When we asked for volunteers to come and talk to our students about careers, we got quite a response. 17 generous friends and alumni stepped up to offer interviews and portfolio reviews. Robin Smith has a write-up (with a long list of credits) …
Real Job: Couldn't end the year without at least ONE of our undergrads designing a typeface. Connie Worthington unpacks her excellent work in this report. She's keen for feedback from our Typeface Design tutors or MAs! #typedesign @FredSmeijers @typefacedesign @CAFOD
Real Job: In the last report from our Degree Show team, Aanand Tank reflects on his role as Creative Director, a role that showed his growing skill in design leadership.
Real Job: Editors Marianne and Aanand are putting the finishing touches on Issue 3 of @UniofReading's arts diversity zine. Publication this summer! 🤞🏿🤞🏾🤞🏼🤞🤞🏻 @UniRdg_Diverse
Real Job: Angie Bacallan explains how our graduates designed and managed the promotion of their degree show this year: https://www.instagram.com/greaterthanatoz/ https://greater-than-a-to-z.co.uk
Real Job: Amrita and Chia-yi created the site at https://greater-than-a-to-z.co.uk . Their report makes clear the value of learning how to communicate effectively with IT professionals in order to bring a design vision to life. Special thanks to @UniRdg_IT for supporting this project throughout.
On 11 June we are launching an online showcase of our students' work.
To stay updated, please fill in the form at https://forms.gle/aHAr1iQwZEdbrEpr5 . You can also follow us at https://www.instagram.com/greaterthanatoz/ for a preview.
We themed a day of events around Toshi's new book.
The Department of Typography & Graphic Communication warmly invites prospective MA applicants and offer holders to visit us for our annual postgraduate open day. This will be held in the Department on Thursday 5 March 2020 from 11.00–15.00.
This is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about the specialist postgraduate study routes we offer. You will be able to talk to current students and academic leads for our Book Design, Creative Enterprise, Graphic Design, Information Design, Typeface Design, and Masters by Research options. View examples of student practical projects and dissertations, get a taste for our approach to collections-based teaching and research, and view highlights from our world-renowned Collections.
To register your interest and receive joining instructions, please email Victoria (firstname.lastname@example.org). We look forward to welcoming prospective MA students to the Department.
David Marshall and Elizabeth Ellis, founders of The Counter Press, continue to make use of letterpress in the modern day. How, and why…?