Type Designer Takes Next Step

Alumni Matthew Willsone is preparing to start an MA at the University of Reading, specialising in typography. He shares his story with us… “During the latter months of studying Graphic and Media Design I wanted to challenge myself to create work that was completely original, which meant developing a unique style of type design for…

Year 2 Sign Writing Workshop

2nd year Graphic & Media Design student, Emma Shore, has been working as a sign writer for Lush Cosmetics for 2–3 years, and is part of a team of 6 who are responsible for the signage in the UK and European shops, as well as any events which the company holds. The traditional craft of…

Salon XVIII: Degree Show 2018

Launched 20th June 2018. This year’s graduating students are showing their work across all media in the Upper Gallery at LCC and online at: http://gmdlcc.com Exhibition opening hours: http://events.arts.ac.uk/event/2018/6/21/LCC-Degree-Shows-2018-Show-2/ Students have also been responsible for publicising the show across social media. Follow @GMDLCC on both Instagram and Twitter for coverage. https://www.instagram.com/gmdlcc/ Tweets by GMDLCC    

Agitate!-Propagate!-’68!

To mark the 50th anniversary of ‘1968’, a year of global protest and unrest, the Design Activism Research Hub (DARH) is staging an exhibition in the LCC Library with related events for students and staff during May. The exhibition displays visual artefacts and publications related to activist concerns in London at that time; from international…

The Green Ray

Netta Peltola is a GMD alumnus who has just completed this stunning project with Jotta Studio www.jotta.com THE GREEN RAY — Canal Convergence 2018. Scottsdale, Arizona, US If you watch the sun descending as it sets behind the horizon line you may be lucky enough to see a phenomena called the ‘green ray’. Inspired by the appearance of…

UX/UI from London to China

Sophia Tai graduated from GMD in 2017. She is currently a UX/UI designer at Mporium Group, a fast-growing Artificial Intelligence based tech startup in central London. Her job includes exciting challenges with room for growth, a great support system and help in preparing her own Professional Development Plan. Sophia has also just been accepted on to…

Dyslexia: The Typeface

Multidisciplinary designer and GMD alumnus Daniel Britton’s new typeface has now gone viral on sites all over the world. It was featured in February’s Design Indada 2018 in South Africa and the 2017 Global Grad Show. The font is named after the common reading disorder and ‘Dyslexia’ replicates a dyslexic person’s experience of reading. Approximately…