Diploma in Professional Studies: Round-Up

Starting the New Year with a quick round-up of sample activities that GMD students are currently taking part in on their year out in industry (Diploma in Professional Studies). We will be looking at some of these projects in more detail in future posts… Ester Mejibovski and Marta Úrbez were selected by Wix Design Playground to…

Route-Artlantique, Senegal

Route-Artlantique is a unique opportunity for students  from across Europe to engage in a cross-cultural experience to explore design thinking and innovation from an international perspective. Via a series of workshops, across two weeks, students travel through three coastal regions of Senegal, West Africa experiencing first hand traditional arts and craft as used on an everyday…

Everyday Heroes

Graphic & Media Design students Stephanie Tan and Maxwel Fabiano Da Silva were involved in designing a major exhibition during their Diploma in Professional Studies (DPS) year. The ‘Everyday Heroes’ exhibition came from a professional relationship that LCC has built with the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team at BNP Paribas. The French bank approached the ‘Conscientious…

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…