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So I ventured out into the cold, dark night to take some photos of the new Graphic Design window display at TPH: It looks great doesn’t it? Everything within the display was created yesterday in  2 hours at the Day of the dead themed All Year Day. Such a range of skulls were produced; from collaged skulls… … typographic skulls… … moustached skulls… … floral skulls… … and fruity skulls!   The light box was...

So yesterday was Halloween and Lincoln GD were celebrating in the way we know best: being creative. We did an inter-year design challenge around the end of last year and it was a good opportunity to meet some people from other years and just a great laugh. With it falling on Halloween & the 3rd years having been working on some skulls in mentoring, it made sense that we continued with the Day of the dead...

… it’s the coffin they carry you off in! One of those old sayings I heard my grandparents say when I was growing up. Why is it relevant? Well, carrying on from my first Día de los Muertos post 2 weeks ago, last Wednesday we began the next stage in our Day of the dead activities: Can you tell what it is yet…? … it’s an Emma sized coffin! Credit for the coffin to Jack, T, Emma,...

Today we had our first mentoring session of 3rd year. Our mentors, Glen & Chris, have planned some activities for us over the year to help us bond as a year group and think about what kind of designer we want to be after we graduate etc The first couple of sessions are themed around ‘Día de los Muertos’ which is Spanish for ‘Day of the dead’. It’s a Mexican holiday/festival in which people gather...

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