Students Go Head to Head for Optical Prize

Wednesday 25 February 2015
Headlights design concept

Students Go Head to Head for Optical Prize

Four Falmouth interior design teams showcased their unique window display concepts at London's annual international eyewear design event but it was Headlights, which most impressed the judges on the day.

The Headlights team - second year BA(Hons) Interior Design students Jade Edge and Kirsten Phillips, and first years Tilly Coates, Rosie Harrison Pinder and Alice Duke - fought off tough competition from their fellow peers to win 100% Optical's Visual Merchandising competition.

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Sony Computer Entertainment Visit Alacrity Falmouth Studio

Sony's Head of Academic Development, Dr Maria Stukoff and David Valjalo, Game Design and Production Consultant, recently visited Falmouth to evaluate the progress of the Alacrity teams and programme, with particular interest in the two teams developing games for Sony's games platforms.

Alacrity Falmouth gained PlayStation®First endorsement at the start of the programme and two graduate incubation teams have been working on developing content for PlayStation.

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Student Publishes First Book

Kieran McGuigan has just published his first book of poetry – Let Us Resolve Our Silence.

Kieran, who is in his first year studying BA(Hons) English with Creative Writing, started writing during his A-levels when he was inspired by a book of poetry he stumbled across.

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Sarah Named "One to Watch" by the UK’s Design Council

A graphic design student has been named as "One to Watch" as part of the Design Council's 70th birthday celebrations.

The list features the names of 70 new and emerging designers chosen for their outstanding vision, ambition and potential to contribute to the UK's reputation as a leading design nation.

Third year student Sarah Weigold, beat off competition from hundreds of designers, impressing a panel of influential judges with expertise spanning the breadth of the design sector.

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Illustration Forum Tickets On Sale

This year's MA Illustration Forum, themed Hidden Agenda, will take place on Friday 20 March at the Falmouth Campus.

The internationally renowned event - organised by Falmouth's MA Illustration: Authorial Practice - is open to guests nationwide.

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