Art

My Thesis – Painting meets Architecture

This thesis challenged the conventional RGU curriculum for a masters’ architecture thesis. My aim was to achieve a deeper understanding and appreciation of the poetics and aura of the Norwegian landscape in which the location of my design is based through painting (this later developed into models and installations as well). (more…)

The Framework of Design: Update and Competitions

So, did you check our exhibition over at Bon Accord? Yes? Awesome (we hope you liked it)! No? Well, you may have missed a thing or two, but look no further! Here is an updated blog just for you! (more…)

From Art to Mental Health Nursing – The Next Step in my Career Plans

As you may know from my previous blog posts, I studied Contemporary Art Practice at Gray’s School of Art, and graduated last year. (more…)

Johnstons of Elgin Presentation

When you think of fashion hubs the likes of London, Paris and New York most likely spring to mind. The North-East town of Elgin… not so much… However, it is home to the U.K.’s largest textile manufacturer, Johnstons of Elgin. With a history spanning over 200 years, Johnstons prides itself for its heritage and innovation, crafting quality cashmere and knitwear. (more…)

What Is Fashion Management All About?

As I mentioned in my introductory post, I want to give you, the reader, a better insight into the Fashion Management course at RGU. Studying this course has allowed me to gain and develop a wide range of transferable skills relating to fashion and business. (more…)

Gray’s Masters Show

Until the 7th of September the Art & Design Masters degree show will be exhibiting work from a number of students studying the contextualised practice course at Gray’s. This will showcase the work of both current graduating Master’s students and those progressing on to do their second year. (more…)

Architecture can open doors.. no it really can!

Completing a degree in architecture can be a long and arduous process, but also wonderfully rewarding. Despite this, I have found that many freshly graduated architects find themselves unsure about where to begin, or deciding that they actually don’t want to be architects at all. (more…)

Why should you choose Gray’s School of Art at Robert Gordon University?

Ever since I went to an open day at Grays, while I was at academy, I have been determined that I would attend Grays. Each person freely expressing themselves with their art, walls covered in ideas and a place I dreamed to become a part of. I was so excited when I received my letter saying that I had been accepted into the Contemporary Art Course at Grays. The school is even better than I had imagined. Here are a few reasons why you should pick Grays as your choice of Art School; (more…)

The Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye is a place I wanted to visit since the time I decided to pursue my higher studies. (more…)

How to make the most of your time in architecture

My time at RGU has taught me that university is what you make of it, so give it your best.

I wanted to provide you with a few words of advice that I wished someone had told me at the beginning of my architectural studies which will hopefully enable you to make the most of your time at RGU. (more…)