Melt-It DIY

The Melt-It DIY event was a student driven project, held as part of UAL Green Week 2018, promoting sustainability through the process of recycling and designing with plastic waste. It featured three key speakers: Rodrigo Garcia with Ooho Project; Sophie Thomas on the circular economy and Happenstance Workshop with the STEW project. The event was…

Krafty

A new business start-up from a trio of students, two of whom are from LCC, has emerged as part of Mercarto Metropolitano, the Milan-style street food market at Elephant & Castle. Final year Graphic and Media Design student Felix Bollen spent part of his Diploma in Professional Studies year 16/17 developing this new business, concentrating…

Isle of Dogs

When embarking on her Diploma in Professional Studies year, Caitlin Jedski was clear about one thing, she really wanted to work on a film. Deeply engaged in typography, both print and production, she was a great fan of the work of MinaLima and wanted to explore the role of a designer in the movies. Caitlin…

Design Intern at Snowboxx

GMD Diploma in Professional Studies student, Alexandra McCraken, has been selected to design for Snowboxx after a shortlisting challenge to work on MainStage Travel’s Winter Music Festival. The internship spans from November to April, with the Festival happening in March 2018 – an ideal opportunity for Alexandra’s year of professional practice. “Working within the music industry…

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…

D&AD Flipstik Success!

The second winners from the Design School at the D&AD awards this year were Charlie Boyden and Natasha Hicken who were recognised for their Hasbro game idea, Flipstik. FlipStik is a game that is as straight-forward as it is addictive – it has no rules, you can play it however you want, challenge yourself or your…

Connected by Design: R/GA

In February, second year DPS students presented Connected by Design to a team of creatives from R/GA at their offices in Hoxton, with the aim of honing their conceptual and presentation skills. In creative teams, students demonstrated how to connect people and spaces across the vast international creative organisation in many innovative ways. One team dressed up…