2015 graduates: Blueprint’s ones to watch
University of Wales Trinity St David
By using a technique of handstiching on to card, George creates arresting 3D illustrations.
She used this style to create a series of beautiful book jackets for traditional fairytales, as well as this personal promotional postcard for her exhibition at the New Designers show in London. JT
Nathanael Brooks & Shawn Soh
Central Saint Martins
If Alexander McQueen had worked on Eraserhead with David Lynch, you may have ended up with something like this extremely visually arresting collaborative video work called Digital Afterlife.
It's 'an exploration of digital identities that live on after death'. Powerful stuff indeed. JT
Central Saint Martins Communication Design
Bunardzhieva's show at CSM involved her creating stark and enticing black-and-white murals that wrapped around walls and a podium. There was an elegant simplicity to it. JT
University of Hertfordshire
Graphic Design and Illustration
A charming and occasionally on-brand offensive mix of excellent copywriting and strong graphic design.
'The Manly Glory Brewing Co is an extension of Carlsberg's old slogan "Denmark's greatest export since the Vikings"... guaranteed to slap a thick beard on to your hairless chin and give you a personality as tough as nails,' Osunla says. JT
Royal College of Art
This is my kind of new town. Taking inspiration from the ad-hoc incrementalism of Second World War plotlands' housing, Feary imagined the potential for self and custombuild development through a model similar to Almere in Holland, but with more generous parcels of land afforded by the undesirability of a crumbling coast in Norfolk and driven by the needs of a diverse community marginalised through the lack of affordable housing elsewhere in the UK.
A vision at once both utilitarian and utopian, Feary depicted a patchwork landscape of possible structures, amateur constructions and informal development that offered a joyfully pluralistic alternative to the monotony of repetitive volume housebuilding. Elly Ward