DAVID FRAME


External Liaison Coordinator for the Graphic Communication Design programme at Central Saint Martins, UAL, and Project Assistant for 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


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“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.

Am I Being Unreasonable?

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

From the Story Garden.

Identity and visual language of a local community outreach project with Global Generation.

Make From Home.

Designed flyer accompanying a toolkit distributed to Graphic Design students across the globe.

C@ll1gr@aphy

A sans-serif display typeface inspired by the movement and shape of calligraphic practices.

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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.

“I Almost Expect Ian Beale to Walk in”.

A micro-essay found on Tripadvisor that celebrates Britain’s dwindling greasy spoon cafés 

Why you Should go to the Cinema Alone and How to do it. (Seriously).

A humorous article-come-guide that draws comparisons between self-care and going to the cinema alone.

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.

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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.

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.

Better Late Than Never.

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

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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.

2021
EXHIBITION
ROLE: CO-MANAGER