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Disruptive ideas in inclusive design

CIDR was well represented at last week’s INCLUDE 2015 “Disruptive Inclusive” conference. Jeanne-Louise Moys co-presented a poster with Christina Duckett on Breaking down Barriers. Breaking down Barriers is the University’s newly-fledged cross-disciplinary project on embedding inclusive design in our curricula. … Continue reading

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CIDR at Design4Health

Sue Walker curated a small exhibition at the Design4Health conference at Sheffield Hallam University 13–16 July 2015. ‘Isotype: Fighting tuberculosis’ showed full-size examples of some of the 20 ‘educational charts’ produced in the 1930s for the National Tuberculosis Association in … Continue reading

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Welcome Keith Tam!

This month, we are welcoming Keith Tam to the Department, who is joining us as the new Director for the MA in Information Design and the MA in Creative Enterprise programmes. We are very excited about Keith’s arrival. He has extensive experience in … Continue reading

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Department of Typography 2015

Photo taken the 8th of June. Identifying CIDR standing front left, yellow tunic: Josefina Bravo Burnier sitting front row, fifth from left, orange cardigan: Jeanne-Louise Moys sitting front row, third from right, brown jacket: Alison Black standing third row, fourth … Continue reading

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Future & Fortune: the graphic design of information

There is a visual treat in the current exhibit about Future and Fortune magazines, on display at the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication. Designed and produced by Mónica Oliveira as part of her postgraduate degree in book design, the exhibition presents and compares the graphic … Continue reading

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Reading MA Show: Information design 2014–2015

Work by Thale Graffer   The final work of this year’s MAs in Information design is currently on display in the Department. Also exhibiting their work are this year’s MAs in Book design, as well as the BAs. Congratulations to everyone … Continue reading

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French ephemera exhibition in the Department

 Art deco invoices, late 1920s and 1930s.   A stunning selection of ephemera from France is in exhibition in the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication. The display, curated by Professor Michael Twyman, covers publicity items as well as documents of … Continue reading

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Jeanne-Louise Moys joins our team

We are delighted to welcome Jeanne-Louise Moys to her new post in the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication and as research colleague in CIDR. Jeanne-Louise, who has considerable professional and teaching experience, was a PhD student here until 2012. … Continue reading

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Our new research assistant

Josefina is our new research and administration assistant. Back in Chile, she worked as a graphic designer for six years, before coming to the UK in 2013 to do her MA in Information Design at University of Reading. Her current … Continue reading

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Funding for a PhD

CIDR is part of the AHRC-funded Design Star Doctoral Training Centre which has funding for PhD study from October 2014. We are particularly interested in supervising students with an interest in the role of information design in public health (such … Continue reading

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