Where are they now?

We’re building an Alumni page for Graphic Design graduates from the Lincoln School of Art & Design/University of Lincoln – if that’s you and you can help us please scroll down to find out more…You can also join the ever growing Alumni Facebook group 

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BA (Hons) Graphic Design Alumni — 2010

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Tom Pollard

Logotype for polar explorer, Ben Saunders

I started working full time at Studio8 in December 2010, joining fellow Lincoln-er Steve Fenn. Since starting I have worked on a number of projects, one being Shop magazine mentioned below.

As part of the identity we created extra branded elements, including maps.

The Ben Saunder’s project is something I worked on whilst interning at Studio8, then was lucky enough to work on afterwards at Applied Works (Studio8 for the Identity, Applied Works for the digital design). Ben embarked on his latest expedition to the North Pole earlier this week: http://www.bensaunders.com/.

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Custom typeface also created for the identity.

Plasma screen graphics for Olympia Ski & Snowboard Show (worked on whilst at Applied Works)

Currently we are working on a number of editorial projects, one of which being a 300 page book for Laurence King called the Menswear Sourcebook.

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BA (Hons) Graphic Design Alumni — 2009

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Steve Fenn

Shop 2010 city guides. Shop Magazine is a series of worldwide shopping/travel guides, published by Global Blue.

I’m working at Studio8 Design in London as a Graphic Designer.

Currently we’re working on a number of editorial and identity projects. One being the design and art direction of a series of city guides published by Global Blue. Last year there were 30, this year there will be 80. This also involves commissioning cover illustration.

FUTU ideas magazine. We were asked by Polish publishers FUTU to design the template and art direct their new series of books, FUTU IDEAS. The first in the series, HOME, was designed by myself with the following issues designed in house.

I’m also working on a 200 page book called The Fundamentals of Printed Textile Design for the publishers AVA.

My LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/steve-fenn/20/279/447

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Tom Lovell

The Cambridge School of Art have a set of summer school courses for eager undergrads to get their teeth into. To keep the content more structured it was split in two. The first section held application details and the obligatory content. This left as much room as possible for the important bits in the larger format section, using bold images to celebrate all the courses on offer.

Tom Lovell graduated from LSAD in 2009 with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design. Whilst there he managed to win D&AD Best in New blood, 1st Prize at the Sh! Awards and a British Book Design & Production Award. Along with these accolades he was also featured in Creative Review’s Best Graduate edition and won the chance to design the front cover to boot.

After graduating, Tom landed a job at creative agency The District working with a wide range of clients across print & web. After a year in this role he decided to make the move to London and was soon snapped up by renowned agency The Partners.

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Total Arts is organised to introduce children with disabilities to theatre. To cut through the generic flyers that are usually associated with this sort of project, focus was put on the objects used on the courses.

On the side, Tom also runs The Frontroom Gallery, regularly writes articles for D&AD, and is one half of the initiative Keep-Us-Busy with fellow graduate Shaun Hughes.

My LinkedIn is http://uk.linkedin.com/in/lovelldesign

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Rhiannon Mair Jones

After finishing at Lincoln in 09 I interned at Plastique Magazine, Red Magazine and a small agency called Alpha Design & Marketing before landing a 3 month internship at Warner Music.

I designed merchandise for Marina & the Diamonds, Biffy Clyro as well as designing their tour ad for NME Magazine.

After the 3 months I put in a proposal for a job and they created a role for me in Artist Partnerships!

Since becoming full time I have been designing for Cee Lo Green, Rumer and Biffy Clyro!

My LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/rhiannon-jones/22/292/8b7

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Anna-Marie Watson

I graduated from Lincoln in 2009. I now work as a designer at a company called Branch, we’re based just off Great Portland Street in London. I joined Branch as a placement to start off with, in November 2009 and ended up staying! We’re a relatively small team, 5 of us in total.

A range of publications designed for the Association of British Insurers

We work on a wide range of things, from identities to window graphics, as well as tackling the corporate jobs which tend to be my area. One of our clients is the Association of British Insurers, so I handle the various documents that come in from them. It’s from this client I have learnt the most; working to tight deadlines and guidelines, it’s done wonders for my typesetting skills!

