D&AD Flipstik Success!

The second winners from the Design School at the D&AD awards this year were Charlie Boyden and Natasha Hicken who were recognised for their Hasbro game idea, Flipstik. FlipStik is a game that is as straight-forward as it is addictive – it has no rules, you can play it however you want, challenge yourself or your…

Degree Show 2017 Reviews

Although still in progress until 22 June, this year’s Graphic & Media Design Show has already attracted a lot of attention. Below are selected reviews and highlights. The work of graduating students can also be viewed at: http://gmdlcc.com Creative Review Gradwatch: https://www.creativereview.co.uk/gradwatch-highlights-lcc-design-degree-show/ Digital Arts Online: http://www.digitalartsonline.co.uk/news/graphic-design/best-of-grad-shows-2017-london-college-of-communication/ LCC Blog: http://blogs.arts.ac.uk/london-college-of-communication/2017/06/14/spotlight-on-ba-hons-graphic-media-design-lcc-degree-shows-2017/ Alumni Jochen Viegener’s Blog: http://jochenviegener.tumblr.com/post/161861609595/ba-graphic-media-design-degree-show http://jochenviegener.tumblr.com/post/161861609595/ba-graphic-media-design-degree-show

#SalonXVII: The GMD Degree Show 2017

Private View: Thursday 15 June 2017, 6 – 9pm (RSVP via Eventbrite) Exhibition open: Friday 16 – Thursday 22 June 2017 Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 11am – 7pm. Saturday 11am – 4pm. Sunday closed. http://gmdlcc.com    #SalonXVII   #LCC Degree Shows   @GMDLCC So what can we expect from the GMD class of 2017? Course Leader Craig Burston explains the vision: “This year…

D&AD New Blood Award Winner

Congratulations to final year student, Shalyn Wilkins, who has won a D&AD New Blood Award for her response to the BBC brief that challenged students to “bring Edinburgh Festivals to everyone, by using technology to capture the event for a wider audience”. Be Here & There is a program designed for elderly people in care…

A Career in Design Teaching

Roxanne Bottomley graduated from GMD a year ago. Here she reflects on her journey into a career in teaching… “I am now a lecturer on Foundation at Leeds College of Art and absolutely love it! I was initially working two days a week teaching and then three days a week at various studios in Leeds…

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification: Rebrand

GMD graduate Beth Johnson has just finished working on a challenging brief for the UN as the result of a live college project that ran last year. For the rebrand, she was solely responsible for research, strategy, design, copy and brand implementation. Brief: Rebrand the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification to strengthen the positioning of the organisation…

Alumnus’ Musical Debut

GMD Alumnus, Hector Plimmer, has just released his debut album Sunshine. And yes, it’s wonderful. Soulful and electronic, mature stuff. Hector began the more formal exploration of the relationship between sound and image in earnest as part of his final year GMD Major Project. Since graduation, Hector has worked as an artist, designer and musician. He has gone on to…