Author Archives: Josefina Bravo

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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Researchers in information design visit the Department of Typography

We were fortunate yesterday to be visited by international information design researchers, Rodrigo Ramirez from the School of Design at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Rupesh Vyas and Sejal Tiwari from the National Institute for Design, Gujarat. Lunch … Continue reading

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IIID Vision Plus 2015

Some interesting talks at the IIID Vision Plus Conference this year, held at Birmingham City University. The two-day conference provided an engaging discussion of the ways in which information design relates to and improves performance in different areas. Some might … 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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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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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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Visual text structure: How does it help people find information?

In the month of June, we will be conducting a study that will look at visual structure on electronic texts. We are recruiting participants who are 18 or over who have English as their first language and who have lived … Continue reading

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