Magculture Conference

LCC Design alumnus Jeremy Leslie organises The Modern Magazine Conference – a hugely successful annual celebration of independent magazines. Managing and creating magazines for 30 years, Jeremy Leslie is the designer, writer, and curator at the centre of magCulture. He has written four books about editorial design and regularly contributes to the creative press and lectures…

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…

Creativity Explored in UAL Publication

What does it mean to be ‘creative’? What’s the point of a creative education? What happens at art school? The work of GMD students at LCC has been featured in a new book which explores creativity through a series of essays and interviews with over 30 high-profile contributors, alongside lavish images of artworks, exhibitions and actions…

Eddie Opara Lecture

Review by final year student, James Land In the second of this term’s Design School Lecture Series, Pentagram’s Eddie Opara came in to discuss the role of design and modern technology, as well as demonstrating his impressive design background.  “The problem graphic design has, is when you try to define it.” LCC Alumni, Opara, identifies not as a graphic…

Autumn/Spring Design Lectures 2016/17

The Design School has curated a series of design lectures for the Autumn and Spring terms  at London College of Communication. Nicky Ryan, Dean of the Design School has proposed the titles of the lectures which explore disciplinary territories which need particular consideration, critical analysis and debate. Each lecture is introduced by an academic and will have a…