Critical: Politics, Design & 2017

GMD alumnus, Michael Oswell’s Ibiza Mykonos project was recently part of the Beazley Designs of the Year Exhibition at the Design Museum, it was selected by Ben Terrett and one of 100 featured designs. Michael created a series of political posters for the social media age. He pokes fun at the huge gap between political rhetoric and…

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…