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…

D&AD Flipstik Success!

The second winners from the Design School at the D&AD awards this year were Charlie Boyden and Natasha Hicken who were recognised for their Hasbro game idea, Flipstik. FlipStik is a game that is as straight-forward as it is addictive – it has no rules, you can play it however you want, challenge yourself or your…

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…