The Pick Me Up graphics design festival had workshops, talks, and more daily and the day we went Oliver Long had a workshop. The workshop was about building a communal modular typeface. The typeface would be based on bricks.
First time attending Somersets graphics arts festival “Pick Me Up”. Exciting, fun and surprisingly good! A heaven of graphic design and illustration, which showed new designers as well established, and lots of possibilities to get engaged with the design and exhibition.
Imagine walking into a carnival fair in the summer evening with a ice cone in one hand and a camera in the other. That’s the feeling you get when you walk into the gallery God’s Own Junkyard. There are so much light and so many colors, that you don’t really know where to look.
As a part of the Critical Design Thinking workshop we visited the London Design Museum, to see some of their recent exhibitions they had on show. A visit that later actually got me to use my excellent skill of being a Dane, and do a research into one of the exhibited designs.
As an introduction to modernism design and architecture the tutors had us to meet up at the Hampstead station. From here we walked around in Hampstead and looked at modernism houses and buildings.
Last week Sara wrote to me, and asked if I wanted to come with her and some other students to a school in Golders Green to talk about what we do at the Uni and show our blog and some work. I thought it would be a great opportunity and experience to get, so I said yes.
Tuesday we had our first encounter with Whitechapel Art Gallery. It was part of our first mini block in CSS (Critical & Contextual Studies).
It’s Nice That is a studio that were started in 2007 by the two straight out of Uni guys, Alex & Will. Their core idea of starting something where they can celebrate the graphic business, has now grown into a studio with 20 creative designers & writers. Continue reading