Monthly Archives: June 2015

Planning for Climate Change Conference

Spontaneous note-taking during the conference.   The Planning for Climate Change Conference on 25 of June at Southbank University presented a wide-ranging view of the challenges of preparing for, adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change. There was … Continue reading

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Growing design research from PLanT (Partnership in Learning and Teaching) projects

Jeanne-Louise Moys is leading a collaborative staff and student project – ‘Typo-resource’ – to develop a hub of online resources for our graphic communication students. Although a teaching development project, it draws on our strengths in user-centred design to explore … 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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From the archive: A comparative evaluation to explore the effects of document design principles

In our new section ‘From the archive’ we are highlighting papers that are ‘worth going back to’, that we hold in hard copy here in the Department but may be hard to come by in any other way. Some of them … 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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New book on Information Design

We’re delighted to see the publication of Emeritus Professor Jorge Frascara’s new edited book ‘Information design as principled action: Making information accessible, relevant, understandable, and usable’, which adds to his many influential books and articles on information design. We’re looking … Continue reading

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