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Are we writing a dictionary or talking about what's right?

Unless you’ve been living in a cave with no internet or television, you’ve probably heard about the same-sex marriage debate. If you’ve followed it, you’ve probably heard the argument that there should be no same-sex marriage because marriage… 1,114 more words


Project 11: Production values, aim and purpose

I think a lot about production values. They are present from the moment we conceive an idea for a photo or image and run through every stage of the process. 629 more words


Caution: Use with Care

We all know that the same word when taken out of context or even juxtaposed within a slightly different context takes on a different connotation. But recent developments in America have made me appreciate something even more subtle when it comes to words and their usage.  347 more words

Writer's Life

Products: presentation and consumption

I watched a video today that forms part of a series of lectures for the MA programme that have been videoed for access online. Today’s video viewing was of a lecture by Michael Schwab and can be accessed… 79 more words


OBE Jonanthan Sands (Elmwood) lecture + Serious** case study

OBE Jonathan Sands came to the 3M Buckley Centre for a careers lecture.  He is the Managing director of Elmwood. The world’s most effective brand design consultancy. 255 more words

Graphic Design

Project 11: Signs

One of the things I feel I am constantly challenging is the weight of visual representation of disability through impairment. My exploration of the representation of women, Black people and disabled people has shown that most of it focuses on the person with only limited imagery showing how society defines these people through social and cultural things. 357 more words