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Design for Life

Study day

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Wednesday 21 March 2018

13:00-15:30

Wednesday 28 March 2018

10:30-13:00

Wednesday 11 July 2018

13:00-15:30

This half-day study session draws inspiration from the ‘Can Graphic Design Save Your Life’ exhibition, offering students the opportunity to gain insight into the professional practice of graphic designers through hands-on activities, discussion and gallery time.

The session will explore some fundamentals of graphic design including: communicating complex ideas in non-verbal ways; conveying mood and messaging through humour or fear; using enticing visuals or subverting familiar imagery to convey messages; creating impact using typography – on its own or with images.

Working in small groups, students will be challenged to propose concepts and designs for a specific user or need, identifying the most effective language to communicate their message, developing their concepts through drawings and sketching, and ‘pitching’ their ideas to others in a concise and engaging way.

Booking information

Group size of 15-30 students, accompanied by staff at a ratio of 1:10. Each date is available for booking by one school group. Bookings must be made by a lead teacher.

Suitable for students aged 14-19. This workshop is FREE but we operate a chargeable cancellation policy for group bookings.

To book this study session, discuss your particular requirements, or suggest an idea for a future project, please contact the Youth Programme team:

youthprogrammes@wellcomecollection.org

T 020 7611 8250 / 8361 / 8659

This study day is part of our Youth Programme offer.

Please note: Wednesday 21st and Wednesday 28th March sessions are still available to book.