Falmouth Illustration Students Visit ‘Human After All’ and the Telegraph

Sue Clarke took two groups of students to see innovative design group, ‘Human After All’ and then the ‘Telegraph’ yesterday.

Human After All is an innovative creative Agency who specialise in Brand Identities. Their awards include:

  • World Illustration Awards 2015
  • Magpile Best New Magazine 2014
  • Computer Arts Top 30 Studios 2014
  • The One Show 2014
  • FPO Awards 2014
  • Type Directors Club 2014
  • D&AD Professional Awards 2013
  • Society of Publication Designers 2013
  • Art Directors Club 2013
  • Type Directors Club 2013
  • Creative Review Annual 2013
  • Creative Circle Awards 2013

The Telegraph is of course one of the UK’s most iconic Newspapers with a long history of commissioning some of the best illustrators in the world.

Bothe visits were incredibly useful for our students. Thankyou to all involved…

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Falmouth Illustration Students Visit ‘Human After All’, Dorling Kindersley & Dutch Uncle Agency

Thursday saw the final visits for the week. Sue Clarke took seven students to Design Group ‘Human After All‘. This company has been involved in a variety of innovative projects in recent years. Students were asked to create their own Christmas cards form a variety of rubber stamps that were created for a recent Ad campaign. As well as gaining really relevant knowledge of the design process, a  lot of fun was had by all.

Rubber stamp printing at Human After All

Rubber stamp printing at Human After All

Straight after the Human After All visit Sue had to rush back to Russell Square to pick up nine students for the visit to Dorling Kindersley. DK are based in the same building as Penguin Books and have employed a number of Falmouth students over recent years as paper engineers. It was fascinating to get an insight into this important publisher of non fiction books. Many thanks to the team from DK for their time.

Dorling Kindersley

Dorling Kindersley

Finally Rachel took nine students to the Dutch Uncle illustration agency. Dutch Uncle was founded in 2005 and has become known as the home of some of the worlds best illustrators. As well as London it has offices in Tokyo and New York. Students were treated to a fantastic overview of the industry by the Agency Founder, Helen Crowley and creative Director, Dan Crichlow. A really great visit that ended with students being given a number of freebies that included beautiful portfolio stands. We have decided to refer to these as ‘Dutch Uncles’ or ‘Duncles’ for short. Many thanks to Helen and Dan…

Students at Dutch Uncle Illustration Agency

Students at Dutch Uncle Illustration Agency

Dutch Uncle

Dutch Uncle

A final London Post will follow shortly……

Falmouth Illustration students in London for study trip

 

View from Waterloo bridge

View from Waterloo bridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our 1st year llustration students arrive in London today for our annual trip to visit some of the best art directors, publishers, designers and illustration agents in the world. It should be an amazing week that will culminate in the illustration Forum that we jointly hold for our students and the LCC illustration students at the Elephant and Castle site. Lucinda Rogers, Mark Smith and Cyriak will be speaking at the event. Other visits that will be taking place this week include; Artworks illustration Agency, Nobrow, The Folio Society, Harper Collins, Transworld, Hodder Childrens Books, Arena Illustration Agency, Human After All, Egmont, You Magazine, Saatchi & Saatchi, Dorling Kindersley, Walker Books, Dorling Kindersley, the. Telegraph, Penguin Books, Dutch Uncle Agency. There is of course also a lot going on in the way of exhibitions at the moment. Will try and keep posting updates as often as I can.

There is a stack of news that has built up over what has been a very busy term so far and so I will start to feed this through into the blog in various postingsover the next couple of weeks so that we can get up to date.