Bath School of Art & Design Graphic Communication

There’s a huge amount of great work on show at Bath School of Art & Design’s Graphic Communication degree show. Here are our highlights…

Bath School of Art & Design’s final year graphic communication students created various fund-raising events to enable them to hire a decent venue for their degree show. Their efforts have paid off because their show, entitled Assembly and currently showing at the Rochelle School in Shoreditch, is well worth a visit…

There’s a huge amount of great work on show at Assembly but here are some highlights:

Tess Redburn illustration work included this laser cut cross section of a tree. Redburn then photographed the illustration to form the artwork for a submission to a Puffin design competition:

Redburn also exhibited a number of brightly coloured illustrations:

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Lydia Burgess‘s illustrations of matchboxes.

Rupert Dunk created this typeface, The Mule, and also this rather nice engraving style face, carved into a slab of chipboard:

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More type, this time by Will Harvey and created out of layers of cut wood.

And John Chapman‘s Pinko typeface was inspired by Art Deco London.

The above llustration is by Eliot Wyatt – who also exhibited a totem pole with a British theme (note the bulldog):

Wyatt also created a nice screenprinted concertina book featuring a host of illustrated characters:

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Cecilia Redondon-Zaratiegui created a plastic stencil tool to showcase her stencil typeface…

I also liked her design for an M&S biscuit tin that features a hand drawn image based on a cross-section of a thistle:

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Ed Seymour showcased his work on a series of wall mounted clipboards. I particularly liked his rendering of this Marina Willer quote:

Tom Sydenham‘s Shit My Friends Post (SMFP) book is a collection of Facebook status posts by friends posted in January 2012, each rendered in a different style.

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Above is Callum Robey‘s sampler for his brush and ink rendered typeface, Les Crobag (named after “a wonderful place, which is like a foreign Greggs”. Love the dingbats:

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Upstairs, a number of group projects were showcased. Punk & Posters was a fundraising event which featured a host of live bands . A group of 20 students created posters to promote the event which were exhibited on the evening. They were all published as a newsprint publication sold to raise funds for the degree show:

By Steph Winton

And Sports Day too was another group show arranged by the year group on the course. Below are four of 16 posters created for the project. Each artist was allocated an Olympic event and a colour with which to produce their print design. Shown here are posters by (clockwise from top left) Caitlin Ashton, Will Harvey, Thomas Wells and Seb Ingham.

Another group project saw different students create posters for their lectures:

This post really only scratches the surface of a great degree show. Assembly runs until July 1 at Rochelle School, Arnold Circus, London E2 7ES.


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