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About matttheforth

I am a Design Student currently studying at Leeds Metropolitan University. Previously, I was at Harrogate College studying National Diploma in Graphic Design. Some people do ask why I haven't stuck with Graphic Design at University. The reason for this, is because I do have an interest and good knowledge on a wide range in design and I wish to find myself on this course over the three years and hopefully pursue a career.

D1.5 Essay

In regards to my earlier post about Concepts in Design History – D1.5.  I have included a downloadable attachment in PDF format.  the reason for it being late was down to the fact the original file went missing and the … Continue reading

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Critique of Design – Neville Brody (Part 2)

Continuing from the previous blog entry about the work of Neville Brody, I am to look at his more current work and what he has done/produced in more recent years. In more recent years, Brody has a number of clients … Continue reading

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My manifesto

I have been thinking about my manifesto as I have started to approach towards then end of my first year at University and my goals and aims for my second year. The first question I have asked my self is: … Continue reading

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Critique of Level 6 Student – Martin Gray (Part 2)

Earlier, on my blog entry about Martin Gray, I mentioned about the use of Guerilla Marketing and the impact it currently has. I can mention how this links into his final project. Martin has looked into the problems with littering … Continue reading

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Critique of Designer – Neville Brody

My chosen designer to critique is Neville Brody, who is a  renowned Graphic Designer, typographer and Art Director and Brand Strategist. When he was at school, he studied Art on A-level mostly on Fine Art, then he went onto studying … Continue reading

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My thoughts and questions so far

Since starting University, I have realised how much my outlook in my future has changed.  I have discovered it’s not just about making a choice on a career and that’s it, I have decided what I want to be!  On … Continue reading

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Critique of Level 6 Student – Martin Gray (Part 1)

I managed to meet up with Martin Gray – the Level 6 student I am shadowing and critiquing the work on. He specializes down the Design Digital pathway in Graphical Design. He found himself down this pathway on his second … Continue reading

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