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…

Giorgio Marani: Typographic Retrospective

Graduating from LCC only 16 months ago, Giorgio Marani has already staged his first solo pop-up exhibition. The exhibition focused on the importance of typography within graphic design, and was held at Burley Fisher Books in Haggerston on Wednesday 8th November. Giorgio is a Milanese graphic designer who started experimenting with typography in 2005 at…

World Domination?

  Samuel Mensah graduated from GMD in 2013 whilst rapidly gaining a slew of awards and industry recognition. Keeping busy with his own global initiatives – Youth Worldwide and D+R – alongside his high-powered day job, he reflects on his time at LCC and tells us more about his current philosophy and interests… “I believe…

Survival Techniques Exhibition

GMD alumnus Naomi Edmondson began legal street art project Survival Techniques almost 2 years ago after a period of feeling low. The paintings aim to promote hope and optimism. “It started as a list I made for myself to remind me what to do when I was feeling really low: things that always made me…