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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

F. Saussure- Signifer, signified, Connotation and Denotation.

Saussure was a French linguistic that was also one of the first to produce a theory on semiotics, in the early 1900’s. Saussure declared that a sign is made up of two parts a signifier and the signified, he noted that linguistic signs are inherently arbitrary. 120 more words

Contextualised Portfolio

Denotation vs. connotation

Denotation: The definition or literal meaning of a word.

Connotation: Implications that go beyond the literal meaning or definition of the word.

Before we go right into this, a brief disclaimer: connotations can vary from region to region, group to group or even person to person. 199 more words



If the world just contained denotations, words would not symbolize any meanings, only their true definitions. Denotations by themselves have no emotions and associations with them that connotations have. 21 more words


Bellwork #18


Allusion- a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication (e.g. The novel’s title is an allusion to Shakespeare.) 83 more words


And they lived Happily Never After...


Saint Hoax  is an anonymous artist  and sociopolitical activist from Middle East. According to Hoax’s website he ‘combines tangible and digital mediums to create beautiful visual lies that tell an ugly truth’. 531 more words


Research: Photography, Key Concepts

One of our texts to look at for our research was David Bate’s Photography: Key Concepts. I have included my notes from the chapters relevant to my chosen subject (the object, advertising). 1,811 more words

Photography: Critical And Contemporary Perspectives