Baseline shift – our series of design talks – is student-led. Find out what this entails.
Author: Alex Ganczarski
Carl Middleton on design, type and letterpress
Carl Middleton, award-winning designer, graphic artist and print-maker, talked to us about his professional design practice and his letterpress work.
Feedback jam: app design, editorial design and the user
Our tutors, Gerry Leonidas and James Lloyd, and some Part 3s, were on hand to provide students with informal feedback on any project. The resulting design discussions are valuable to us all.
Laura Chamberlain on children’s book illustration
Laura Chamberlain, a 2017 graduate of our BA course, returned to Baseline shift to tell us about the process of children’s book illustration.
Feedback jam: logos, hierarchy and what to do when you get stuck
Baseline shift provided students from all years with a chance to get informal feedback on their work from a variety of tutors, and to share their thoughts with each other.
A message from the future: you will be okay
Week 3’s Baseline Shift marked the return of Alumni talks this year, welcoming graduates George Bevan, Racheal Paris and Sacha Harding to talk to us about their careers and self worth.
David Pearson on book cover design
David Pearson, acclaimed British book cover designer, returned to Baseline shift this autumn term to tell us more about his latest work.
Designing packaging for endurance sports fuels
Real Job – A group of Part 2 students create new packaging for Longhaul – an early stage start-up sports food company, specialising in savoury performance food.
The Counter Press: utilising letterpress in contemporary practice
David Marshall and Elizabeth Ellis, founders of The Counter Press, continue to make use of letterpress in the modern day. How, and why…?
How our students are promoting diversity in the creative field
The 'I am, we are… Different by design' team present their latest work: the second edition of their zine, and workshop at the Tate Exchange. They are looking for new members…