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

IDI Graduate Awards 2014

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In November, we hosted the Institute Designers Ireland Graduate Design Awards and exhibition here at the Limerick School of Art & Design. The awards brought together the very best of Graduate design from 2014, from the disciplines of Animation & … Continue reading

YCN Awards 2014

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international award winners On June 6th, an International jury of designers identified the winning entries and announced the list of winners of the 2014 YCN International Student Awards which included LSAD Visual Communication’s Jason Hunter, Mairead Murphy and Robbie Gannon. … Continue reading

ISTD Student Awards 2014

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Seven Year Four students were successful at the International Society of Typographic Design (ISTD) Student Assessment held in Belfast, building on our success from previous years. The assessment offers students the opportunity to gain ISTD membership and we’re very proud … Continue reading

Alan Clarke / Guest Lecturer

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Alan Clarke is an award winning Irish Illustrator and occasional writer. His images conjure worlds that are whimsical, darkly comic, magical, sometimes grotesque, but always beautifully executed. His book illustrations have garnered widespread acclaim. His work has been exhibited extensively … Continue reading

TV Idents 2013 / Year 3

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Television channel idents are used in between shows, clearly branding the channel and advertising a channels output. Nowadays, many networks have complete sets of idents based on a central theme or branding element, and these idents build the basis for … Continue reading

Paula McEntee / Guest Lecturer

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Paula McEntee is a Creative Director at Red Dog Design Consultants in Dublin since November 2012. She has worked as a graphic designer at Red Dog since 2003. Paula studied visual communications in DIT, Mountjoy Square, graduating with a BA … Continue reading

Orlagh O’Brien / Graduate Profile

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A graphic designer with over thirteen years experience in branding, corporate presentations, annual reports and promotion for both multinational and individual clients such as Vodafone, Safefood, Tourism Ireland, Diageo, Brown Thomas, Áras an Úachtaráin, Bulmers and Toyota. She has worked … Continue reading