Think Piece: Benedict Povey

Final year student Benedict Povey used his dissertation to look at design responsibility in the industry. As he approaches the end of his course, Benedict sets out his concerns here: In a World of Immediacy, has Debate Become Absent? Immediately satisfying visual content designed to collect followers and generate likes seems to have replaced design…

Getting Out There

Getting Out There is a networking and skills program designed to help students prepare themselves for the outside world. The program was just completed with the Second Year Graphic and Media Design students at London College of Communication. Facilitator William Redgrove reflects on the experience: “I have come from the interesting position of being an…

‘How To See The World’ Author Visit

First year Graphic & Media Design students recently met author and activist Nicholas Mirzoeff. As part of their Introduction To GMD unit, students have been reading and responding to How To See The World, written by Nicholas and published worldwide by Pelican in 2015. Working in groups of six, the students were asked to design…

In Conversation: Naomi Edmondson

The first ‘In Conversation with Alumni’ talk of the new year was with BA Graphic & Media Design alumnus and Winner of ‘Street Artist of the Year‘ at the Rise Art Awards, 2018, Naomi Edmondson. Naomi talked through her project Survival Techniques, and the distinctive typographic style that she has developed for putting positive messages…

Diploma in Professional Studies: Round-Up

Starting the New Year with a quick round-up of sample activities that GMD students are currently taking part in on their year out in industry (Diploma in Professional Studies). We will be looking at some of these projects in more detail in future posts… Ester Mejibovski and Marta Úrbez were selected by Wix Design Playground to…

Cosmic Christmas

First year Graphic & Media Design student, Dian Jin, won a University-wide competition to design the seasonal windows for not just a shop on High Holborn. Dian describes her design concept and process: “Every piece of the design has elements from Christmas and the cosmos. Just like a Christmas planet, this festival belongs to us and…