The design courses blog for BA (Hons)
and HND Vis Comm at Edinburgh College

We love work that isn't work at all

25 July 2012

Here's an inspiring event guaranteed to ease us into the new term. Multiply, one of our favourite Edinburgh agencies, will be hosting an exhibition of mixed media work, and we've just received our invite to the press preview night.

That Summer Feeling

12 July 2012

Natural Selection Brewing officially launched their summer wheat beer 'Anorak' yesterday evening at well-known Edinburgh pub the Stockbridge Tap.

Abbie Macpherson

The branding and promotional campaign for the beer was designed by our HND graduate Abbie Macpherson, who took on the live brief for her final project.

Hello InDesign CS6

11 July 2012

With the CS6 Suite being installed in the labs and studio at Edinburgh's Telford over the summer, we thought it might be useful to take a look at some of the cool new features of InDesign.

Essential Summer Reading

5 July 2012

Just before the summer break I checked with the college library for new additions, and was delighted to see that '100 Ideas that Changed Graphic Design' had finally arrived.

100 ideas that changed design coverLeading design writer Steven Heller and critic Veronique Vienne have collaborated to produce a nicely conceived exploration of the concepts, styles and techniques which influenced and transformed graphic design.