Final Project – Week 16

Writing and Reviewing This week was largely a week of consolidating, reviewing my written work and research to date, as well as working on fleshing out the writing of my critical report. Design Tests I worked on testing out some ideas for my final design, using a mixture of analogue and digital media/production methods. Peer… Continue reading Final Project – Week 16

Final Project – Week 15

Edinburgh Zine Library This week, for inspriation, I visited the Edinburgh Zine Library, housed in a section of the city’s Art & Design Library within the Central Library building on George IV Bridge. A Drama in Time Underneath a railway bridge on Edinburgh’s Calton Road is the unlikely home of an illuminated neon artwork called… Continue reading Final Project – Week 15

Final Project – Week 14

UK Club Culture I discovered Clubbed – a crowd-funded printed publication, conceived as a graphic design reference book (but could also easily be considered a deluxe coffee table book) which celebrates the visual side of UK club culture, and features flyers from iconic British clubs such as the Haçienda in Manchester, Cream and the Ministry… Continue reading Final Project – Week 14

Final Project – Week 13

Berlin Study Trip Taking part in the MA Graphic Design study trip to Berlin provided a fresh dose of inspiration for my final major project. Patrick Thomas introduced us to the Open Collab workshop and explained how it works before letting me and my fellow students loose on it. We collected imagery around Berlin and… Continue reading Final Project – Week 13

Final Project – Week 11

This week, I set up a survey using Google Forms to collect people’s opinions on independent music venues and their memories of certain lost Edinburgh venues. I put together the above image for the purposes of sharing the survey link on social media, as I generally find that posts with an image tend to gain… Continue reading Final Project – Week 11

Final Project – Week 8

Industry Panel Review 18/03/2022 Below are the slides from my Week 8 panel review presentation. The panel review was a really useful opportunity to present a brief summary of my MA final project and research and get some feedback from an external creative practitioner. The panellist assigned to my group was Peony Gent, an illustrator,… Continue reading Final Project – Week 8

Final Project – Week 7

Project Trailer & Summary (for Week 8 Panel Review) Research on Studio 24 38 Degrees Petition I found an online petition that was started by Leigtha Greenshields in 2017 when the closure of Studio 24 was announced. It gained a considerable number of signatures and the comments are a testament to how much of a… Continue reading Final Project – Week 7