My first look inside the V&A

INSIDE THE BUILDING The first thing that struck me about the interior of V&A Dundee was the expanse of space. The enormity of the inside was astounding. I hadn’t expected it to look so spacious, given the narrowing base of the exterior of the building (where the entrance is), but… View Post

Don’t stop believing

When I was about 22 years old I prayed for something to happen in Dundee that would change the world. Fast forward fourteen years, and it did. Story time. I’ve lived in Dundee since I was five years old – my mum relocated the two of us from just outside… 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

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

DJCAD: Ones To Watch 2015 – Dione Bowlt

Dione Bowlt is an illustrator, ceramicist and jeweller whose work is currently on display as part of the DJCAD degree show at the University of Dundee. She is inspired by “climate change and its ecological impacts” and her work is “a humorous, optimistic and light-hearted approach to theses issues”. An excellent description… View Post