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Window of Opportunity (by Ken Baynes)

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It seems very clear that something is seriously amiss in what might be called ‘cultural’ education. We have already reviewed the manifestos from NSEAD and the Crafts Council. Now we have a substantial report on the wider value of culture and the importance of cultural education. It comes from the Warwick Commission set up by […]

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Curriculum Politics in Action (by Ken Baynes and Eddie Norman)

The Department for Education has published its ‘Design and technology: Draft GCSE subject content (September 2014) and asked for feedback based on 3 questions (our emphasis has been added in bold):.  Is the revised GCSE content (in each of these subjects) appropriate? Please consider: whether there is a suitable level of challenge whether the content […]

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‘Not in Plain Covers’ by Ken Baynes

I suppose book covers are considered a minor area of design and illustration. Minor but memorable. The first I remember was wrapped round The Wonder Book of Railways. It showed the driver’s view along the boiler of a Southern Railway locomotive. Memorable because at ten years old that was exactly where I wanted to be! […]

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Taking Tea at The National Gallery

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On the 9 November Loughborough Design Press (LDP) set out its stall at the Time for Tea! Conference at the National Gallery. We were delighted to have been invited to take part in this national conference to explore ‘drawing as thinking, expression and action’ (TEA). The importance of drawing and, perhaps even more broadly, mark-making is central […]

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The Right Type

Ken Baynes discusses the decision processes involved in choosing the typeface to be used by Loughborough Design Press in their book publications and beyond.

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LDP Identity and Logo Design

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Overview of the thoughts and design ideas surrounding the development of the Loughborough Design Press identity. Ken Baynes discusses the design process and philosophy.

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Loughborough Design Press Website Launch

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The Loughborough Design Press website has been officially launched. Loughborough Design Press (LDP) has been established by Ken Baynes (Editorial Director) and Eddie Norman (Managing Director) in order to support the establishment of a strong discourse surrounding the importance and development of design education.

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