Graphic Design students pencil in top industry award

Two Edinburgh College Graphic Design students have won one of the most coveted prizes in the design and advertising industries – a special pencil trophy from the D&AD New Blood Awards. Jennifer Grieve and Sarah Lewis joined some of the country’s top young talent to pick up their award after impressing the D&AD judges. Their…

Edinburgh College illustration student Aimee Ferrier

Illustration student’s magic witchy win

A gloomy young witch, some visual wizardry and a sprinkling of magic have helped Edinburgh College illustration student Aimee Ferrier win a top local design prize. Aimee’s design for the front cover of a new children’s novel – Ruby McCracken: Tragic Without Magic – won her the Kelpies Design and Illustration Prize 2017 and will…

Student shortlisted for video awards

Edinburgh College HND Visual Communication students Hazel Pike, Beth Wilson and Alicia Gonzalez are on the shortlist for the 2017 IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) Scotland Student Advertising Awards. Now in its second year, the awards are aimed at students looking to kick-start their career in advertising. This year’s competition brief centred on promoting…

Students Launch Year of Young People

Two Edinburgh College NC Graphic Design students joined Mark McDonald, Scottish Government Minister for Childcare and Early Years, and a group of young people from across the country, to launch a national search for young Ambassadors for Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018 (YOYP 2018). Students Molly Nock and Iain Waugh helped design a new…

Student competition winner is buzzing

Angel Nervida, a year 2 HND Visual Communication: Illustration student, is buzzing after her environmental poster, featuring yellow bumblebees and Scottish wildflowers, was chosen the best at a Scottish Environment LINK event. Angel and 10 of her classmates (as well as students from other institutions) were asked by Scottish Environment Link, the voice of Scotland’s…

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Talented students have an eye for design

Two budding interior designers from Edinburgh College will see their creations come to life in Miller Homes’ brand new Kings Gate showhome, which opened in Gilmerton, Edinburgh on 11 February 2017. Dawn Hope (25), from Leith and Miroslawa Gembolis (37) from Musselburgh beat off stiff competition from their classmates to win an interior design competition…

Scotland’s baby box designs revealed

Edinburgh College Graphic Design student Lena Sakura has been revealed as one of six finalists for the design of Scotland’s baby boxes for newborn children. Lena, who is studying HND Visual Communication: Graphic Design, is among the group of six students from colleges and universities on the final shortlist. Students were asked to produce a…

Design internship launched with Teviot

Teviot, the Edinburgh-based brand and marketing consultancy, has launched Firestarter – a year-long paid internship for a student on Edinburgh College’s Visual Communication HND course. The HND Visual Communication: Graphic Design is an award-winning studio-driven course with a blend of employer engagement, industry collaboration and contemporary design projects. The course has a strong reputation for…

Students Support Year of Young People

A group of 12 Edinburgh College NC Graphic Design and HND Visual Communication Graphic Design students joined 30 primary and secondary school children at a workshop to design the logo and website for the Year of Young People 2018. The initiative is a joint project between the Scottish Government, Young Scot and The Gate agency.…

Students’ baby box design shortlisted

Edinburgh College student Lena Sakura has been shortlisted as part of a competition to design Scotland’s first ever Baby Box by V&A Museum of Design Dundee. Lena, who is currently studying the HND Visual Communication: Graphic Design, is among the group of six students who were asked to produce a beautiful, inspiring design for the…

Miller Homes’ interior design challenge

HND Interior Design students are putting their creative skills to the test after being tasked to design a room in a show home for Miller Homes’ new development in Gilmerton, Edinburgh. The second year students will gain real life experience working with the homebuilder and the winning student will see their creation come to life…

Students design branding for charity

One of Scotland’s newest and most striking buildings has taken the latest step from drawing board to a reality with the help of two young trainee graphic designers from Edinburgh College. The Gorebridge Community Development Trust, a volunteer-led charity that supports local economic and social regeneration, is creating a new £2.2m centre and enlisted students…

Decorative arts celebration at college

A painting craft institution that was founded by painting and decorating lecturers in 1955 will be celebrating its 60th anniversary with a public event at Granton Campus on 16 and 17 October 2015. The Scottish Association of Painting Craft Teachers (SAPCT) will be celebrating its milestone year with a Decorative Arts Event in the Hub…