Year 2: SPACES Exhibition

Defined as “an exhibition exploring juxtaposition of spaces through the collaboration of art and design”, the one-night pop-up show was inspired by the different spaces and exhibitions Year Two students visited in their activity week, when they travelled to Margate and visited Somerset House’s 24/7 exhibition, the Design Museum’s Moving to Mars exhibit, and Store…

Nostalgia debut

Edward Lloyd graduated from the Graphic & Media Design BA course in 2018 and is already gaining recognition for his story-telling skills.  Nostalgia is Edward’s debut short film, which was privately screened at Channel 4’s in-house theatre in London, as well as a public exhibition ‘Please Mind the Flash’ at Hoxton Arches, December 2019. With…

Editorial Design

BA & MA GMD alumnus, Jaya Modi, has had her final year book project accepted by Torchlight Journal for their 11th issue – Libraries in Film and Literature. Jaya describes her approach to the project: It was so exciting for me to be able to talk about one of my favourite projects from university –…

Next to Nothing

On the launch of his second album and forthcoming residency in Southbank Centre’s Purcell Rooms, alumnus, graphic designer and musician Hector Plimmer talks to Senior Lecturer Craig Burston – a rumination on studying on GMD at LCC, exploring the pre-modded Elephant & Castle and the importance of bringing your passions into your studies.  GMD: Your…

Decoding Type

Marion Bisserier, a final year BA Graphic and Media Design student (2019), was invited to present her thesis research at the 4T Design and Design History Society Association 2019 symposium on ‘Design and Authority’ in İzmir, Turkey. Her paper Decoding Type posed the question: ‘To what extent has the invention of Unicode in 1990 served multiculturalism in type design?’…

Mindworks

London Design Festival; ‘Emergence’ at LCC: Sept/Oct 2019 #5 Mindworks is an online collection of design around the theme of mental health and well-being, produced by students and staff across UAL, including work from the GMD course: https://www.mindworksual.com/ This new archive resource provides reflection and analysis, promotes positive understanding and counteracts stigma. It is intended…

What Does Green Really Mean?

London Design Festival; ‘Emergence’ at LCC: Sept/Oct 2019 #4 What Does Green Really Mean? was initially developed by GMD First Year Coordinator, Craig Burston, for London Design Festival 2014. Four inter-related physical outputs; book, music compilation tape, a collection of objects and sculpted artefacts that remind one of the first time we have an awakening regarding the fragility of…