The Central School of Art and Design was a public school of fine and applied arts in London, England. It offered foundation and degree level courses. It was established in 1896 by the London County Council as the Central School of Arts and Crafts .
- academy of art and design
The Central School of Art and Design was established as the Central School of Arts and Crafts in 1896 by London County Council. It grew directly from the Arts and Crafts movement of William Morris and John Ruskin. The first principal, from 1896 until 1911, was William Richard Lethaby; a blue plaque in his memory was erected in 1957.
- Rathna Ramanathan
- Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London, N1C 4AA
- University of the Arts London
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Central Saint Martins is alive with different ways of thinking, making and doing. Across art, design and performance, our students create the ideas, materials and actions for a better future.
In 1989 it merged with the St Martin's School of Art, becoming Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design. It is now a constituent college of the London University of the Arts. From: Central School of Arts and Crafts in A Dictionary of Modern Design ». Subjects: Art & Architecture.
The Central School of Arts and Crafts was renamed the Central School of Art and Design in May 1966 and was among the first UK colleges to be accredited across all of the DipAD’s four main areas (fine art [painting], graphic design, 3D design and fashion textiles).
On May 1 1966 the school was renamed the Central School of Art and Design. In 1967 the National Council for Diplomas in Art and Design designated a joint centre for postgraduate studies composed of Chelsea School of Art, for Fine Art, and the Central School, for design subjects.