Graduate Show 2017

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When the Year Four group got together in March to choose a theme for this year’s Graduate Show, they came up with the word ‘filter’. From that, they pursued lines of enquiry into social, political, cultural and contemporary issues that … Continue reading

Bridget Butler / Graduate Profile

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Bridget Butler graduated from LSAD in 2011 and immediately undertook an internship at Gruppë fur Gestaltung in Germany, where she progressed to the position of junior designer before moving back to Ireland. On her return she spent some time in … Continue reading

RSA Student Design Award 2017

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The RSA Student Design Awards is an annual international competition for higher education students who are committed to finding innovative solutions to social problems. The competition challenges students to think differently about design by tackling briefs focused on real world … Continue reading

33 Revolutions Per Minute

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Music has been used to make political or moral points for centuries. In the US before the 1930s there was the apolitical pop music of Tin Pin Alley on the one hand and the borrowed melodies of worker’s songs on … Continue reading

Deirdre Breen / Graduate Profile

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Deirdre Breen is a graphic designer and visual artist based in Dublin. After graduating in 2008 she moved to London where she completed a number of internships before securing a role as an in-house designer for a large corporation. During … Continue reading

Sinéad Foley / Graduate Profile

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Sinéad Foley is a multidisciplinary designer who’s worked predominantly in the arts and culture realm for the past few years. After graduating in 2014 she was accepted into the Threex3 internship programme in Dublin held between three established design studios … Continue reading

ISTD Student Awards 2016

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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

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

Troy Studios


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

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