Baseline shift

Baseline shift

A series of talks, events and workshops helping students expand and redefine their understanding of what a designer is, and what design can do.

Typography alumni talks: a look at our future

10 December 2018

This week was a very special Baseline shift event. Alumni from the Typography department returned to give us an insight into how their careers have… Read more

Creativity, Ideation, and Process Workshop

29 November 2018

Wendy Mclean, a Teaching Fellow in Studio Art at Reading, led a fun and interactive workshop about creativity, ideation, and process in today’s Baseline shift… Read more

IBM iX: design thinking, processes and opportunities

27 November 2018

Week eight of Baseline Shift’s Wednesday morning sessions marks a very exciting occasion. A visit from Milly Longbottom and Will Trickey, alumni of our department… Read more

David Pearson: Flowers, Football & Fonts…

16 November 2018

David Pearson began his talk to Typography students at the University of Reading citing three things that sum up what really interest him – the… Read more

Research introductions

14 November 2018

In today’s Baseline shift event, research division lead Alison Black, along with other members of staff including, Jeanne Louise Moys, Sue Walker, Gerry Leonidas and… Read more

The basics: a guide to good writing and referencing

1 November 2018

In Typography at the University of Reading, a huge importance is placed on having a good academic writing ability. Week four and five of the… Read more

Making a ZINE: ‘I am, we are… different by design’

30 October 2018

Our second Baseline Shift session was run by Camara Dick, Seniz Husseyin, Malaika Johnson and Martha Macri, members of a group of students who have… Read more

DK at the University of Reading

17 October 2018

Our first Baseline shift Wednesday morning session kicked off this week and Typography students were lucky enough to receive a visit from two members of… Read more