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International society success for graphic design students

Two Leeds Beckett students have received recognition from the prestigious International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) for their outstanding work.

International Society success for Graphic Design students

Esther Barber

The International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) promotes worldwide excellence in the use of typography. This highly prestigious accreditation scheme celebrates the very best of student work, the process is rigorous and the standards are exceptionally high. We are therefore delighted to have achieved accreditation for two of our students, Esther Barber and Emily Appleton from our BA (Hons) Graphic Arts & Design course (Now BA (Hons) Graphic Design).

Emily Appleton & Esther Barber

Esther Barber & Emily Appleton

Esther Barber

Esther’s project explored the lost endings of fairy tales and was credited by the assessors as having submitted ‘a vibrant piece of typographic endeavour’.

Esther Barber Work 2

Esther Barber Work 1
Esther Barber Work 3

Emily Appleton

Emily explored the depths of being lost in thought and was credited with having produced a ‘very good portfolio piece’.

Emily Appleton's Work 1
Emily Appleton's Work 2
Emily Appleton's Work 3

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Jo Hamill

Jo Hamill is the Course Director for BA (Hons) Graphic Design within the Leeds School of Arts.

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