TY1DP1: Part 1
Design Practice

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New work from our Part 1 
BA Graphic Communication students

Narratives | Lettering | Images | Monograms | Covid | Penguins | Type design | User-focus | Listings

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A client has written a novel and asks you to develop a concept that enhances the visual dimension of the story through the book’s form and materiality.

Noise

NasrinCheema

Labyrinth

Zeenah Aziz

Labyrinth Interior

Zeenah Aziz

Noise

Habibah Begum

Labyrinth

LopezNathalie

Labyrinth

AliceLofting

Different Every Time

AmeeraKhan

Staircase

Jasmine

Labyrinth

OllieKerrecoe

A walk into madness

DamienFox

Obsession

MiaBryan

Labyrinth

BenBrown

Floating Comic (Staircase)

TristanBevan

Obsession

LydiaHall

Staircase

DaisyTomlinson

Obsession Through Pages

Matthew Perks

Cambridge Institution

LewisHaywood

Staircase Book

DylanMilton

Stairway

ZackRedshaw

Labyrinth

JackTaylor

Labyrinth

ApinayaGaneshalingam

Noise

PaulineCheung

Infinite Labyrinth

KaiTang

What’s That Noise?

JaflenurRahman

Staircase

ClaraTsang

Staircase

ZulyaPashayeva

Obsession

ElenaRogers

Light at the end of the tunnel

Adam Powell

‘Bookception’. Like Inception but not as big of a budget…

Sam Garrett

Stairs

KaijaHunter

Loop…

Riya Vashistha

Obsession

Kirsten Dagas

Broken Narratives- a staircase story

HannahFerguson

something was there…

TariaKhan

Stairs

DanielCox

Labyrinth

Hanorah Murphy

Labyrinth book narrative

HafsahCulasy

Never ending narrative

Hannah Smith

Looped Labyrinth:

TristanBevan

Obsessive behaviour

Sara Nogueira Pérez

The maze beyond the gaze

JannahHolder

The staircase to success

RianBatra

Simplicity is Key

Yasmin Clark

Loop – A book redesign

NataliaBiegala

Labyrinth

CharleyFenton-Moore

A book without words

DiondreaDennis

Labyrinth

MollyPhillips

Grab and Tear it all

Ajoke SofiyyahCardoso

Endless Labyrinth – Endless Book

Leonie Mueller-Judex

Burning Pages

Esha Rajesh

A Noisy Book

ScarlettColquhoun

There’s something in there…

Petra Easton

Obsession Book

HollySaunders

The Labyrinth

Megan Beedie

What makes a book ‘a book’?

Megan Hancox

Adventure Time with a Book

Naomi Yu

Book Experimentation: Obsession

Emily Collard

Stairs: A Failed Experiment

Richard Andre

‘Riches to Rags’

ChristiVan Heerden

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Lettering – in the form of letters, words, messages – is everywhere, indoors and out.

Caution

Zeenah Aziz

Information Signs

Habibah Begum

Indented typography

JessScrivener

Lettering – Signs in Public Places

LopezNathalie

Lettering in Warnings

ZackRedshaw

Eye-catching letters

AliceLofting

R in the Environment

Jasmine

Instruction signs

ZainabHussain

Everyday signs

NeveLeavey

Blue Letterforms

GeorginaWade

Colour in the Wild

OllieKerrecoe

Simon says no?

DamienFox

Primary Colours

Nelly Bridger Morales

Lettering and the relationships with the colours surrounding them

MiaBryan

Textures of lettering

BenBrown

Drain Covers and Raised Lettering

LewisHaywood

Letters in environment- Colourful sans serif

NasrinCheema

Raised and Indented Lettering

TristanBevan

Exploring Patterns in Signs

LydiaHall

Lettering in perspective

DaisyTomlinson

Materials and Context Photography Across Campus

Matthew Perks

Eye Line

JackTaylor

Serifs and Texture

ApinayaGaneshalingam

Signs Observation

KaiTang

Eye-catching Sign boards and Letters

JaflenurRahman

Lettering in the Environment

ClaraTsang

The Little Things

AmeeraKhan

Font Finding

ScarlettColquhoun

Typography iSpy in UoR

NataliaBiegala

Lettering Around Campus

DanielCox

Eyes on the Little Things

Naomi Yu

Lettering in the Environment

HollySaunders

Lettering in the Environment

MollyPhillips

Opening my eyes to the words around me

Megan Hancox

Tell me where to go and what to do.

Leonie Mueller-Judex

Bleak, Boring, and Grey

Richard Andre

Letters in the Wild

CharleyFenton-Moore

My Journey with UOR Lettering

Ajoke SofiyyahCardoso

Variety in our everyday life

Esha Rajesh

Exploring Lettering Forms Found on Campus

Emily Collard

Noticeable Type

Megan Beedie

Worn and damaged lettering

AndrewRolfe

Things I often overlook

HannahFerguson

Lettering in the environment

KaijaHunter

Contrast

TristanBevan

Attention and caution

TariaKhan

The environment is everything that isn’t me.

RianBatra

“above”, “below” and “straight on”

RioWare

Lettering around university

Kirsten Dagas

The Good, The Bad… but not The Ugly

Sam Garrett

Noticing what those would usually consider to be trivial

Yasmin Clark

The forgotten

Sara Nogueira Pérez
Lettering in the environment

Lettering in the Environment

Hanorah Murphy

Is the environment really boring?

Riya Vashistha

Now you see me?

Hannah Smith

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Two images to illustrate a ‘given’ noun. The second image adds _one element_ to change the feeling or meaning of the first image.

