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…

Collective Tendency

Gabriella Renka’s work was shortlisted by WGSN and ARTS THREAD for the WGSN Futures NYC event in November at Studio 450, New York. Gabriella, who graduated from GMD at LCC in summer 2016, entered the Social Media category with Collective Tendency – ‘a paper craft set design which connects emotions and social media together through…

Kinfolk Redesign by GMD Alumnus

Kinfolk magazine has unveiled a redesign for issue 22, which newly appointed Design Director Alex Hunting says “looks to evolves its aesthetic while retaining the magazine’s sensitive approach to photographic art direction”. Alex graduated from LCC in 2010 and has had a successful career in editorial design, setting up his own studio and working for…

Future Medina

LCC design students and alumni Alessia Arcuri, Konstantin Zhukov and DPS student Anikita Anand have created the graphics and a film for Future Medina at Tate Modern, a modern marketplace for energy and ideas. Audiences are encouraged to explore this interactive installation or take part in a series of workshops, music, talks, art-making and performance.…

The Peter Cannings Prize

The 2016 recipient of the Peter Cannings Prize for Innovation in Digital Media in Graphic Design was Damion Robinson. The £500 prize is awarded annually to a final year student from BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design and is made to a student whose work demonstrates the most innovative use of digital media. Peter Cannings, who died suddenly in 2012, was…