Engaging with Culture

Engaging with Culture / Limerick City of Culture 2014 © 2014 lsadviscom. All rights reserved.

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

ISTD Student Awards 2013

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

The Games 2013 / Year 4

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During the London Olympics 2012 audiences were given a constant stream of information statistics such as fastest/slowest times and records held or lost. The Year Four students were asked, as a typography assignment, to select any four sets of statistics … Continue reading

Adam Whitaker / Guest Lecturer

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Adam Whitaker is a Creative Director at AMV BBDO, London’s biggest advertising agency, running clients such as Sainsbury’s, BT and GE, for whom he recently created their 2012 Olympic campaign. Adam is also Creative Director of the Plan charity account, … Continue reading

IDI Awards 2012 / Year 4

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The Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI) is the professional body representing the interests of Irish designers throughout Ireland. Their function is to promote high standards of design, to foster professionalism and to emphasise designers’ responsibility to society, to the … Continue reading