Penguin Competition Award Ceremony

Here are a few pics from the Penguin Random House Design Award ceremony held in London on the 22nd June 2016.

BAGCers Callum Richards and Jack Rowbottom were both nominated and attended the ceremony with lecturers Ian Weir and David Wrenne. It looked like  a glamorous affair, and a good time was had by all (transl: there was a free bar).

Images courtesy of Al Richardson Photography

6th July: @The_Dots_UK Portfolio Masterclass at @Airbnb London offices – apply now!

As part of D&AD’s New Blood Festival, The Dots are hosting a Design and Visual Communication Portfolio Masterclass at the uber-cool offices of Airbnb; open to all exploring design and visual communication.

More info:

Portfolio tips here:

Josh talks branding and identity design

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2016 BAGC graduate Josh Glover is featured in an episode of Made in Cardiff discussing his passion for all things branding, and his evolution as a designer through his three years on the course.


Updated font for London transport

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The Johnston typeface used by Transport for London has been updated for the 21st Century, with new characters such as the hashtag included.

Watch the video about Johnston 100, made by Monotype here and read the full story here.

Changing Faces: First Year Exhibition

First Year BA Graphic Communication students are presenting an exploration of editorial design entitled ‘Changing Faces’.
The exhibition takes place in room B1:07 on the Llandaff Campus from Weds June 8th at 10am until Friday 10th June 2016.
The work explores the concept of editorial design through typography, image and format and we look forward to seeing you there!
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Design Stuff Wars – pictures!

Great pictures of team BAGC taking part in last week’s Design Stuff Wars over on photographer Owen Mathius website – look at the excitement on their faces!
I’m informed the team’s name was ‘Crop It Like It’s Hot’
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