Studio: Futures Past, Project 1 Activism

Our third year has began and the Londonmet Vis comm students have been assigned their chosen (possibly not chosen) studios for the year. In the Futures Past studio our first activity consisted of a walk along Roman Road to begin our working with The Roman Road trust a charity dedicated to building a better high street and community for the local people of Roman Road.

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Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Spot Colour Ideas

Aswell as creating signage in the catalogue I have also been asked to come up with spot colour ideas for pages introducing the studios and projects. I started by using some mock ups billy made with lorem ipsum.

I tried making interesting spot colour designs just using 2 colours as with the final catalogue will be in only 2 colours.

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Impression Studio: Project 4 Riso Show, Animation Sign Final Design

After finishing the type for the animation sign I looked at duplicating it multiple time on the page and mirroring it in rows I think doing this filled the emptiness on the page and rather than just on word floating in a page.

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Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Animation Signage Further Development

To take my ideas further I wanted to find a font I thought was good for signage and trace over it to create a display type for the signage. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Animation Signage Further Development

Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Animation Signage Back to the Drawing Board

 I decided to rethink my idea for the animation signage and decided to take a more illustrative approach to it. I started as usual with rough sketches. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Animation Signage Back to the Drawing Board

Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show first tests on Riso Printer

Studio members have been given extra access to the univeristy Riso Printer in preperation for creating the summer show catalogue. Studio members were asked to create some test images for the riso printer to see what could work and to get a better idea of how the colours blend. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show first tests on Riso Printer

Impresion Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Looking at sign layout

I took a moment to think about how the sign for the inventivity studio could be layed out I liked the idea of it being something that required some thought when assembling it like a simple puzzle.

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Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Initial ideas for typography and patterns

After looking at inventivity studio I decided to use the shape of the studio as a way of manipulating type for their sign. I started out by making some rough sketches of how the shape could effect letters in different ways.

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CIP: Collection Project Book Cover (workshop further development)

When creating my cover I already had it in mind to continue with the the colour theme of white, grey and black so while keeping this in mind I looked at some different book covers in the library that I liked. Continue reading CIP: Collection Project Book Cover (workshop further development)

CIP: Collection Project, Research on Creatives using the digital page to their advantage 2

The brief also said we should look into how creative practitioners also use the printed page to their advantage and I found a few different examples of various ways people in the industry of design or illustration have used this to help their work. Continue reading CIP: Collection Project, Research on Creatives using the digital page to their advantage 2