Designers in the Making

Last term before the festive break year 7s had an insight into Graphic Design with a few weeks of lessons where they created animal illustrations inspired by Shunsuke Satake These were created with Adobe Illustrator and looked amazing. From llamas and Dinosaurs to Sharks and Parrots the colourful and bold animals illustrations were later transformed into posters for zoos and farms. Today some of those … Continue reading Designers in the Making

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Kent Artist Profile: Inside Kent

Today we received a printed copy of Inside Kent Magazine (October Issue) featuring a Q&A about one of our Graphics & Photography teachers Sarah. The article which showcases some of her many freelance projects as a Graphic Designer & Illustrator also includes a little bit about why she chose to pursue her career in teaching and her background in the subject. You can find it … Continue reading Kent Artist Profile: Inside Kent

The Design Museum goes digital

You can now take part in a variety of exhibition tours, activities and workshops as well as join Design Museum’s Chief Executive and Director, Tim Marlow in conversation with  a wide  spectrum of brilliant designers and architects. What to expect Twice a week enjoy a snapshot into the lives and work of familiar faces from the world of  design,  fashion and  architecture. #DesignDispatches Wednesday 13 … Continue reading The Design Museum goes digital

Summer Festival

The College’s annual Summer Festival has already been and gone – somebody told me that we were in our 10th year of this lovely event – that cannot be right, I’m not that old! Whenever its inception, the Summer Festival has always been a real highlight of the year and a wonderful way to celebrate the achievements of our students in the Arts. We had … Continue reading Summer Festival

The rise of the infographic

AS Graphics students will be investigating the graphic language of infographics for their coursework this term. In our increasingly time challenged world, it seems that the infographic has become king.  Everywhere you look, complex date is being presented in a more visual way. Why? 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual with more than half of our grey matter being dedicated to this … Continue reading The rise of the infographic