Agitate!-Propagate!-’68!

To mark the 50th anniversary of ‘1968’, a year of global protest and unrest, the Design Activism Research Hub (DARH) is staging an exhibition in the LCC Library with related events for students and staff during May. The exhibition displays visual artefacts and publications related to activist concerns in London at that time; from international…

The Designers Republic Talk

First year GMD student, Jack Rice, reports back from The Designers Republic talk given by Ian Anderson earlier this term at LCC. “‘Accidental Pioneers’, that’s how Course Leader Craig Burston introduced The Designers Republic before Ian Anderson started speaking. Coming from more of a philosophical and musical background than a design one, Ian Anderson, along…

Genius Loci project – Year one films

Year one students have been busy making short films as inspiration for their Genius Loci projects. The year are looking to capture a sense of place through their films, which are edited by mobile app technology. The second phase of the project is to represent the same space but through alternative forms. Check out what…

Genius Loci films

Year one students have been busy making short films as inspiration for their Genius Loci projects. The year are looking to capture a sense of place through their films, which are edited by mobile app technology. The second phase of the project is to represent the same space but through alternative forms. Check out what…

GMD collaborating with Pantone

First and second year GMD students are working with Pantone designer John Fewster in developing the Pantone Education Resource. John has met both years and will continue to test out the colour educational tool on GMD. We aim to get all students through the four part extra curricular programme.

First year Zine Fair is a big success

We had our first year Zine Fair on Thursday 6th March, with over 130 students taking part in the events, lots of great work was bought and sold on the night. Most sold out and students making a profit with Zines exchanging hands from as little at 50p through to £3.00. The student organised event…

Scott King W.A.R. Workshop

Art Director and Artist Scott King ran a one day workshop on Wednesday 22nd Jan for 9 GMD students. His workshop was for both first and second year students, commenting upon being a slave to the acronym, and was titled W.A.R ( We Are Rubbish). The students produced a campaign about the pointless, the useless,…