20 Oct 2016   admin

GDC ranked in the 2016 Loeries Official Rankings

Its official, GDC is ranked amongst the top 10 Educational Institutions in the official Loerie rankings for 2016. Official rankings provide an authoritative and independent indication of who’s who in the brand communications industry. As a specialist Design College, GDC is proud to boast this fabulous ranking, and congratulates once again the students who won Loeries this year (Stephan and Tyler from Graphic Design, and Mikaela from Interior Design). 

View the Loerie rankings for 2016

21 Oct 2016   admin

Are These Graphic Design Trends Going Out of Style?

"As with anything in life whether it be fashion, music, hairstyles or design trends happen and although some stand the test of time, there often are some fads that it’s simply best to leave behind in past". Graphic design is exactly the same, sometimes "you look at a design and you can almost immediately tell what era it comes from similar to some of the funky fashions in the 80’s and 90’s".Now let’s have a look at some design trends that are on their way out:Ultra-Detailed / ComplexMuted, Natural Color SchemesMixed TypographyNow when it comes to logo’s often they can be the most ref ...

25 Oct 2016   admin

The Future Is Near: 13 Design Predictions for 2017

"The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have". We simply love this quote from Steve Jobs and it just seems so on point as we look ahead to the latest trends in the world of design. The future where the user and more to the point the user experience is driving our design thinking to deliver an experience that will keep them coming back for more.Design evangelists advocate for the use of good design, both in principle and in practice, with the ultimate goal of converting non-designers into design-thinkers. They extol the virtues of design-thinking to ...