Derek Breen, head of educational design group at MIT Media Lab, held a workshop at BHSAD on October 31st. The event was part of the Open Innovations Forum. Mr Breen spoke to the participants about an unconventional virtual programming language called Scratch that allows even a first grader to create his own short animation or video game.
Yekaterina Lubimova and Alisa Minkina, graduates of BA (Hons) Product Design programme, took second and third places in a prestigious contest held during Moscow furniture and interior exhibition I Saloni. The skills the two designers acquired while studying at the British Higher School of Art and Design helped them find unconventional solutions and win the hearts of the jury.
The Office of the Mayor of Moscow and the Department of Information Technologies of Moscow offered the students of the British Higher School of Design the opportunity to participate in a project to develop a new portal: future.mos.ru, which, in the future, will unite urban services, making them simpler and more accessible to residents.
Sergei Smirnov, the co-owner of the startup Ronavi, decided to see if BHSAD students were able to identify ways to improve automated parking systems. Graduates of the Design Management programme conducted research, plus talked to numerous car owners and observed their habits, all in order to understand at what stages people often have difficulty interacting with electronic devices and then consider these findings in regards to the creation of service proposals.
Dozens of brands, a variety of interactive pavillions, thousands of visitors — an ideal platform from which to acquaint the public with the results of an open competition for the design of the car brand Nissan Juke, which took place in Gorky Park on 8 and 9 August.
This summer, BHSAD students participated in a landmark fashion project. With the support of the cult brand CINZANO, our students created a capsule collection for one of the key players in Russian online retail — the clothing store TRENDS BRANDS.
The British Higher School of Art and Design and Yota Devices held a competition to create a dynamic wallpaper for the YotaPhone second phone screen.
The workshop of the famous German artist took place in Moscow, in the The Hangar of salvation emergency center for homeless people. Being mentored by Olivier Kugler the students practiced in drawing trying to understand the nature of each visitor of the center in order to depict them fast and fairly.
ARTTEX — one of the leading Russian curtain, blind and interior decoration manufacturers — initiated a joint project with the British Higher School of Design.
Students of the BA (Hons) Fashion programme were invited to submit designs for the packaging scarf 'Knot Wrap' as part of a joint project between the British Higher School of Design and the company LUSH.
In late February, the winners of the joint British Higher School of Design/Cinzano project, which was launched last autumn, were awarded.
In October 2014, the Moscow Kremlin Museums announced the launch of an open creative competition for young Russian designers aimed at creating a new visual style for the souvenir and gift products sold at the Museums.