What Beauty Career Is Right For You?

In our blog article, “Limitless Careers in Beauty Therapy – How To Become A Beauty Therapist in Australia“, we discussed how the Beauty Therapy industry offers a wide array of…

Quiz: What’s your makeup style?

The industry for makeup artists is a vast one. It offers a wide range of career pathways that sometimes it can be daunting to decide which road you should take. Are…

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…

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…

Artistic Brain – Unlocking Your Full Potential

The 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…

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)….

How Do You Build Your Network?

As artists and creatives, having the right kind of network is crucial to your success and, believe it or not, it’s not that hard once you get started… We are…

Shattered Dreams for Future Fashion Stylists in 2017?

This month, the Australian Government dropped a shocking, out-of-the-blue announcement about the end of VET FEE-HELP loans in January, 2017. Leaving only a few weeks for school-leavers to enter last-chance enrolments and get a VET FEE-HELP loan…

The Art of Class

Recently we caught up with 2015 Student of the Year, Rose Sorkheh, for a chat about her journey to a promising interior design career… Has interior design always been something…

PT Fashion Business Leads to VM Jobs

Students in the Australian Institute of Creative Design’s 2015 Part-Time Fashion Business course were offered VM jobs after doing such a great job completing their “in-store” Visual Merchandising assignment. The…

2015 in Pictures — What a year!

Wow. 2015 has been a huge year for the Australian College of Creative Design! Specialist makeup students working on Pirates of the Caribbean movie set, interior design students working on…

Beauty Students focus on Skin

Another fantastic opportunity had for our Beauty Students. The full time Diploma Beauty Students had the opportunity to visit the Dermalogica Training and Education Centre in Brisbane, and what a…

A successful theft of laundry!

We would love to congratulate all our Graduating Diploma of Styling Students for creating an amazing parade last night in Brisbane. The event was a huge success and showcased the…

Take a ride on some ART!

Our Photography Students get to take all sorts of photos of products for their portfolios as well as for industry clients, however, just as the photo is the creative expression of…

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…

The Beginnings of Begitta

Australian Institute of Creative Design is always proud of their past students, and we always love to hear what they are doing, and how far they have come… Begitta recently…

Photography Exhibition

Our Diploma of Photo Imaging students are holding an exhibition of their work at the Kallalu Gallery in Tweed Heads on the weekend of the 23rd and 24th of November….

Calico Bride Winners

The noise of onlookers echoed as large garment bags were unzipped while we eagerly awaited the annual student design competition ‘Calico Brides’.  We are very proud to announce that the tertiary…

Raw Talent

The latest RAW Artists showcase in Brisbane – ‘Translations‘ is featuring some talented up and coming designers and artists including two Australian Institute of Creative Design fashion graduates to watch…

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…

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…

The Stylist Apprentice

Last Thursday night saw the grand finale of the Westfield Garden City Stylist’s Apprentice competition. Held in a secret warehouse location, the event showcased a short runway show put together…

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…

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…

Winter Chills and Fashion Thrills

A big thank-you to all of you who came to support our Certificate III in Styling students and the Ronald McDonald House Charities by coming along to the ‘For the…

Katie’s Retro Style Wins Bikini Showdown

Katie Style’s swimwear design titled ‘Retro Excitement’ took out the Billabong Design for Humanity Swimwear Competition on the 24th of November with over 100,000 votes for her design placed on…

Fashion Friday Parade

Thank-you to all of those who came along to our students’ Fashion Friday Parade at the Temple last night. It was a great night, the garments were amazing, the models…

Romantic Make-Up Looks

Some more photos from our Diploma of Styling students’ recent romantic style photoshoots! View the YouTube Video Slideshow of images.

Recent Make-Up Photoshoots

Check out some of the fantastic photos our Diploma of Styling students have styled – each look is styled completely by a student – including concept, hair, make-up and styling….

Special Effects Make-Up

Like it? Share it! Check out these great photos of special effects make-up done by our Diploma of Specialist Make-Up Services students recently! WARNING: Graphic Content! Lots of blood and guts!…

Style Off Competition Win!

A big congratulations to four of our styling students:  Sam Jenkins, Stevie Peers, Hazel Suaraz and Sally Buchanan who were finalists in the Sanctuary Cove Style Off Competition for emerging…

Calico Brides Winners

Congratulations to our students who entered the Queensland Bridal Design Awards Student Category known as Calico Brides. A special congratulations goes to the following students who were awarded prizes on…

SIX Fashion Parade Photos

Here are some photos from the ‘Six’ parade that was held at 19 Karen on the 28th of August featuring ‘Boys for Breakfast’ by Samantha Christie, ‘Kloh’ by Chloe Pidcock, ‘Ashes’ by Ashleigh Alexander, ‘Jaymes Swimwear’ by Jamie Allen, ‘Katari’ by Tara Whaley and ‘Irena’ by Irena Jusufovic. More photos coming soon.

Style Winner

Congratulations to our student Sarah Rugg who won the Style Off competition held at Pacific Fair as part of the Australian Fashion Design Awards Festival. Sarah, along with two other student’s from our school (Zoe Stokes-Priem and Lauren McLean) were selected as the top 8 finalists for the competition after having submited a photo of themselves or a model, styled in the latest fashion look for winter.

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