External Liaison Coordinator for the Graphic Communication Design programme at Central Saint Martins, UAL, and COP26 Project Assistant at UAL’s Climate Emergency Network.

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Clients and collaborators include Global Generation, The Wiener Holocaust Library and Knowledge Quarter.

Copyright © 2021 David Frame


From the Story Garden.

An identity and visual language for a local community outreach project with Global Generation and MAKE @ Story Garden.

Make From Home.

Handout accompanying a bookbinding toolkit distributed to students across the globe.

Entangled Futures.

A collection of posters promoting a series of climate-focused lectures and workshops from UAL’s Climate Emergency Network and London LASER.

Parade for Climate Justice!

A poster promoting the Climate Emergency Network’s parade in response to COP26.

Clinical Trial Identification.

Presenting complex medical information 


Mixed Pickles.

A designed page spread and concept that uses archived documents concerning Jewish refugee internment camps as a means to promote a family writing exercise.

Am I Being Unreasonable?

A poster series that highlights the absurdities of the controversial parenting site Mumsnet.

Did you Hear the One About Socially-Motivated Comedy?

A written report elaborating on how and why I believe social design practitioners should be engaging with comedy as a means to provoke change.


Depth of Field 2020-21.

A virtual lecture series in which guest speakers are invited to talk about their design practice and engage in a Q&A with a live audience.

Better Late Than Never.

A London-based exhibition bringing together the works of 2020 Graphic Communication Design graduates.

GCD News.

As part of my responsibilites within the Graphic Communication Design programme at CSM, I oversee the programme’s weekly newsletter, announcements and comms.

“I Held a Dinner Party in an Elevator for Graphic Design”.

A dinner party held in an elevator providing a satirical commentary on modern-day social interactions.

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Social media marketing / Public view of the live-streamed lecture / Accompanying website.

Lecture with NASA JPL and Climate Outreach.

Depth of Field 2020-21.

An online public lecture series that aims to question some of the most prevelent issues faced within the Graphic Communication Design industry. Coordinated by myself and others, we invite two guest speakers to present their unique perspectives and engage in a live Q&A discussion. The 2020/2021 series included speakers such as Kelly Walters and Gemma Copeland, in addition to organisations such as NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Climate Outreach, Design Observer and Thames & Hudson.

This project could not have happened without Rebecca Ross (Project Leader), Jacob Watmore (Events Coordinator), and Jake Dow-Smith (Web Designer).

2020 - 2021

Images of installation of exhibition.

Images of final exhibition located on Stable Street, Granary Square, London.

Better Late Than Never.

Following the cancellation of Central Saint Martins’ annual Degree Shows, this London-based exhibition brought together the 2020 graduates of the Graphic Communication Design Programme to King’s Cross to celebrate and showcase their respective practices. Spanning a range of creative disciplines and positions, the work on display presented some of the new and forward-thinking practices that were cultured at a time when the creative landscape was being challenged and shaped by some of the largest social, political and cultural shifts of the last century.

Better Late Than Never was organised, curated and designed by myself, Oluwatomilola Adefioye, Lili Phillips, and Rosie Stephenson. The event was supported by Central Saint Martins, Argent, EIZO and Studio Basic.


Top image credit: London Centre for Book Arts.

Make From Home.

As a Central Saint Martins graduate, I was asked to design a small handout that would be distributed to Graphic Communication Design students alongside a selection of provided tools and equipment. The design uses abstract shapes that represent the contents of the toolkit. The use of colour, shape and gravity suggest a sense of playfulness in keeping with the nature of Make From Home and the equipment included in the initiative.

148 X 210 MM

A5 flyer (front and back). Including information about the scheme and contents page.

Front cover of Playground / Mixed Pickles activity page spread.

Mixed Pickles.

Inspired by historical documents from Jewish refugee camps, this page-spread and activity encourages a therapeutic writing exercise aimed at vulnerable families. Born out of a collaboration between Knowledge Quarter and The Wiener Holocaust Library, the project was included as part of Playground; an annual zine in which I also contributed to the design and manufacture.

With thanks to Sam Oates, Barbara Warnock, Yukari Ono and Abbie Vickress.

176 X 250 MM

Entangled Futures.

A collection of posters promoting a series of climate-focused events and workshops from UAL’s Climate Emergeny Network and London LASER.

594 X 841 MM

Poster series featuring illustrations from Maite Pastor Blanco and Laurane Le Goff.