Global Goals Exhibition

31 May 2024

Thursday 9 May marked the opening of the exhibition designed by Aaron James and Olivia Moors for the Global Goals campaign. Displayed in the University… Read more

Carter’s Fairground contest: Legal & General

8 February 2023

Overview This Real Job comes in the form of a contest, something fairly unusual for these briefs. Following a recent social trip to Carter’s Steam… Read more

Mac computer screen showing Amrita's project work for Bottomline Technologies

Designing a brand onboarding system with Bottomline Technologies

6 December 2021

Amrita Shrilal has been involved in an exciting new collaboration with Bottomline Technologies this past year. Amrita is one of our MA Communication Design Graphic… Read more

Image of laptop showing Lantana website

Our new collaboration with Lantana Publishing

22 July 2020

Lena Gomez, of our current MA Communication Design Information Design Pathway cohort, has been involved in an exciting collaboration with Lantana Publishing this year. Lantana… Read more

Real Jobs: Celebrating over five decades of professional design practice on our undergraduate course

17 June 2019

Alongside our degree show opening last week, we also launched a new exhibition celebrating our ‘Real Jobs’ scheme. Real Jobs has been our flagship professional experience… Read more

The contents section of Laura's ebook. Illustrated leaves are encroaching on the title 'Invasive Species' to give a sense of the theme of the book. At the bottom of the screen is a menu with thumbnails of the different sections of the book to help readers choose what they would like to read.

Designing for an evolving publishing industry

10 April 2019

The Department recently collaborated with Oxford University Press on an exciting digital publishing project. OUP’s brief gave final year students an opportunity to explore the… Read more

Ravensburg ’19 and the D&AD awards

21 March 2019

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… Read more

IBM iX: design thinking, processes and opportunities

27 November 2018

Milly Longbottom and Will Trickey, alumni of our department who now work at IBM, came to talk to Part 1 students about UX design process… Read more

Visiting Oxford University Press

16 November 2018

Part 2 students who opted to design book covers for Oxford University Press in their design practice module were lucky enough to be given the… Read more

Chinese publishing collaboration proceeds

8 November 2018

The inaugural symposium of the Creative Chinese Character Industry took place at the Beijing Convention Center on 3 and 4 November. The symposium brought together… 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

Study Aboard at Monash University, Melbourne

9 August 2018

Hi, I am Jason from BA Graphic Communication Part 3. Welcome to my exchange journey to Monash University in Melbourne, Australia! Even though it is… Read more

Part 3s in Ravensburg

20 March 2017

Erasmus-supported Teaching Fellow, Sara Chapman and nine of our Part 3s spent Week 6 in Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) in the mediaeval town of Ravensburg, Germany.… Read more

A Partnership for Ephemera Studies

13 January 2017

Typography is very pleased to announce an exciting new Goodwill Partnership between the Centre for Ephemera Studies (one of our research centres) and the John… Read more

Gold and silver placements at Design Portfolio

2 November 2016

  Part 3 students Louise Lee and Sophie Rahier completed an exciting placement at Design Portfolio’s Canary Wharf office during the summer vacation. Louise, Sophie… Read more

Soapbox host one of our typography summer placements

1 August 2016

Our Part 2 visiting student, Gabriela Lyrio Assreuy is spending her summer enjoying a stimulating, two-month placement at Soapbox. The London-based studio specialises in design that ‘helps leading policy, research and… Read more

Adobe publishes Bickham Script Pro 3

12 February 2016

After several years of development, Adobe published the updated version of Bickham Script Pro, a connecting script based on the examples in George Bickham’s The Universal Penman. The… Read more

Students and industry (2)

22 February 2013

This week saw the launch of an exciting new project for Part 2 students in collaboration with Oxford University Press. OUP Education Division’s head of… Read more

Students and industry (1)

21 February 2013

Information Design students respond instinctively to a wayshowing solution by getting out their smartphones. They were spotted while visiting the Bristol offices of City ID… Read more

Star Wars internship at the Theme Group

8 May 2012

Local design agency Theme Group change their road sign every month, using pixel art to mark an anniversary or seasonal topic. The winner of the… Read more