The WSD philosophy
Artists and designers work in ways that are experimental and playful, informed by research and contemporary life in built, natural and cultural landscapes. Creative practice, learning, teaching and thinking is where we find new paths and methods for a sustainable future as energized and empowered individuals, communities and societies.
The subject areas covered at WSD from undergraduate to doctorate include Digital Art and Design, Contemporary Art and Design, Interior Architecture and Design, Landscape Architecture and Garden Design. Through integrating the theories and practices of these courses WSD ensures a holistic understanding of the role of art and design in the contemporary world.
What's been happening at WSD
MA students tour London and visit a design practice
WSD Landscape Architecture and Garden Design Master's students were in London. After having a guided tour with Tim Waterman through the cultural landscapes of the Smithfield
WSD Art and Design student wins photography competition
Art and design student Samantha Humphreys has won a Chelmsford photography competition with her depiction of the hustle and bustle of the High Chelmer shopping centre.
From pH water portraits to 'signage hacking'
From pH water portraits to 'signage hacking', six WSD students have produced innovative art concepts to encourage people to engage with the ecology of a North London park in a new way.
Masters students take a study tour to Istanbul
WSD Postgraduate MALA and MA Garden Design students went on tour to the fascinating historic city of Istanbul