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Graphic Design student awarded first place in Shine Awards

BA (Hons) Graphic Design Course news / Industry news / Achieve – Published 24th Mar 17

Third year BA (Hons) Graphic Design student Ben Gale has won first prize £2000 and a 6 month paid placement at Coley Porter Bell as part of the Shine Awards. 

The annual competition is run by branding and packaging company, Coley Porter Bell. This year the project brief was to prepare a concept for RAF ‘ACTIVITY’, a range of events run across the UK during Summer festivals and shows. The aim was to connect a younger audience (9-25) with the world of the RAF. This required the design of a brand identity flexible enough to be applied across a broad range of physical environments and digital platforms.

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Graphic Design students intern at Pentagram

BA (Hons) Graphic Design Student Course news / Industry news / Industry Placement – Published 8th Mar 17

Two BA (Hons) Graphic Design students have recently undertaken internships at Pentagram, the world’s largest independent design consultancy.

Steven O’Neil and Perry Rowe, both third year students, were lucky enough to gain internships, whilst 20 second year students had the opportunity to visit and speak with associate partner, Jason Ching. Jason is an alumni of the Graphic Design course at AUB and has been at Pentagram for twenty years.

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AUB Human presents: Who Cares?

BA (Hons) Graphic Design Student / Staff / Alumni Course news / Industry news / Inspire / Engage – Published 24th Feb 17

Who Cares? is a series of talks, workshops and a one day symposium, bringing together award winning industry speakers, alumni and students from Arts University Bournemouth.

Who Cares? will explore how designers can make a positive difference to the lives of others and use their skills as a force for global good. This series of events aims to inspire and challenge designers to consider their own obligation towards social, ethical and sustainable design. The focus of the talks will be to share information, practice and philosophies, and demonstrate the potential for creativity to address the global issues we face today.

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Graphic Design Network Event 2017

BA (Hons) Graphic Design Student Course news / Industry news / Inspire – Published 16th Feb 17

AUB Graphic Design Network 2017 – #AUBMAKERS

BA (Hons) Graphic Design students are currently preparing for their network event on Thursday 23rd February.  The event will give second year students the opportunity to present their website portfolio to an industry professional and receive feedback. 

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Have You Got Four Candles? Alumnus book brings Poole history to life

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography / Graphic Design Alumni Course news / Make / alumni / Achieve / Industry News – Published 26th Sep 16

BA (Hons) Graphic Design alumnus, James Addison, is delighted to have released his first book, exploring inside one of Britain’s oldest hardware stores.

The book goes behind the scenes at W.E. Boone & Co – well known locally for its Aladdin’s cave interior filled with unexpected delights. Addison documents its 195 years of heritage that includes scandal, fire and the effect of two world wars. James worked with Photographer Rose Duffy who graduated from BA (Hons) Commercial Photography in 2011.

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Creative Conscience Gold Winner, Kieran James

BA (Hons) Graphic Design Student Course news / Make / Inspire / Achieve / Industry News – Published 3rd Aug 16

We caught up with BA (Hons) Graphic Design graduate and Creative Conscience Gold award winner, Kieran James about his work, four years at AUB and the future…

“I suffer from asthma and rarely carry an inhaler, when I heard that the number of asthma attacks is increasing I decided to see what I could do about it. My response was to create ‘Breathe’, a small refillable inhaler that blends into your lifestyle. The inhaler is accompanied by a smartphone app that connects to your device and is able to help you through an asthma attack.

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Graphic Design win ‘Best Stand’ and Pencils at D&AD New Blood

BA (Hons) Graphic Design Course news / Make / Achieve / Industry News – Published 11th Jul 16

An impressive win for our fresh BA (Hons) Graphic Design Graduates.

The best courses from across the UK exhibit at D&AD New Blood Festival in Shoreditch London. The stands were judged by top industry designers and art directors and our Graphic Design stand won the top award  – ‘Best Stand’.  This award recognises design presentation, communication and accessibility to student work. We showcased all our Graphic Design graduates using various media including showreel, portfolios and websites.

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Graphic Design students collaborate with Larmer Tree Festival

BA (Hons) Graphic Design Student Course news / Make / Collaborate / Engage / Industry News – Published 1st Jul 16

Three students from BA (Hons) Graphic Design have been working with Larmer Tree Festival to produce a festival newspaper.

Luke Brown, Amber Ruske and Emma McEvoy originally pitched the idea to Larmer Tree during AUB24,  as a response to the 24-hour live brief: “How do we creatively and successfully roll out and embed the evolution of our identity in our marketing activity throughout the year, at the festival and beyond?”

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