Unwrapping Photography

What surrounds the creation of an NGO photographic image? How is this constructed? What underpins it and what is its social dynamic and texture? In his new book, Unwrapping Photography; Reading the Layers Behind a Photographic Image, GMD Associate Lecturer Luca Damiani considers these difficult issues amongst others. Unwrapping Photography looks at the development, from concept…

Krafty

A new business start-up from a trio of students, two of whom are from LCC, has emerged as part of Mercarto Metropolitano, the Milan-style street food market at Elephant & Castle. Final year Graphic and Media Design student Felix Bollen spent part of his Diploma in Professional Studies year 16/17 developing this new business, concentrating…

Isle of Dogs

When embarking on her Diploma in Professional Studies year, Caitlin Jedski was clear about one thing, she really wanted to work on a film. Deeply engaged in typography, both print and production, she was a great fan of the work of MinaLima and wanted to explore the role of a designer in the movies. Caitlin…

Variable Data Printing

MuirMcNeil design 8000 unique covers for Eye 94   For the cover of Eye Magazine, no. 94, MuirMcNeil (BA GMD tutors Paul McNeil and Hamish Muir) designed a system to generate 8000 uniquely different typographic compositions using algorithmic methodologies. The covers were printed digitally on an HP Indigo 10000 press at Pureprint using HP ‘Mosaic’,…

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…

Magculture Conference

LCC Design alumnus Jeremy Leslie organises The Modern Magazine Conference – a hugely successful annual celebration of independent magazines. Managing and creating magazines for 30 years, Jeremy Leslie is the designer, writer, and curator at the centre of magCulture. He has written four books about editorial design and regularly contributes to the creative press and lectures…

Giorgio Marani: Typographic Retrospective

Graduating from LCC only 16 months ago, Giorgio Marani has already staged his first solo pop-up exhibition. The exhibition focused on the importance of typography within graphic design, and was held at Burley Fisher Books in Haggerston on Wednesday 8th November. Giorgio is a Milanese graphic designer who started experimenting with typography in 2005 at…