Degree shows 2011: Loughborough visual communications

Loughborough’s Fresh Milk show features the work of its visual communications graduates. Here’s a selection of some of the projects that caught our eye

Loughborough’s Fresh Milk show features the work of its visual communications graduates. Here’s a selection of some of the projects that caught our eye…

Above is close up of one of Jake Machen‘s twisted characters (read on for more of his work) while, below, is a piece by Andrew Williams.

Here’s Bon Iver, as illustrated by Doug Crookson in his Skinny Love portrait:

While Will Haywood‘s BBQ-ing horse made us smile, he also created this clever wine-themed pattern:

This piece is by Carolyn Bayley:

And Paul Eaton’s work was great. Here’s his take on the Seven Samurai and a Hammer-themed cover and spread for Little White Lies magazine:

Here are some more of Jake Machen’s bizarre creations (one of his images opens this post). It’s like The Dandy you wouldn’t want your children to see. Have a look at his blog for some excellent comics, too:

And Ben Howarth did something interesting with glass:

Lucie Gould and Rosie Collins came up with this packaging for Tuborg beer (I’m assuming this was a collaboration as the images appears on both their pages):

And this type piece, What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?, is by Carla Juniper.


In the interactive projects we liked Michelle Charlton‘s Way Out app which helps London Underground users to find the right exit to take at each tube station (a short film about it is here):

And this nicely realised animated Tron typeface is by Joseph Harrison-Dunn and Ben Marsh (see it moving, here):

They also showed where they got their particular references from in an accompanying film (a still from this is below). Both films are here.

For more work from all the graduating Loughborough visual communications students, visit The show is on until tomorrow at the School of the Arts, Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3BT and will then move on to D&AD New Blood in London next week.

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