Connected by Design: R/GA

In February, second year DPS students presented Connected by Design to a team of creatives from R/GA at their offices in Hoxton, with the aim of honing their conceptual and presentation skills. In creative teams, students demonstrated how to connect people and spaces across the vast international creative organisation in many innovative ways. One team dressed up…

Design Machine; 2nd Year Workshop

Start small, go big! Second year GMD students recently took part in a generative design workshop with tutors Paul McNeil and Rob Mowbray, resulting in a ‘supergraphic’ that grew until it took over the whole of the Atrium Gallery floor. A series of hands-on workshop tasks combined strategic applications of both “ordered and disordered systems as tools” to…

Print Futures Awards: GMD Winners

The Print Futures Awards help young people with grants of up to £1,500 to fund costs associated with a relevant course in printing, publishing, packaging or graphic arts. In 2016, six GMD students were successful in their award applications. Loi Xuan Ly, Shalyn Wilkins, Damion Robinson, Eric Hesselbo, Henry Seeley and Pietro Sandri (pictured L-R)  received their grants at…

Investigating Specialist Areas

Year Two students had a fantastic pop up exhibition of their summer project work on the 8th October at LCC. The brief explored four specialist areas, they were. Digital Exploration  Information Environments and Branding Social Design Typo/Graphic The project requested the students to research the four specialist areas and to select two of them to combine and…

Penguin Design Awards

The Penguin Design Awards aim to discover and nurture talented emerging book cover designers. Entrants this year were challenged to create covers which stood out from other books on the shelves whilst still appealing to the books’ target audience. Andy King was shortlisted for her designs in this year’s prestigious competition. Andy was awarded second…

Year two excellence

Year two have produced excellent Research Documents as part of their final assessed unit: Language, Audience and Environment, as part of the submissions the students had to produce 3 Self Initiated Project proposals. All documents we printed and bound on campus. Well done to all concerned.

Design by Nature at The Southbank

Students from GMD Year 2 exhibited design concepts and proposals at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in March as part of a unique conference curated by guerrilla geographer Daniel Raven-Ellison who has proposed that London becomes the first ever global city to become a National Park. This is an extraordinary development for an extraordinary city. Recognised…