Yacht and transport design company Claydon Reeves gave us the task of creating a brand identity that reflected the outstanding quality and high end nature of their work. We also designed a striking content managed website alongside hardback portfolio books to send to their clients.

There’s nothing like getting your teeth into a good identity though, as you will see from the examples of some of the work I have been involved in.

My LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/annamariewatson

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BA (Hons) Graphic Design Alumni — 2008

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Brett Kellett

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Brett graduated from LSAD in 2008 with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design, an ISTD award and exhibited at D&AD New Blood the following summer. Since graduating he has worked for the in-house design team at the British Council, a global charity organisation promoting cultural relations.

The annual report successfully reaffirmed the British Council’s work in Britain and abroad

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He started in a junior role but quickly worked his way to becoming a key member of the team, taking the lead role designing the 2009–10 annual report, as well as a number of other major projects.

The design was built on a simple typographic structure created to be clean and clear and not appear excessive

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Brett is also one half of the creative partnership Such a good studio alongside his former studio manager and also works individually under the pseudonym IT CAME FROM THE NORTH. His screen prints are available to buy in various shops around Manchester.

Screen printed A2 posters

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http://uk.linkedin.com/in/brettkellett

http://www.itcamefromthenorth.co.uk/

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BA (Hons) Graphic Design Alumni — 2007

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Dan Collier

Smirnoff Be There Facebook application

I graduated from Lincoln back in 2007 and am now working in London as a senior designer at digital agency Syzygy after three years at Agency Republic. I won D&AD Best New Blood in 2007 and my work has since been shortlisted for a Cannes Lion and Creative Showcase award.

Baileys global website

I have been lucky enough to work with large clients including O2, Playstation and the BBC, designing everything from websites to mobile applications. I am currently working on a number of projects for Barclays Wealth and Mazda

Typographic Links

‘Typographic Links’, the book I made in my final year at Lincoln has attracted a great deal of attention, featuring in numerous publications and websites. The Museum of Modern Art in New York is currently considering it for an exhibition later this year and I am now in the process of creating a brand new edition of the book.

My website is http://dancollier.co.uk/, my LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/dtcollier/, or you can follow me at http://twitter.com/dan_collier/

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Rob Pratt

I graduated from Lincoln in 2007 and now work as a senior designer at a digital media & design agency called Seamless on the South Coast after a stint at a small design agency called Mzuri Design. I have been runner up in the British Book Design & Production Awards and shortlisted for the Graphis Awards.

I have been fortunate enough to work on projects for HSBC, IBM and Portal Partnerships. I am currently working towards creating a new brand identity for a carbon initiative based in Geneva.

07 Publication

07 was designed in my final year at Lincoln, It was decided early on to steer clear of a typical student retrospective or catalogue and create a publication with substance and ‘coffee table’ appeal.

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Crispin Ward

Branding and art direction for a renowned composer and conductor.
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Identity design

There is nothing more exciting then getting stuck into a new brand identity. Creating a unique symbol and seeing the client adopt it is a great feeling.

My linkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/rob-pratt/16/198/319, my portfolio website is: http://www.behance.net/RobPratt, my company website: http://www.seamlessmedia.co.uk/

 

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Are you one of our fabulous graduates?

We want to stay in touch with you, to help you stay in touch with your friends from the course, to invite you to special alumni events and to build a nice big picture of how and where you all are in the world, whether you’ve stayed in Graphic Design or moved on to different career paths. If you are one of our graduates please:

  • pass this web-page link on to all the other people from Lincoln that you are still in touch with
  • send us a bio of 50-70 words including your name (obviously!), where you’re working now and (if you can) a brief description of what you’re currently working on.
  • send a mugshot of yourself (if you will…)
  • send 2-3 images of your professional design work (that, of course, you’re cleared to use!) Images @72ppi preferred.
  • send details of your LinkedIn profile so that people can connect to your public/professional profile (if you haven’t already got a LinkedIn profile, sign up at http://www.linkedin.com – the benefits are many)

Thanks, the Graphic Design Team.