This site contains a selection of work by independent graphic designer Dominic Dyson.
Dominic originally studied Painting at Chelsea School of Art, and Film and Video at St. Martins School of Art. After several years working in the music industry he returned to study Digital Design at The London College of Printing and an MA in Communication Design at Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design.
He is an Associate Lecturer for the School of Design at the London College of Communication (formerly LCP) where he has taught since 1999. He currently teaches across all three years on the undergraduate Graphic and Media Design BA.
His clients, predominantly cultural and educational, have included: Kunstmuseum Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, the London Borough of Hackney, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, University of the Arts London, University of East London, University of Derby, Royal Institute, London Borough of Merton, London Musician's Collective, Antoni + Alison, EllaDoran Design & Anthony Burrill.
He lives and works in Hackney, East London.
Poster design for systems exhibition, curated by das programm and hosted at Walter Knoll gallery, London. Owl eyes utilise a logo created for das programm, based on the H7 heater dial design by Dieter Rams and Reinhold Weiss.
Systems. An international group of graphic designers respond to the systematicity of Braun design.
Typeandline statement from exhibition info:
Testset 'Drekerd' – designs for electronic music project, on the PLZ Make It Ruins label. 12" EP label designs and artworks for digital downloads.
Developed collaboratively with design students from the London College of Communication's (UAL) International Introduction to the Study of Design, Media and Screen course, typeandline created a bespoke typographic identity for their 'Possible Futures' final exhibition, showcasing student progression on to a diverse variety of UAL undergraduate art and design courses.
An animated version of logotype was designed for college reception screens and social media publicity. The symbol elements were also adapted as wayfinding arrows directing visitors to the show.
Prospectus for the University of East London (UEL) School of Arts & Digital Industries, to promote the postgraduate programme and research practitioners. 96 pp. Illustrations and typographic styling employed an integrated colour palette based on the campus building colours. Illustrations by Alexander Sirbu.
Typeandline were invited to contribute an image and text for Illustrator and printmaker Mat Pringle's zine series about his Illustrator and designer friends' favourite music, films and books. This was for 'The Film One. Below is the text written to accompanied the artwork:
"The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long...
... and you have burned so very, very brightly"
Testset 'Dirge Grid EP' – designs for electronic music project's debut vinyl release, on the PLZ Make It Ruins label. 12" EP label designs and artworks for digital downloads.
Identity and print designs for municipal arts and heritage project led by digital artwork studio SDNA. Electric Bloom explores the origins of Hackney's long-held reputation for being a fashionable borough and the role of the Loddiges family in making Hackney so attractive and appealing to residents and visitors in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Booklets and poster series for the London College of Communication's Short Courses (LCC). The college was formerly the London College of Printing (LCP), and is part of the University of the Arts London (UAL).
Catalogue, poster and invite for Enrico David exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst. This was the inaugural publication for Turner prize nominee.
Catalogue typeset in English and German. Printed in the Netherlands by Lecturis, on two paper stocks, with text sections printed in black and Pantone grey, and colour sections using a rich black. 40pp.
Book design for River & Cloth – a municipal arts project celebrating the textile heritage of Merton, William Morris and Liberty fabric. The book was published as the culmination of a year of workshops and classes for different local communities. Bespoke typeface 'Stitched Up' developed for the publication.
Printed by Lectures in Netherlands, with text sections on uncoated paper, and artworks on gloss. Includes gatefold illustrated map and spot varnished gatefold cover. 114pp.