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
Between February and August this year I was involved in a project in collaboration with History students at University Campus Suffolk. I have released the details of this project before to some of you. I was asked by my friend Andrew on the history course to help with the design of the magazine. I was … Continue reading Update: 1914: Suffolk and the Western Front Magazine.
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.
So we're back for our final year, two weeks ago we started semester one and we started two modules. One solely based on Portfolio Development and another module called Dissertation and Critical Review across the whole year. For Portfolio Development, we were given a four week brief to express the place we're in, whether it be the literal … Continue reading In the thick of it: My Final Year.