Kim from the Letter press department offered to teach us about typography an grid layouts. I really liked this workshop as it can be a stepping stone to my final major project. Firstly we started out with the title,subtitle and text. We had to rearrange the texts and separate into how we think it can… Continue reading Type and Grid workshop/w Kim
Sergio lives and works in Valencia as a freelance illustrator for national and international clients. He graduated Fine arts in San Carlos university (Valencia). He worked for people such as The New Yorker, The International Herald Tribune, Die Zeit and Mc Sweenys. His work is very cute and the use of colours he uses goes… Continue reading Sergio Membrillas
Demetrios is a Greek/Cypriot who grew up and studied in London, he received a BA Hons degree in fashion an he was recruited by an international designer named John Galliano. He then was passionate about drawing and painting and was inspired to change his path and moved to New York after 2 years. He made… Continue reading Demetrios Psilos
On addition to our Super Friday we had to set up and host an exhibition based on our Design competition briefs which is called “Beyond the Limits.” Beyond the Limits is a brief where we can expand our imagination and create a body part or enhance a certain part of a body. This brief was… Continue reading Beyond the Limits exhibition
On Friday the 11th March, I set up an exhibition of my own. I wanted to give myself a challenge, on what would have happened if I was to set an exhibition within 3 days. I did this only to experience on how well I am on short deadlines.
Our new brief was to use our techniques to create an “editorial” illustration. An editorial illustration is usually commissioned to an article on newspapers or magazines to respond to highlight the text, in a way to understand on what the text is about. We were to choose an article of our choice, read through and… Continue reading Editorial
On Friday afternoon we had a workshop with Rachel Gannon the new head of Visual communication, she taught us a method of by using charcoal and erasing repetitively it can create a quick vivid animation. In my opinion it was a fun workshop because you can alter it’s movements and have a small narrative.
On Tuesday afternoon we gathered to have a presentation about our studios and what we do as a collective. Each studio showed their processes and briefs, and in addition we also had design competition and CIP have a presentation of their own.
On Friday morning we started off by laying out our work on separate places (e.g. Beyond the limits, tinkerlink, visual identity, secret seven etc) We did this to show what we’ve done and to listen to feed back from others to get more a expanded opinions instead of hearing from one person. After Cecile showed… Continue reading Design comp : Presenting work
Yesterday Friday we were given an interesting talk from Ricardo about Logos. He pointed out logos by their shape; the sequence of cognition branding, identity and self promotion. We started a small activity where we drew out shapes (such as squares, circles etc) Then showed us examples of logos with a round shape and a… Continue reading Design Comp : Logos