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.
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.
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
So I haven't written for the past couple of weeks; it has been a busy time at University. Two weeks ago, a group of us took a trip to London to visit the ‘This is' exhibition, at the Conningsby Gallery in London's West End. The exhibition was put on by the previous third years at … Continue reading Raising my Games.
We have just been given a new brief, and we start the process of designing again. As a process, design is one I'm passionate about, the fact that we are on a journey throughout excites me, but, it can be a funny thing really. The nervous feeling of getting a new brief, and the million … Continue reading Processing design and creative thinking.
You may remember the photo I took below, from a previous post. I often find that I can get ideas for photographs when I'm on my tour of the local area. It depends on the time of day and whether I have the right camera equipment. The idea for this photo, originally came from a … Continue reading Similar photo, different time…