I have been busy working on getting my portfolio ready for the end of university and as part of it I have built a website. The website is to promote my portfolio and show some of the work I have been doing over the past three years. The process of building a brand and designing … Continue reading I’ve moved.
Sorry, I know I pledged a few weeks ago that I will be posting more regularly but I have been juggling being ill and trying to finish all the important university work left to hand in. So here's to more posts (hopefully) from now on. University teaching has official finished and one of the last … Continue reading Jack of all trades.
I thought I would just touch base with you all, and say I'm now back with a few ideas to write and release some blogs over the next few months. I know it’s been a while! University work had to take a bit more of a priority. So a lot of different things have been … Continue reading It’s been a while!
So the Blink Auction website is live now, you may remember that I spoke about the project in late December as we started the process of designing the branding and website for it. The auction is to raise funds for our end of year show this summer; the work has kindly been donated by some illustrators and designers. As … Continue reading Blink auction website goes live.
It’s not often I pick up the junk mail that falls through the letter box and read the information presented in front of me. Until now, where obviously the designer or printer hadn't checked the spelling of the town I've lived in for my whole life. I picked it up and thought it was hilarious, … Continue reading Typo-Graphics
As a kid the James Bond film franchise captivated my mind as I watched on, by the age of 12, I had seen all of the bond films released to that point. The design of the whole franchise is something I haven't been able to critique as a design student. In particular the logo that … Continue reading Design, Mr Bond.
In my first year of university, in a module called history and context of design; we were tasked as part of a group, to give a presentation on a topic of our own choice. Using a Japanese presentation style called Pecha Kucha, which are 20 slides for 20 seconds. The group was made up of … Continue reading Form Follows Function.
As a designer and photographer, reflecting over creative conclusions throughout the past year is always good. At this point right at the start of a new year, I thought it may be good to show my favourite five photographs from last year that I have taken. These have been taken on my camera and phone. … Continue reading Five favourites
Two weeks ago, we were lucky enough at UCS to have a lecture by the Illustrator, Artist and Designer; David Gentleman. His work has spanned the past five decades, from designing stamps to illustrating tube stations. He highlighted the fact many people will have seen his work before, whether it be in Charing Cross station … Continue reading What a Gentleman.
As it is our final year, our year group have the task of raising money for the end of year show. We have been planning an online auction that will feature works from Illustrators, Designers and Graphic Artists. Over the past couple of weeks emails have been sent to ask for some work, and we … Continue reading Blink