Primary Research: Thomas Thwaites Talk

We invited final year GMD student Richard Underwood to respond to a lecture by Thomas Thwaites in January, part of the Design School Lecture Programme. ‘I first encountered Thomas Thwaites when I came across his toaster in the V&A. As an object it immediately caught my attention and as a story I was captivated. Over…

Design Machine; 2nd Year Workshop

Start small, go big! Second year GMD students recently took part in a generative design workshop with tutors Paul McNeil and Rob Mowbray, resulting in a ‘supergraphic’ that grew until it took over the whole of the Atrium Gallery floor. A series of hands-on workshop tasks combined strategic applications of both “ordered and disordered systems as tools” to…

Grace Hands, Gabriella Renka + Kindred

After seeing her work in last year’s Salon XVI degree show, Grace Hands was invited to be Kindred Agency’s ‘Creator in Residence’ for October (then extended until mid December). Grace was given lots of lovely briefs, creating social media content for various clients such as Recycle Now, LV and Boomerang, as well as working on internal projects for Kindred. She was…