Proper job

An update from Jakob Stroessner who has been working in Mainz for Verlag Hermann Schmidt and sends some classy pics of his amazing workspace. Talk about proper old-school machinery. Glad to see that… Continue reading

Ted Lovett talk

Ted Lovett from A-R-P-A (A Research Projects Agency) visited us to talk about his practice, before spending some time showing second years his collection of beautiful folding formats,┬áto move their London Guide Project… Continue reading

Roman’s flying hello from NYC

Nice surprise: graduate Roman Rutten found time to pop in during a recent work-visit to the UK in his role as a director at First Avenue Machine, NYC. Good to see you’ve been… Continue reading

Top Penguins

Here’s some work from a workshop we ran to launch the Penguin Design Awards brief, which asks students to design book covers for Grimm’s Fairy Tales and One Flew Over the Cuckcoo’s Nest.… Continue reading

Penguin one-day workshop

A manic day of making experimental bookjackets! Having won second and third prizes in the Penguin Design Awards in previous years, we now need to go one better. Using weird and wonderful materials… Continue reading

Burnt Sugar live drawing event

D-Studio invited us down to a live drawing event in Borough Market, London SE1, designed to find new talent to package Burnt Sugar fudge. Bucks graduate Jess Wilson was commissioned to cover the… Continue reading

Steinberg masks

Saul Steinberg was fond of inviting dinner guests to make a mask by decorating a paper bag and then wearing them for funny, striking photographs. As an ice-breaking/welcome back exercise Graphic Arts students… Continue reading

Well done Josie!

Some images, as promised, of Josie Kibuka getting her Penguin Award, and the piece of work concerned. This is a heavily-subscribed international competition, making third place a brilliant achievement. This will stand Josie… Continue reading

Josie: a new star!

A massive well done to our very own Josephine Kibuka, who has just been awarded Third Prize in this year’s Penguin Design Awards for her cover artwork for James and the Giant Peach.… Continue reading

Candid images

The Show translated well to Candid Arts gallery in Islington and was well attended. Thanks to Jakob for the these fine images. On now to D&AD!