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Creating a monogram, a graphic representation of your initials

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How is graphic language being used to communicate public health information in a global pandemic: collecting contemporary communications

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Inspired by the work of David Pearson, Harland Miller and others who enjoy playing with established design classics, create a perfect copy of a classic Penguin … then have some fun …

The Great Gatsby

LydiaHall

Good Omens

AmeeraKhan

Milk and Honey

Zeenah Aziz

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Habibah Begum

The Great Gatsby

Habibah Begum

‘The New Library’ Penguin Book Design:

TristanBevan

Great Expectations

AliceLofting

The Great Gatsby

AliceLofting

The Great Gatsby Penguin Cover

BenBrown

The Dracula

MiaBryan

Peter Pan

ClaraTsang

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

BenBrown

Great Gatsby Penguin Book Cover Design

Matthew Perks

The Great Gatsby

ApinayaGaneshalingam

Great Gatsby

NasrinCheema

Penguin Book Cover

Jasmine

The Great Gatsby

KaiTang

Bravo Two Zero

JackTaylor

The Great Gatsby

ZainabHussain

Elmer and the rainbow

ZainabHussain

The Great Gatsby

LewisHaywood

Trainspotting Penguin Book Cover Design

Matthew Perks

The Shining

LewisHaywood

Peter Pan book cover

DaisyTomlinson

The Voyage of Argo

ApinayaGaneshalingam

The Secret Garden

LydiaHall

Great Gatsby Rendition David Pearson

OllieKerrecoe

The Day of the Triffids

JaflenurRahman

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Jasmine

Dracula Coverpage

NasrinCheema

The Little Prince

KaiTang

The Cat In The Hat

Nelly Bridger Morales

The Great Gatsby

Nelly Bridger Morales

Penguin Book Cover

DylanMilton

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

DylanMilton

Harry Potter

ZackRedshaw

Kung Fu Panda

Adam Powell

Twilight

KaijaHunter

Creation of the Penguin Cover

ZulyaPashayeva

The Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Penguin Cover

HannahFerguson

The new library:

TristanBevan

Eat, Pray, Love, Repeat

ChristiVan Heerden

Stuart Little

Yasmin Clark

Alice in Wonderland

MollyPhillips

A Penguin Book cover with a twist

Megan Hancox

Coraline Penguin cover transformation

JannahHolder

Penguin Covers

CharleyFenton-Moore

bunny’s penguin book cover 2

AmeliaWebster

Pinocchio

Sara Nogueira Pérez

The end of Club Penguin R.I.P

RianBatra

Happy Feet

Hannah Smith

Emily In Paris

RioWare

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Naomi Yu

The Matrix

DanielCox

PULP FICTION

Sam Garrett

Stranger Things.

Ajoke SofiyyahCardoso

The Curious Incident of the dog in the nighttime.

Kirsten Dagas

Sharp Objects (and a dangerous penguin)

ScarlettColquhoun

The Handmaid’s Tale

Megan Beedie

Psycho

Petra Easton

The Borrowers

Richard Andre

Bang! And The Dirt Is Gone!

Emily Collard

Blood Orange

Hanorah Murphy

Harry Potter

Esha Rajesh

The Shining

HollySaunders

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Starting with just six glyphs from a given font, design additional letterforms in the same style by careful analysis of the existing shapes.

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Get to know another student on the course, and user what you learn about them to design them a perfect present.

Plane Ticket to Mexico

Habibah Begum

Band on Call

Jasmine

Dairy free chocolate bar

NasrinCheema

Tiger Trophy

OllieKerrecoe

Kitchen cleaning elephant

DamienFox

Karaoke Jewellery box  

Nelly Bridger Morales
Ideal Gift project

Ideal Gift Project

NeveLeavey

Touch Screen T-Shirt for Matt

ZackRedshaw

A mysterious camera

PaulineCheung

Toy dog diving game

ApinayaGaneshalingam

Peaky Blinders Inspired Whiskey Bottle Speaker

Matthew Perks

Funko Pop Vinyl Eminem Speaker

BenBrown

Flavour From Home

JackTaylor

Philippine Skateboard

LewisHaywood

Multi-Function Journal

LydiaHall

Medicine Conveyor Vending Machine

ClaraTsang

Bluetooth Tap Dance Shoes

DylanMilton

Custom surfboard

EdanCamplin

Portal

DaisyTomlinson

Magic map of magnolia

JessScrivener

Dior invitation

LucaFerrara

Safety Bubble Gift

TristanBevan

Music box lamp

KaiTang

Scribble-as-you-go Backpack

AmeeraKhan

Electronic Easel

LopezNathalie

Design for Portable Guitar Chord

JaflenurRahman

Lakers Jersey

Zeenah Aziz

Ideal gift (Kim’s project)

MiaBryan

Space ship

ZulyaPashayeva

Rolling Stone Race Car

ScarlettColquhoun

How to create the perfect present

Megan Hancox

Japan in a Coffee Cup

CharleyFenton-Moore

Flying Car

DanielCox

A Bone-Breaking Clown

Richard Andre

what is your ideal gift?

Emily Collard

For someone who likes skateboards and records.

HannahFerguson

Shoes design present

TristanBevan

House Rolfe -GOT

Ajoke SofiyyahCardoso

For someone who loves to travel

JannahHolder

Temple disc and Smart ring

Hanorah Murphy

Drake’s choice

ElenaRogers

Cateye

Hannah Smith

Alfred as Godzilla

Sam Garrett

The Traveling Map

Sara Nogueira Pérez

Paint by numbers

Yasmin Clark

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Start with some completely unformatted (and horribly copy-edited) text, and turn it into a coherently presented document that articulates an information hierarchy and supports user goals.

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What can we learn about design from looking at historical archives?

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An investigation of trends in contemporary logo design.