses a bar, restaurant, galleries and cinemas, a shop, and workshop studios is bound to attract a loyal customer base in any city, but even more so when said… View Post

Beneath the Canopy

I try to visit the University of Dundee Art, Design & Architecture degree show every year because it’s such an incredibly diverse exhibition of art and design work being generated in Dundee, but I particularly enjoy the textiles department because of my love of clothes and style. Each year, I… View Post

A City of Innovation & Design 1920 – 1940

Earlier today, I went along to The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum archives to view a selection of dresses from the 1920s (you can see my visit on Snapchat, find me @daydreamer.net). I can’t tell you how excited I was to see the museum’s stores – rack upon rack… View Post

Ellis O’Connor

I recently wrote a post about Ellis O’Connor for my ‘day job’ at the University of Dundee, and it reminded me just how talented she is, so I had to interview her for the WOMEN segment on my own blog. Ellis (24) is a Visual Artist and Photographer from Dundee, and has seen… View Post

DJCAD: A Fond Farewell

So, yesterday was the last day of the Duncan of Jordanstone degree show at the University of Dundee and I for one was sad to see it go after just nine days. As you know, I blogged about my top three graduate collections from the Textiles and Jewellery (Ryan Albert,… View Post