CSM ILLUSTRATION SHOW 2013

The exhibition which can't be missed! The best work by CSM graphic design students. There is no doubt that we will see lots of...

London collections, man!

At 1 Granary we love men, we would organise a mister CSM contest if it wasn't so damn mainstream. Thats why we are looking...

Ministry of Love

One of our favourite pencil-armed collaboratiors, illustrator Emma Lofstrom is in action again. This time she and artist Irene Fuga are joining...

Work in Progress

Saturday evening 1 Granary went to check out Work in Progress, the Central Saint Martins illustration show 2013, on its opening night. There was...

Roxanne Gatt

Inspired by childhood holidays in the UK, Malta-born illustrator Roxanne Gatt changed directions "abruptly" from studying A-level Maths and Physics to packing her suitcase...

Living art objects, garment toiles or sculptures?

What if your garment toiles, sculpture or furniture in-the-making could react to the humdrum of machines around you in the workplace? Would it possibly...

Daniel Hall: Performance Design and Practice student at Central Saint Martins

Photography by 1st year BA Graphic Design student Phillip Koll for 1 Granary

Shawn Soh: Reimagining the world within our human body

BA Graphic Design graduate Shawn Soh certainly did not come to Central Saint Martins in a typical 'studying trajectory' where one goes through the foundation year aged 19, starts a BA at 20, and graduates from an MA around 25. Instead, the Singaporean was a Radar and Navigation specialist in the Navy, studied to become a pastor and quit half-way through, started his own design company (and faked that he had a secretary and in turn won a massive exhibition competition), and became a buyer for a large furniture company. Having a well-rounded view of what the world is like in reality can heavily influence one's design practise, and so by having experience Soh is able to merge both concept and aesthetics into a final orchestration of sound, image, and physical objects. Where he first created an Eraser that resembled an analog Snapchat device which takes your digital picture, prints it and after a couple of seconds destroys it, his graduate project explores the idea of materialising what's inside of our bodies.

Janice Lee and the Face of Luxury Consumerism

Janice Lee, originally from Hong Kong, is devoted to the study and interpretation of consumer behavior. As China’s burgeoning middle class goes on extravagant...

Mirko Borsche: Why design history matters and brainstorming sucks

Lunch break at Bureau Mirko Borsche: a handful of graphic designers and interns sit outside in a canopy swing, smoking a cigarette, listening to...

How can you be a designer and not ask questions?

Getting through art school is no small feat. Day in day out one questions their identity, concepts, modes of thinking and reflecting, in an...

You’re Invited to Kyoko Takemura’s Feast

Kyoko Takemura’s obsession with the peculiarity of human organisms, and the strange foods that are consumed to fuel and delight them, has led to...