Next Up 2017

The Next Up event for final year UAL students took place at Shoreditch Town Hall in March. This year, the event brand identity was set as a project option for final year LCC GMD students as part of the course Industry Practice Unit in the Autumn term. The chosen design, by Berrun Gur, was implemented across all aspects of…

Hollywood Alumnus: Scholarship Fund

The Clive Baillie Scholarship Fund provides funding support for a final year GMD student who demonstrates ‘outstanding academic merit’. Clive Baillie himself recently visited LCC to meet students and give a talk about his work. An alumnus of GMD, Clive and his wife run one of the most successful film poster design studios in the…

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…

Corin Kennington: 70 x 100 Show

  Above, clockwise; Corin Kennington, 70 X 100 / 004, Reverse glass painting (70x100cm). Harry Fieber, 70 X 100/ 008, The Book Club private view. Corin Kennington, 70 X 100 / 003, Duo colour screen print (70x100cm).   70 X 100 is a collaborative show from London based artists Corin Kennington and Harry Fieber, accompanied by a supporting publication designed…

Primary Research: Thomas Thwaites Talk

We invited final year GMD student Richard Underwood to respond to a lecture by Thomas Thwaites in January, part of the Design School Lecture Programme. ‘I first encountered Thomas Thwaites when I came across his toaster in the V&A. As an object it immediately caught my attention and as a story I was captivated. Over…

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…

Grace Hands, Gabriella Renka + Kindred

After seeing her work in last year’s Salon XVI degree show, Grace Hands was invited to be Kindred Agency’s ‘Creator in Residence’ for October (then extended until mid December). Grace was given lots of lovely briefs, creating social media content for various clients such as Recycle Now, LV and Boomerang, as well as working on internal projects for Kindred. She was…