Talent Works 2018

LCC Talent Works is a programme that funds LCC students and recent graduates to work on projects for social enterprises, charities and community groups. A number of second year Graphic & Media Design students took part in Talent Works projects this year. Under the scheme, GMD students were given training in website design and then put…

Year 2 Sign Writing Workshop

2nd year Graphic & Media Design student, Emma Shore, has been working as a sign writer for Lush Cosmetics for 2–3 years, and is part of a team of 6 who are responsible for the signage in the UK and European shops, as well as any events which the company holds. The traditional craft of…

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…

Hold Tight

GMD student, Veronica Jones, reports back from a recent talk at LCC. “Second year GMD students and tutors welcomed author Jeffrey Boakye for a talk about his book Hold Tight: Black Masculinity, Millennials and the Meaning of Grime. Hold Tight is a key text for our collaborative project, Full Flow – the Language of Grime, in which students…

LCC Talent Works: Web Design

LCC Talent Works is a programme that funds LCC students and recent graduates to work on projects for social enterprises, charities and community groups. Under the scheme, three GMD 2nd year students were given training in website design and then put their experience into practice for charities who would not otherwise be able to afford…

Student’s Zine Publication: Deptford, Amsterdam, Osaka

Hungry and Undervalued was GMD student Charlotte Joseph’s self-initiated project whilst out on the Diploma in Professional Studies. Charlotte is also a music journalist in her spare time and she produced this zine about undiscovered girl bands from her gig visits and interviews. “I wanted to create something to bring people of colour who enjoy participating…

Print Futures Design Success

The Print Futures Awards is an annual initiative by The Printing Charity and this year they approached LCC to find designers who could refresh their printed materials. Students across courses from the Design School at both undergraduate and postgraduate level took up the extra-curricular challenge. Costanza De Luca (BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design), was…