The Design Activism Research Hub (DARH)

The Design Activism Research Hub (DARH) had their inaugural show at LCC this week, the group (including GMDs Sïan Cook) aims to investigate the graphic design codes and visual communication conventions that communicate ideological positions and support social and political activism. While situating activist visual communication within a social, cultural and historical framework, the group…

GMD Alumni designs a new magazine

GMD Alumni Alex Hunting designs a new magazine Port magazine founders Dan Crowe and Matt Willey have launched a new bi-annual publication with polar explorer Ben Saunders, described as “an adventure and innovation magazine for the international luxury market.” We spoke to LCC Design school alumni design director Alex Hunting about the title, and plans…

Global Design Award

GMD alumni nominated for global design award at Design Museum A host of UAL alumni have been nominated for the Design Museum’s Designs of the Year 2015. The awards celebrate the most innovative and interesting design from around the world, and feature some of the design industry’s biggest names. 76 projects were selected for nomination,…

Design by Nature at The Southbank

Students from GMD Year 2 exhibited design concepts and proposals at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in March as part of a unique conference curated by guerrilla geographer Daniel Raven-Ellison who has proposed that London becomes the first ever global city to become a National Park. This is an extraordinary development for an extraordinary city. Recognised…