• I think that only daring speculation can lead us further and not accumulation of facts. Albert Einstein

Graduate from the Cardiff School of Art & Design



Cardiff School of Art and Design was founded more than 140 years ago. It has a long and distinguished history and a contemporary record of tremendous success.

CSAD is dedicated to the exploration of creative and original practices, through critical reflection and bold innovation. The School has significant research standing, which demonstrates itself through lively and original work. The programmes are recognized as being of the highest standard, where students have every opportunity to reach their potential in the fields of art and design. This inevitably means that CSAD graduates are well prepared for the opportunities that await them in the creative industries and the arts.

The strengths of CSAD are well known. It is the home not only to the internationally recognized Centre for Ceramic Studies, but also to world leading performance art, ground-breaking research on autism , Touchstone, the leading journal for architectural practice in Wales and much else besides. CSAD’s academics are makers and artists, theoreticians and historians, designers and architects. They practice what they teach.