Creative Industry Practice: Book cover and binding work shop

Today we had another work shop in CIP class where we looked at some different and easy ways that books could be bound at home with paper, card and glue. We also looked at how to properly attache a cover to the front and back pages. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Book cover and binding work shop

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Paper folding workshop

In one of our latest work shops for the CIP collection project we looked at some different paper folding techniques to try and give us some good ideas for the pages in our own books. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Paper folding workshop

Studio Impression: Project 3 Anthology, Letter Press WorkShop

The latest workshop for the impression studio has been in the use of letter press and digitising letterpress to start off we put together some simple layouts of the alphabet in a font of our choice to get back into the letterpress groove. Continue reading Studio Impression: Project 3 Anthology, Letter Press WorkShop

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Projects, Thoughts of the week Alan Fletcher

Our Latest thought of the week have been aimed a lot towards layout design for the first part of this weekly thought we have been asked to identify examples of good layout design and bad layout design. (although in my opinion its all personal preference really) Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Projects, Thoughts of the week Alan Fletcher

Impression Studio: Project 3 Anthology Screen Printing Workshop

Recently we completed our screen printing workshop that was split into to sessions

In the first session we had a refresher induction to the new screen printing studio at the university. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 3 Anthology Screen Printing Workshop

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Thoughts of the week Kate Moross

For the second thoughts of the week we were asked to think about and write in our sketch books about how we work and if we think that we have any specific preferences when we work such as what typefaces we use or if our work has a general aesthetic and style through out.  Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Thoughts of the week Kate Moross

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Thoughts of the week Massimo Vignelli

Each week of our critical Industry Practice class we are assigned a practitioner a week to research, were also asked to give our thoughts on a certain topic and to collect objects or research relating the practitioner. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Thoughts of the week Massimo Vignelli

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Fig Taylor Visit

Recently our CIP class was visited by Fig Taylor who is well known for consulting with illustrators and designers on how then curate their portfolios. She had a lot of handy advice for us and I think some of what she said could also translate into our Collection project when thinking about how we’ll be representing our work. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Fig Taylor Visit