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…

Me. Him. Us.

GMD alumnus Sho Mizutani has been involved in creating an HIV campaign with the gay men’s health charity, GMFA, which is currently appearing at poster sites around South London. The initiative aims to increase testing among BAME (black and minority ethnic)  gay and bisexual men but also to increase representation of BAME gay and bisexual men in public…

Critical: Politics, Design & 2017

GMD alumnus, Michael Oswell’s Ibiza Mykonos project was recently part of the Beazley Designs of the Year Exhibition at the Design Museum, it was selected by Ben Terrett and one of 100 featured designs. Michael created a series of political posters for the social media age. He pokes fun at the huge gap between political rhetoric and…

The Designers Republic Talk

First year GMD student, Jack Rice, reports back from The Designers Republic talk given by Ian Anderson earlier this term at LCC. “‘Accidental Pioneers’, that’s how Course Leader Craig Burston introduced The Designers Republic before Ian Anderson started speaking. Coming from more of a philosophical and musical background than a design one, Ian Anderson, along…