Category: College News

Chasing Dreams

 ————————————————– Like the majority of other fashion designers, Marsha Rigden of SA-LO-MÉ Designs got her fashion inspiration at a young age. Growing up in Papua New Guinea, Marsha was taught to sew by her mother,...

6 Months on a Hollywood Set

  My experience on Thor: Ragnorok By Jodie Taylor   Over 6 months in 2016 I worked as a personal assistant to the makeup department and the Head of Department on the feature film...

those with artist brains often are more creative

Artistic Brain – Unlocking your full potential

Study reveals amazing facts about the artistic brain The artistic brain was subjected to yet another study in 2014. Researchers found that people who demonstrated superior artistic skills were able to better interpret visual imagery. This same group often showed evidence of increased gray matter...

Interview With Fashion Student, Hope Hill

Talking Fashion with Hope Hill Fashion student, Hope Hill was recently featured in the North Lakes Times Newspaper because she reached the semi-finals of the Queensland Young Achiever Award (Queensland’s Coffee Club Arts and Fashion Award). As a sole-parenting mum of...

USP – What is your Unique Selling Position?

The Answer to these Question will Improve Your Unique Selling Position (USP) What makes your Fashion Business different or unique? Why should your target market buy from you rather than your competitors? Original Ideas We...

Students and their mentors

Mentoring Qualities You Should Look For

Finding the right mentor is an Important task to take seriously The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves. – Steven...

Alice takes flight.

Past Student of Australian Institute of Creative Design… Alice finished her Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology in 2009.  Since leaving the Australian Institute of Creative Design, Alice Vievers sprouted wings and is now running...

Calico Brides Winners

Last Friday night saw the finals for the 2012 Queensland Brides Design Awards student category – ‘Calico Brides’. Entries from across the state were culled down to the top 15 tertiary student designs in...

Bits and Pieces

Our talented fashion design student Kerry-Ann Andersson won the Fashion on James ‘Alice in Wonderland’ inspired fashion design competition back on the 2nd of June! A big belated congratulations is due for Kerry! Our...

Calico Brides Competition

Liezl Boshoff’s Design ‘Linea Houdini’ – winner of the 2011 Highly Commended Award Last Friday night (the 7th of October), eleven of our first year fashion design students participated in the 2011 Queensland Brides...

Evolved Designs

Check out the ‘Evolve Fashion Showcase’ at Sanctuary Cove which featured five of our fashion design students’ latest collections. The event was organised by our students in conjunction with the Gold Coast Fashion Incubator...