Type Designer Takes Next Step

Alumni Matthew Willsone is preparing to start an MA at the University of Reading, specialising in typography. He shares his story with us… “During the latter months of studying Graphic and Media Design I wanted to challenge myself to create work that was completely original, which meant developing a unique style of type design for…

The Green Ray

Netta Peltola is a GMD alumnus who has just completed this stunning project with Jotta Studio www.jotta.com THE GREEN RAY — Canal Convergence 2018. Scottsdale, Arizona, US If you watch the sun descending as it sets behind the horizon line you may be lucky enough to see a phenomena called the ‘green ray’. Inspired by the appearance of…

UX/UI from London to China

Sophia Tai graduated from GMD in 2017. She is currently a UX/UI designer at Mporium Group, a fast-growing Artificial Intelligence based tech startup in central London. Her job includes exciting challenges with room for growth, a great support system and help in preparing her own Professional Development Plan. Sophia has also just been accepted on to…

Me. Him. Us.

GMD alumnus Sho Mizutani has been involved in creating an HIV campaign with the gay men’s health charity, GMFA, which is currently appearing at poster sites around South London. The initiative aims to increase testing among BAME (black and minority ethnic)  gay and bisexual men but also to increase representation of BAME gay and bisexual men in public…

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…

UX Designer in Training

Shalyn Wilkins graduated from GMD just last year in June 2017, but is already well on her way to a career in User Experience via the BBC. We caught up with her to find out what she is currently doing. What are you doing now?  I’m now working as a design trainee for the BBC.…

Bakhtawer works in Content & Brand

GMD alumnus Bakhtawer Haider graduated in 2016. She is currently a Graphic Designer at Portland Communications (a Global Boutique PR Agency) in the in-house content creation unit – Content & Brand. So what does that entail? “Portland’s Content and Brand team draws together writing, research, design, brand strategy, web development, data visualisation and video production to produce powerful…