Rob Banham explains what is expected of a high quality essay for Graphic Communication and Typography BA, and how university essays are different to A-level essays.
Graphic Communication and Typography graduates, Carmen Martinez, Neil Linford-Relph and Aman Verma, share their experiences of UI and UX design.
David Pearson's experience in real life book cover design, and how his experimentation with different design methods helped create exciting and unique book covers.
Our collaboration with DHBW Ravensburg saw 40 German students join us for a day of presentations centred on the D&AD New Blood awards. The exchange also saw five Part 3 students, along with Erasmus-supported Teaching Fellow Sara Chapman, make the trip in the other direction.
Lauren Towner came to speak with our undergraduates about the experience of creating illustrations on-demand, on-brief and on-time, and what designers can learn from the perspective of other specialist in any creative process.
Claire Mack and Holly Forsyth outlined the opportunities for paid graphic design internships, co-funded by the University.
Alison Black led week 3's Baseline Shift talk on approaches to academic writing. She focused on the emotional experience of writing, the barriers that stop us settling down to write, and the mindset required to produce good writing.
'It's not all about fonts!' At a special Baseline Shift session, our former Head of Department stressed the importance of design for reading.
Typography graduates from the past 15 years returned to give us an insight into how their careers have progressed since graduating.
Wendy Mclean, a Teaching Fellow in Studio Art at Reading, led a fun and interactive workshop about creativity, ideation, and process.