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The class of 2020

Welcome to textiles at WSA we are a creative, innovative course that offers students to develop as authentic, individual designers in our vibrant studio environment. Virtual open day 12/10/20, click here for more information and to book, please search for textile design.

As we prepare for the new semester we are excited to see our students again and welcome new ones! Looking forward to having our studios open in a safe way that will allow students to learn and develop combined with online classes to help grow as designers.

On this website we showcase work from all three years and share what is inspiring us at the moment. Please enjoy our site and get in touch if you’d like any information or to arrange a visit. Our standard entry requirement is BBB or a foundation course, if you have any questions or concerns about applying please get in touch via our contact page.

BA Textile Design will nurture your creative, practical and professional skills. Having explored different aspects of textile design in year one, you’ll choose to specialise in woven, knitted or printed textiles, learning traditional manual processes alongside cutting-edge digital techniques. Part of a vibrant, creative art school campus, you’ll have access to superb studio space and equipment, such as 3 Shima Seiki computerised knitting machineand Dubied knitting machines, a Mimaki printer and a range of looms. The programme includes an exciting opportunity to spend a semester working on live company briefs, or studying textile design overseas.