Brian McNicoll

Our last lecture was from Brian McNicoll, a young entrepreneur who came to speak to us about how he started a gaming company. He had loads of good advice and his story raised some good points to remember for anyone struggling to get their business off the ground. He told us how after his business … Continue reading

Rise of the Design Industry

Much like the rest of the United Kingdom, Scotland saw a decline in the importance of the manufacturing industries towards the end of the 1980s and into the 1990s, which combined with a rise in the technology and service sectors of the economy (now the largest sector in Scotland). Irrespective of the parties in power, … Continue reading

Avian

For the Design & The Market module, we have to approach a design agency and learn about all aspects of their business by way of an interview. Our group has managed to set up a site visit to Avian, a creative agency based in Broughty Ferry. Avian were established in 1996, and have now built … Continue reading

Tom Pollard

Tom Pollard is a 22 year old graphic designer who has recently graduated from Lincoln School of Art & Design.  I came across him whilst browsing through the student awards section of the D&AD website, and was not surprised to find out he had won a series of awards in 2010 from various bodies such … Continue reading