World Domination?

  Samuel Mensah graduated from GMD in 2013 whilst rapidly gaining a slew of awards and industry recognition. Keeping busy with his own global initiatives – Youth Worldwide and D+R – alongside his high-powered day job, he reflects on his time at LCC and tells us more about his current philosophy and interests… “I believe…

Student’s Zine Publication: Deptford, Amsterdam, Osaka

Hungry and Undervalued was GMD student Charlotte Joseph’s self-initiated project whilst out on the Diploma in Professional Studies. Charlotte is also a music journalist in her spare time and she produced this zine about undiscovered girl bands from her gig visits and interviews. “I wanted to create something to bring people of colour who enjoy participating…

The Visual History of Type

GMD staff member Paul McNeil has published a definitive survey of the major typefaces produced since the advent of printing with movable type in the mid-fifteenth century to the present day. Arranged chronologically, more than 320 typefaces are faithfully reproduced in the form of their original type specimens or, where more suitable, in alternative historical settings.…

Survival Techniques Exhibition

GMD alumnus Naomi Edmondson began legal street art project Survival Techniques almost 2 years ago after a period of feeling low. The paintings aim to promote hope and optimism. “It started as a list I made for myself to remind me what to do when I was feeling really low: things that always made me…

Print Futures Design Success

The Print Futures Awards is an annual initiative by The Printing Charity and this year they approached LCC to find designers who could refresh their printed materials. Students across courses from the Design School at both undergraduate and postgraduate level took up the extra-curricular challenge. Costanza De Luca (BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design), was…