Summer Show 2017: the student awards

The opening day of the CSAD Summer Show 2017 (Sat 27th May) was a roaring success with hundreds of visitors, family, and friends streaming through our doors to marvel at the fantastic work created by BAGC students.

Winners of awards this year are:

Zuzanna El Tanbouli: ‘Best dissertation’ & ‘outstanding contribution to the life of the programme’.

Callum Richards: Zenith Media Award for ‘outstanding studio practice’.

Charlotte Murray: ‘outstanding contribution to the life of the programme’.

Congratulations to all our graduating students on your achievements!

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Final Cut: films condensed into a single frame

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This is a great idea: using a camera with a really long exposure, Jason Shulman captured every frame of a film, creating eerie abstract images, some with shadows of scenes from the film, others with nothing but beautiful washes of colour.

Read more on the Guardian website.

Featured Image:  Alice in Wonderland (1951)

Neat typographic links

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A couple of useful links for graphic design students. One from a current BAGCer (thanks Izzy!), fontmap.ideo.com helps you find fonts that are similar to one another, based on “an experiment to see how machine learning can address challenges in design”.

The second, from BAGC graduate Steve Chen, is this site, mixing fonts to great, sometimes dissonant effect. Thanks Steve!