Graduate Show 2016

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Decode, a word used to mean: translate or to extract meaning from both spoken and written symbols. It has many associations/interpretations and it is for that reason when the Year Four group got together in March that they chose it … Continue reading

Troy Studios

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troy studios visual identity Earlier this year, Piquant Media and Troy Studios ran a workshop with our Year Four group to develop some initial design concepts for a visual identity for Troy – a new Limerick-based film and television production … Continue reading

RSA Design Award 2016

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patrick horan wins rsa design award Year Four Visual Communications student, Patrick Horan has won an international award for his response to the RSA ‘Moving Pictures’ brief. The Foster Award, worth £1,000 stg, will give him the chance to start … Continue reading

Ian Sorensen / Graduate Profile

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Ian Sorensen is a Creative Director in both Image Now and its sister company Brighter Than The Sun. He gained his BA in Graphic Design from LSAD in 1999 and has over fifteen years experience putting his creative skills to … Continue reading

Unknown Limerick

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Places & Faces: An exhibition of work by Visual Communications Year 2 “Places matter. Their rules, their scale, their design include or exclude civil society. They map our lives.” – Rebecca Solnit Limerick City is going through a period of … Continue reading

Sheena Fortune / Graduate Profile

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Sheena graduated with a First Class BA in Visual Communications from LSAD in 2008, after which she moved to London and gained her initial industry experience. Sheena spent two years in a studio that equipped her with a very hands … Continue reading

Sam Keehan / Graduate Profile

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Sam Keehan is a motion graphics designer currently living and working in London. He gained his BA in Visual Communications from LSAD in 2013. Since graduating Sam has freelanced with MPC and Territory Studio both in London. advice for students: … Continue reading

YCN Awards 2015

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international award winners The students of the Visual Communications Course at the Limerick School of Art & Design continue to compete and win awards on the international stage and have again been awarded at the YCN International Student Design Awards … Continue reading

ISTD Student Awards 2015

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The International Society of Typographic Design (ISTD) is a professional body run by and for typographers, graphic designers and educators. Membership is awarded to students who demonstrate, through the quality of their work, their commitment to achieving the highest possible … Continue reading

Tom Foley / Graduate Profile

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Tom Foley is a graphic designer, typographer and type designer currently living and working in London. He gained his BA in Visual Communications from LSAD in 2007 and MA from Central Saint Martins in 2009. Since graduating Tom has worked … Continue reading

Svefn-G-Englar

Svefn-G-Englar / 12’ limited edition single cover design / Year 3 Visual Communication LSAD © 2015 lsadviscom. All rights reserved.

limited edition single cover A song taken from the Icelandic band Sigur Rós’s second album Ágætis Byrjun (1999), Svefn-G-Englar has provided Visual Communications Year 3 Students with an opportunity to visually interpret and respond to a piece of music. Using … Continue reading

It was a good year

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2014 was a busy year for the Visual Communications course, as we achieved a number of awards, both here in Ireland, with the Institute Designers Ireland Graduate Design Awards, and internationally, with the Young Creative Network. At the IDI Graduate … Continue reading

Engaging with Culture

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In 2013, Karl Wallace, the then Director of Limerick City of Culture 2014 asked Year Four students to develop campaigns that would engage the wider Limerick community in culture. The brief asked that they generate ideas that make a positive … Continue reading