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07 FEBRUARY 2013

How will the future objects and methods of graphic design and the industries it serves be reconfigured?

Thursday 07 and Friday 08 March 2013, Open, 20 Bank Plain, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4SF

"A two day symposium organised by Norwich University of the Arts that will explore the relationship between print and digital, and the coexistence of media in a wider sense; how they combine, and how they provide unique opportunities.

As the design industry embraces dramatic changes in technology, the Cowbird Symposium will look at graphic design as an output, a practice and a profession, exploring the relationships between print and screen–based communication. Guest speakers, all leading thinkers and practitioners themselves, will be invited to comment on the future of the distributed text–the book, magazine, newspaper and poster, as well as the challenge and opportunity afforded by new technologies, tablets, e–readers, smart phones, augmented reality, social media, digital displays, and new practices, crowdsourcing, coding, data sharing, and social reading."

(Norwich University of the Arts)

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Simon Perkins
25 NOVEMBER 2008

Look inward: graphic design in Australia

"In Melbourne, Studio Anybody started five years ago with the intention of developing an alternative model of graphic design practice. 'In focusing on concept–driven exhibitions, publications and installations, we hoped to develop alternative communication strategies, learn new skills, stay motivated and make people stop, laugh and reflect,' explains Lisa Grocott, one of the five partners. Grocott, a New Zealander, teaches postgraduate design at RMIT University and her academic approach to professional practice remains the exception among Australian designers, though it is shared by the other four members of the team. They have managed to combine self–initiated projects with work for the Australian clothing label Mooks, as well as the Melbourne Fashion Festival. The central question for Studio Anybody is to what extent it will be possible to find more hardnosed commercial clients who will permit an exploratory approach."

(Rick Poynor, Issue 46, Winter 2002, Eye Magazine)

Fig.1 Dean Millson "Studio Anybody" 3 March 2010.

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1998 • academic approach • Aotearoa New ZealandAustralasiaAustralia • Australian designers • brokeragebusiness incubator • clothing label • commercial clients • communication strategy • concept-driven • creative industriesdesign studio • exploratory approach • Eye (magazine)graduate bridgegraphic designgraphic design practice • hardnosed • Lisa Grocott • Melbourne • Melbourne Fashion Festival • Mooks (clothing label) • New Zealander • postgraduate design • professional practicereal-life studioRMIT University • self-initiated projects • Studio Anybody • transition into post-graduate employmentwork placement

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David Gowans
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