Gateway/GMD

This year’s Graphic & Media Design Graduate Degree Show has had to take a very different form to previous exhibitions. Instead of hanging posters and installing screens in a physical space, this year’s graduates and staff have been reflecting on our current working and leisure practices, in order to produce a suitable online environment to…

Re:act: Distraction

The annual Re:act program challenges university students to create a behaviour change campaign that raises awareness among 18-25 year old road users of a critical road safety issue where they are over-represented. The Re:act 2020 topic was ‘distraction’. An initiative of creative behaviour change agency Hard Edge, Re:act, now in its fifth year, expanded internationally…

Decoding Type

Marion Bisserier, a final year BA Graphic and Media Design student (2019), was invited to present her thesis research at the 4T Design and Design History Society Association 2019 symposium on ‘Design and Authority’ in İzmir, Turkey. Her paper Decoding Type posed the question: ‘To what extent has the invention of Unicode in 1990 served multiculturalism in type design?’…

Jasmine Engel-Malone: Naked Analogue

Final Year BA GMD student Jasmine Engel-Malone defines herself as both designer and photographer. At her recent self-managed solo exhibition at the Bow Arts Raw Lab, East London, Jasmine showed that her skills transcend both of those narrow definitions, as the exhibition was a display of curation, art direction, branding, photography and applied editorial design.…

Think Piece: Benedict Povey

Final year student Benedict Povey used his dissertation to look at design responsibility in the industry. As he approaches the end of his course, Benedict sets out his concerns here: In a World of Immediacy, has Debate Become Absent? Immediately satisfying visual content designed to collect followers and generate likes seems to have replaced design…

In Conversation: Alex Cooper & Tim Hutchinson

The lecture series, In Conversation with Alumni, began with Tony Pritchard (Course Leader, Postgraduate Design for Visual Communication) talking to Graphic & Media Design staff members, Alex Cooper and Tim Hutchinson about their joint practice. For final year student Benedict Povey, this was an opportunity to get more familiar with their approach and reflect on how…

Salon XVIII: Degree Show 2018

Launched 20th June 2018. This year’s graduating students are showing their work across all media in the Upper Gallery at LCC and online at: http://gmdlcc.com Exhibition opening hours: http://events.arts.ac.uk/event/2018/6/21/LCC-Degree-Shows-2018-Show-2/ Students have also been responsible for publicising the show across social media. Follow @GMDLCC on both Instagram and Twitter for coverage. https://www.instagram.com/gmdlcc/ Tweets by GMDLCC