‘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…

Nostalgia debut

Edward Lloyd graduated from the Graphic & Media Design BA course in 2018 and is already gaining recognition for his story-telling skills.  Nostalgia is Edward’s debut short film, which was privately screened at Channel 4’s in-house theatre in London, as well as a public exhibition ‘Please Mind the Flash’ at Hoxton Arches, December 2019. With…

Editorial Design

BA & MA GMD alumnus, Jaya Modi, has had her final year book project accepted by Torchlight Journal for their 11th issue – Libraries in Film and Literature. Jaya describes her approach to the project: It was so exciting for me to be able to talk about one of my favourite projects from university –…

Next to Nothing

On the launch of his second album and forthcoming residency in Southbank Centre’s Purcell Rooms, alumnus, graphic designer and musician Hector Plimmer talks to Senior Lecturer Craig Burston – a rumination on studying on GMD at LCC, exploring the pre-modded Elephant & Castle and the importance of bringing your passions into your studies.  GMD: Your…