Call for papers: Message Journal Edition 3

What is the topography of the contemporary graphic design / communication landscape in relation to art practice? What occupies the space between disciplines? Call for academic submissions Scholarly submissions are invited for consideration in Message edition 3 – an international open access journal published by the University of Plymouth Press. Message Open Access is an open […]

Message 89 Research Symposium: How can Graphic Design/Communication be Art?

Friday 18 September 2015 The House / Plymouth University CONTEXT This symposium is about discussing further the relationship between graphic design / communication and art. Speakers, through presentation of their own work, or, by examining the work of others, will explore the nature of graphic design and communication practice in an ever-changing contemporary landscape. We will […]

Call for papers: Message Journal Edition 2

Typography, Lettering and Text as Image (edition 2) Where are the boundaries of communication and meaning? Call for academic submissions Scholarly submissions are invited for consideration in the full colour, large format, and international journal, Message. Message, Typography, Lettering and Text as Image will be published in July 2015. Dates for submission of abstract (300–500 words): […]

Research Symposium — Designing Critical Messages

RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM DESIGNING CRITICAL MESSAGES Collaboration-Communication-Education-Sustainability MONDAY 24 JUNE 2013 —10.30AM PLYMOUTH UNIVERSITY Lecture Theatre 1 Roland Levinsky Drakes Circus Plymouth This is a unique free event. A day of discussion about proactive, reactive, reflective design methods and practices. Different types of research are fundamental to design. New forms of common empathy help us create […]

Call for Papers: Message Journal

Message Mapping Eclecticism Through Practice (Inaugural publication) Communication Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Visual Communication et al. Where if any do the mutual theoretical frameworks and methodologies lie? Call for academic submissions Scholarly submissions are invited for consideration in the full colour, large format, international journal, Message. Message, Mapping Eclecticism through Practice will be published in […]

Published Papers

Peter Jones and Lizzie Ridout have recently had their papers published from the 1st International Conference on Semiotics and Visual Communication. Peter Jones: The Receiver is the Message? An investigation into substituting established forms of Market and Target Audience Segmentation with Pedagogic Segmentation Lizzie Ridout: Showing Saying: On Speech Balloons