Print Futures Design Success

The Print Futures Awards is an annual initiative by The Printing Charity and this year they approached LCC to find designers who could refresh their printed materials. Students across courses from the Design School at both undergraduate and postgraduate level took up the extra-curricular challenge. Costanza De Luca (BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design), was…

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…

D&AD New Blood Award Winner

Congratulations to final year student, Shalyn Wilkins, who has won a D&AD New Blood Award for her response to the BBC brief that challenged students to “bring Edinburgh Festivals to everyone, by using technology to capture the event for a wider audience”. Be Here & There is a program designed for elderly people in care…

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…

Developing Citizen Designers

Elizabeth Resnick’s book, Developing Citizen Designers, is on the AIGA Design Educators Community ‘must-read’ list for 2017. http://designobserver.com/feature/required-reading/39497/ The book, which is a comprehensive look at a range of international examples of socially responsible design practice from students and educators, features two projects from Graphic and Media Design students and staff. Gülizar Çepoğlu writes about a ‘Design…

Scriptwriter Collaboration

A collaboration between Design School designers and illustrators and the Scriptwriting MA at LCC has resulted in an exhibition which will be seen by Clive Baillie (CEO of BLT Communications) which has envisioned and developed iconic images that celebrate domestic and international theatrical releases; including Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Maleficent, The Truman Show, The Grand Budapest…