Our annual graduates feature aims to pinpoint and highlight the most exciting creative graduating students from across the UK. The work of a select few young and highly talented designers, illustrators, photographers, sculptors and artists will be showcased here throughout the beginning of July, concluding in a three-day physical exhibition at London’s House of Propellers (opening 20 July). The call for submissions is now open, so if you think you’re one of the most exciting young creatives graduating this year, submit your work now!
How to submit
It’s super easy to submit. All you have to do is send the following information to email@example.com:
1. Your full name
2. Your university’s name
3. Your full course name
4. Your contact details (email address and telephone number)
5. Three projects you think best represent you and your work. We request you send up to three images per project, along with a 50-75 word explanation. (Please send images at 72dpi.)
The submission deadline is 17 June. Unfortunately, due to the high number of submissions, we will not be able to get back personally to everyone. You will only be contacted if we decide to take your application to the next stage. Good luck!
We’d like to say a big thank you to Represent, who are again supporting this event. “Represent Recruitment Limited help some of the worlds most talented graphic designers find new work. We work with designers at all levels, from Junior through to Executive Creative Director. Our business thrives through the networks we develop and our impeccable eye for great work. Formed in 2003 Represent operate out of offices and gallery space in London, EC1.”
We’d also like to thank Miles Gould, who was selected as one of our featured graduates last year, and has produced the identity for this year’s feature.
- Cheeky, irreverent and vivid illustrations by Thomas Hedger
- Brilliant branding and a cracking It’s Nice That collaboration: introducing Unmade
- Director collective Canada creates raunchy, psychedelic video for Tame Impala (NSFW)
- Stylish designs that aim to make online gift-buying as fun as "walking around a concept store"
- Alex Sheridan’s hilarious shots of comedian David O’Doherty in sports memorabilia
- Cult magazine Nova and its nods to “eroticism and extortion” photographed in a suitably 70s setting
- Anthony Burrill tells us about his numerous Etsy WORK HARD rip-offs
- “I wouldn’t recommend trying to make it as an illustrator to anyone”: straight-talking McBess
- Jonathan Barnbrook talks us through designing David Bowie's new album artwork
- Japanese illustrator Nimura Daisuke is back with his charmingly naughty gifs
- Colourful masses with a Memphis aesthetic in Mariano Pascual’s illustrated alphabet
- Making branding with a purpose: what can we learn from the Bauhaus?