Creatin Countries

Two GMD graduates, Hugh van der Lande and Corey Flynn, have just set up their own company, Creatin Countries. They describe this as: “A company trying to make a positive impact through design while doing what they love; traveling around the world. Their goal is to encourage and support other content creators and brands to…

Class of 2020

GMD alumnus, Tamara Lewis, has been working as a designer on a new initiative to help recent graduates entering a difficult job market. First initiated by Associate Professor Dr Norbert Morawetz at Henley Business School, Class of 2020 has quickly grown into a group of volunteers comprising students, graduates, educators and professionals coming together to build…

#OutdoorBlackArt

GMD alumni, Samuel Mensah, was one of the designers who contributed to the London based #OutdoorBlackArt campaign this summer (and also interviewed by the BBC – clip below). We asked Samuel to tell us more about the project and his response… “It’s not every day that I get to create artwork for a series of…

‘Experience Architect’: Benedict Wong

An informal Q+A with BA and MA GMD alumnus, Benedict Wong. – When did you graduate from GMD? A blog should never ask a gentleman his age. But if you must know, (pops over to LinkedIn) it was too damn long ago, and probably around 2007-2008…? – What are you doing now and where? I ended…

Developing an Ethical Code

Anmar Matrood graduated from the Graphic & Media Design BA in 2014 and currently lives and works in Finland. Here he talks about a recent project he worked on that resonates with the ethical design values of GMD. I work as a design lead at Gofore, one of the leading consulting companies in Finland. Since…

Yulia.i – Independent Art Curator

Yulia Ivanova has had a wide-ranging career since graduating from GMD in 2009. Over the last 10 years she has honed her skills in project management and curation with social impact. We interviewed her about her experiences since leaving LCC.   What are you doing now and where? I’m an independent art curator based in…

Covid-19 Visualisation

During these inexplicably confusing and trying times, design studio Tiipoi found themselves curious about how the Covid-19 was spreading so fast. They also found a lot of incorrect information out there. So the studio developed a set of informational story screens about the virus and how it proliferates for dissemination on Instagram and other social…

Sustainable Packaging Design

GMD alumnus, Rory Farrell’s recent elegant packaging solution for LSA International included a sustainability challenge. Rory describes the thinking behind his design: “Canopy was one of LSA’s flagship collections of spring-summer 2019. The styling of the packaging you see here was a sort of subdued, eastern-bloc, modernist tone, in accordance with LSA’s 1960s Polish origins.…

Nike Global Narrative Director: Interview

A longer than usual post, but this email interview with GMD alumnus Sam Jackson, Global Narrative Director at Nike, is well worth the read, so we are publishing it in its entirety. Lots of good tips for students and links to visit, so keep scrolling!… When did you graduate from GMD? I graduated in the…