Design Competition: Project 1 Summer Show Sponsorship Pitch, Another Idea/ Theme

After deciding against the idea to use dots as the basis for the visual aesthetic of the show I decided to think more about the theme of Language in design that the brief is based around. After our workshops with regular Practice and using the drawings of the Wellcome collection content I wanted to see how the show could work using things that we use to communicate these being hands, mouths and eyes. Continue reading Design Competition: Project 1 Summer Show Sponsorship Pitch, Another Idea/ Theme

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Making a Living Week: Regular Practice Workshop

One of the first workshops as part of Making a Living Week we started out by looking t found objects provided by Tom and Kristoffer we were asked to then draw any glyphs (individual letter or symbol) that we liked, we did this three times then re-drawing and sizing them to cut out of coloured paper. we worked in groups compiling our letters together on A1 sheets to create very dynamic and colourful posters.

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Workshops: Visual research

We have had another workshop in groups where we have went out in search of images of the area around us from building and spaces, sounds and conversations to illustrations and found objects. After completing this we went to the Bishopsgate Archive to look at some historical documents ranging from books to illustrated pamphlets. The final part of the workshop was to but together a small exhibition of what we had found and what we could find to direct us in the work. Continue reading Workshops: Visual research

Studio Visit: Grand Visual

Our latest studio visit was to the Grand Visual a design and production company that specialists in out of home screen based campaigns and are experts in maximizing viewership of their creations utilizing social media and interactive advertising to encapsulate the audience. Continue reading Studio Visit: Grand Visual

Design Competition: Project 1 Summer Show Exhibition and Sponsorship Pitch, Accelerator Group Workshop.

In our latest workshop with the people from Accelerator we did some group exercises to help us in working together. Continue reading Design Competition: Project 1 Summer Show Exhibition and Sponsorship Pitch, Accelerator Group Workshop.

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Laser cutting workshop.

Our latest workshop at Futures Past has been in the laser cutting and wood work studios in the bottom floor of the university. For this workshop we took our designed into Adobe illustrator then had them laser cut into our own materials. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Laser cutting workshop.

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Letter press workshop.

Today Futures Past studio had a chance to use the letter press facilities at london met to try and experiment with our chosen slogans and phrases relating to our activist and protest research. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Letter press workshop.