London Barcelona 2010: Dual City Summer Sessions

Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London and ELISAVA School of Design in Barcelona are pleased to announce their Dual City Summer Sessions in June/July 2010.

Starting in the vibrant, sprawling metropolis of London with its wealth of sources of inspiration from the past to the present and ending in one of southern Europe’s most desirable, design focused cities that continues to be at the vanguard of innovation.

Courses are for portfolio-builders, current students, new professionals and creative individuals in advertising, animation, architecture, art history, experience and retail design, furniture design, illustration, merchandising, photography and transport design. No previous specialist knowledge is required to join these courses. Courses are offered in English.

Course dates and titles for 2010:
28 June - 8 July at Central Saint Martins, London
9 – 12 July independent travel from London to Barcelona
13 – 23 July 2010 at Elisava, Barcelona
(45 hours in each city, 10am - 4pm)

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Architectural History of London and Barcelona
Character Design and Stop Motion Animation
Exploring the Collections of London and Barcelona
Furniture Design: from First Principles to Innovation
Illustrating the City
People, Places and the Pop-Up Experience
Photography and the City
Transport Design

During these four weeks, students will be exposed to the latest, most relevant design thinking in their chosen subject from local and visiting English speaking tutors who are specialists in their fields, both as teachers and external practitioners often with their own businesses.

The Dual City Summer Sessions are a series of intensive international programmes specifically created to present world-class cities from different yet complimentary art and design perspectives. They build upon the success of the London Milan programme that has run since summer 2005 between Central Saint Martins, NABA and Domus Academy

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Thanks for posting. I did a summer program in Milan as a student, and I would highly recommend doing something like this for anyone who can.