Getting Out There

Getting Out There is a networking and skills program designed to help students prepare themselves for the outside world. The program was just completed with the Second Year Graphic and Media Design students at London College of Communication. Facilitator William Redgrove reflects on the experience: “I have come from the interesting position of being an…

In Conversation: Naomi Edmondson

The first ‘In Conversation with Alumni’ talk of the new year was with BA Graphic & Media Design alumnus and Winner of ‘Street Artist of the Year‘ at the Rise Art Awards, 2018, Naomi Edmondson. Naomi talked through her project Survival Techniques, and the distinctive typographic style that she has developed for putting positive messages…

Alumnus Joins UAL UX Team

Declan Talbert graduated from the Graphic and Media Design (GMD) course in 2011. Since then he has had a varied and international career but is now back with us, working on UAL’s new website design…  What are you doing now?  “I’m currently working at University of the Arts London (UAL), as a UX Designer for a newly…

Jobs on the Out

Design: Annabel Schick   Last term, a group of 2nd year Graphic & Media Design students began work on a live collaboration with GMD alumnus, Alex Rose, National Careers Service Advisor for HMP YOI ISIS and HMP Wandsworth. The students who volunteered to take part in the project were; Annabel Schick; Ryan Ellis; Tom Allen, Veronica Carlin and Ewa Dykas; James Robinson and…

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…