About Cath

Cath Caldwell is Senior Lecturer on the Academic Enhancement Model project at Central Saint Martins (CSM). Recently Stage 1 Leader on BA Graphic Communication Design working to create the next generation of graphic design communicators through teaching information design & systems, and editorial design for print and digital. Cath recently completed a three year role at the University of the Arts, as Academic Coordinator for Careers and Employability and worked on the Creative Attributes Framework (See UAL research into the pedagogy of employability) for the Higher Education Academy.
She is also doing research into social enterprise in art and design and is working with CSM Fashion Public on a women’s refuge project for 2017.


Portrait by Gary Wallis

Cath is author of two books, one about Editorial Design for Lawrence King, which was exhibited at CSM and the other is Winning Portfolios for Quarto. She is a former editorial art director, (Conde Nast in NYC and at Hearst as Design Director for ELLE UK) and still supports editorial design through her educational practice. See an interview on MagCulture website and recent shoot for ELLE. Known as a disabled staff member: here is an interview about that.

Cath co-founded the UK’s Editorial Designers Organisation (a non-profit design network) and has been invited to judge the UK’s BSME Rising Star awards twice and was recently nominated for a CSM teaching award. For more details see Academic.eduLinkedIn profile or Twitter account.


Exhibtion at CSM Windows Gallery

You can contact her at CSM through c dot caldwell (at) arts.ac.uk