A lovely day in London with some nice examples spotted between London Bridge Station and the Design Museum at Shad Thames.
The Graphic Design Project
The Graphic Design Project has been having time away from providing projects for young graphic designers to conduct research into graphic design for change - Design for Good.
The Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Museum in NYC is this week hosting a summit on sustainable design. Questions are being prepared for the panels but it is stressed that there is no “right” answer to them, just the need to become more aware of the issues. You can follow their blog here: […]
Our team member, Sean de Burca, has released a set of design products to go with his C.D., Songs for the Open Road. These include guitar picks, stickers and posters, as well as regular and special edition versions of the C.D. itself. If you are interested in designing for the music […]
Fortnum and Mason’s window display is always a treat to see but at Christmas even more so. This year their theme is “Folies” with showgirl mannequins on swings and in dressing rooms getting ready for the show. Also out and aout between Somerset House and the Illustration Cupboard we came […]
One of the highlights on our calendar is the Winter Exhibition at the Illustration Cupboard in Bury Street, London. This little gem of a gallery houses originals and limited edition prints of mostly children’s illustrators. This year the display includes animation cells from The Snow man and layouts from Judge Dredd […]
Also at Somerset House this week GDP saw another exhibition called Forgotten Spaces, that dealt with the re-use and reclaiming of usually urban bits of space that had fallen into neglect. Not only was this a worthy enterprise in itself, but the visualisation of the projects was fascinating. Somerset House […]
Braving the gales and passing the merry ice skaters on the way, GDP folk went to see the retrospective exhibition of the magazine Dazed and Confused at Somerset House in London this week. This show-cases the twenty years of the super-trendy publication, which was started by Jefferson Hack and the […]
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of you. These seasonal images, by our own Sean de Burca, are inspired by the 3D silhouette work of Jan Pienkowski, especially his illustrations for The Nutcracker. The stage set effect is very apt for the season of ballets, plays and pantomimes. Pienkowski’s work […]
If you would like to join our community of young designers and you cannot wait for our full website to come online, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can send you our projects by email.
Legend is one of our projects in which you can illustrate a special book that children would treasure. Our photos above show Rob Ryan and his assistant working on a paper cut-out illustration at the 2010 Pick Me Up exhibition at Somerset House, London. Ryan is one of our featured illustrators from […]