It’s that time of year again: from creative arts colleges and universities across the country, a new generation of graduates is emerging, bringing an infusion of fresh talent and ideas to the creative scene.

To get a feeling for what the class of 2009 has to offer, you can’t do better than a trip to the D&AD’s colossal New Blood show, the daddy of graduate showcases. We’ve trawled this year’s entries to bring you our pick of the illustrators, graphic designers, and creatives to watch.

THE ARTS INSTITUTE AT BOURNEMOUTH

Course BA (Hons) Illustration


TIANYIN WANG
MAKE UP

An image based on a photo of the artist’s girlfriend, inspired by Jasper Goodall, David Downton and other fashion illustrators.
w-t-in@hotmail.com
tinyurl.com/mbtxpb


DAN ALMEROTH
AT HOME

Part of a series exploring the concept of the freakshow, this image shows a circus bearded lady at home with her family.
d.almeroth@googlemail.com
danielalmeroth.blogspot.com


JENNI SAARENKYLÄ
EAR IS THE FOREST

In Finnish folklore the bear is the most sacred animal; some even believed that when the bear moved, the forest moved with it.
jennisaarenkyla@gmail.com
www.jennisaarenkyla.com

BEDFORD COLLEGE

Course HND Graphic Design


PATRICIA COGORNO
OUTDOOR POSTERS FOR PJ SMOOTHIES

The brief for this project called for a poster campaign that makes the PJ Smoothies brand appealing, accessible, and trendy.
patricia_cogorno@hotmail.com


KARL DEMNER
CRISIS DIRECT MAIL TUBE

The brief called for an innovative piece of direct mail for charity Crisis that raises public awareness of homelessness.
karldemnerdesign@hotmail.com
karldemnerdesign.carbonmade.com

BLACKPOOL & THE FYLDE COLLEGE SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN

Course BA (Hons) Graphic Design


HELEN ASHCROFT
NO CONTROL

A self-initiated brief investigating whether design can still be achieved without human control and personal preferences.
hellie_ash@hotmail.com
www.helenash.com


KIRSTY WRIGHT
RAISE AWARENESS OF ALTERNATIVE ENERGIES

The stamps have a ‘look twice’ approach, where each image has a double meaning: six body parts represent six alternative energies.
kirsty.wright@hotmail.co.uk
www.kirstywrightdesign.com

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE NEW UNIVERSITY

Course BA (Hons) Graphic Design


ELLEN SAWLE
I USED TO SAY I HOPE IT BURNS DOWN, AND IT DID

The image is part of a coffee-table book about old people and old age, aiming to change young people’s perceptions of older generations.
ellen_sawle@hotmail.com
www.flickr.com/photos/ellen_sawle


SARAH KNAPMAN
PLAN YOUR LIFE

Influenced by the style of Bret Easton Ellis, each spine forms an internal monologue: the books in the stack become the novels of Knapman’s life.
sarahknapman@googlemail.com
internalmonologuesarahk.blogspot.com


KAROL DOMAGALSKI & RENE RUDNIK
BUTTERFLY TRAINING POSTER

The Butterfly Training Poster functions as a personal coaching tool for casual players that helps them improve their table-tennis skills.
rene.rudnik@gmx.de
karol.domagalski@gmx.de
rene-rudnik.com

COVENTRY UNIVERSITY

Course B A (Hons) Graphic Design


NATHAN BRADLEY
HOMELESS PAYCHEQUE

The brief demanded a novel, informative direct mail campaign. This project aims to remind the target audience of cash-rich professionals, that not everybody is fortunate enough to receive a pay cheque, or to have a stable income – and that homeless people have neither.
nbradley@me.com
www.nbradley.me.uk

HULL SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN

Course BA (Hons) Graphic Design


JORDAN HEMSWORTH
FABER & FABER BOOK COVERS

A series of book covers centred on monologues by the lead characters of the films of each book’s title. Each monologue is depicted through the book’s typographic style, which relates to the respective film. Wraparound sleeves are used with a unique typeface design, keeping the covers contemporary.
jordan-id@hotmail.com
jordanhemsworth.blogspot.com


ANDREW HIBBERT AND KEVIN BUTCHER LOOK OUTSIDE!
This advertising campaign for Clear Channel aims to promote outdoor advertising on spaces such as adshells and billboards, by promoting the outdoors as the ‘third space’. The idea was to portray an ad within an ad, which inspires the viewer to take interest in the media.
contact@andrewhibbert.co.uk
kdbutcher83@hotmail.co.uk
www.andrewhibbert.co.uk


LINE ARONSEN
FUN SEX SAFE SEX

The campaign was designed to highlight the use of text messages as a discreet way of contacting the NHS sexual advice centre. This service allows anyone, anytime, anywhere to ask anything about sex. The design of the piece was aimed at 16-25-yearolds, with an emphasis on raising awareness of safe sex.
aronsen0o@gmail.com
lipsink0o.blogspot.com

LASALLE COLLEGE OF THE ARTS, SINGAPORE

Course BA (Hons) Advertising Design/Graphic Design


MAY CHIANG
CITY PHENOMENA

City Phenomena is a series looking for the patterns within the disordered structure of the city. Through the documentation and analysis of rhythms in fleeting human movement, the inhabitant’s perspectives, relationships and mental maps of the city are re-shaped, altered and re-drawn.
hello@peace-and-quiet.net
www.peace-and-quiet.net


LIM SI PING
I M PERFECT

I M Perfect tackles the concept of aesthetic perfection in society. It explores what people and societies consider ‘imperfect’. In societies heavily exposed to fascist imagery of perfection, people are finding it difficult to appreciate their flaws, and see them as a by-product of self-consciousness.
ping@pixel-pastry.com
www.pixel-pastry.com

RAVENSBOURNE COLLEGE OF DESIGN AND COMMUNICATION

Course Graphic Design


CHARLES DE GRUSSA
3 MINUTES

This project compares a 999 call handler with a cold-caller, in an exploration of two jobs that handle phone calls and the public.
hello@charliedegrussa.com
www.charliedegrussa.com


FILIPE VALGODE
LONDON TYPEFACE

A typographic interpretation of London, based on nighttime photographic surveys in different postcodes. The weights of the typeface reflect the varying intensities of environmental light recorded. Each weight is constructed from vertical elements, representing the number of lights observed.
filipevalgode@hotmail.com
filipevalgode.blogspot.com

REIGATE SCHOOL OF ART DESIGN AND MEDIA

Course HND Graphic Design


ADRIAN NUGENT
BLUEPRINTS FOR THE FUTURE

Design for six stamps promoting alternative energy in development.
Hysteria123@hotmail.co.uk
tinyurl.com/nx59n6

STOCKPORT COLLEGE

Course B A Design & Visual Arts (Illustration)



LIAM BARDSLEY
OFFICE PARTY

Part of a series dealing with modern manners, this image communicates making a fool of yourself in front of others at an office party.
liamakathedoctor@hotmail.co.uk
www.liambardsley.co.uk

UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON

Course B A (Hons) Graphic Design


MARY NELSON THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY
The brief calls for a personal definition ‘zeitgeist’; Nelson combines social, political and cultural elements that have influenced her directly or indirectly.
mary_nelson@hotmail.co.uk
mylittlebubbletown.blogspot.com


DARYL PERCIVAL
BRIEF MACHINE

Percival’s response to frustration and confusion as a graphic design student. Random words are fed into a machine, emerging as a project brief.
djp16_67@msn.com
sirperci.carbonmade.com


AMY SCRIMSHIRE
DADA

One of a series of screen prints in response to a brief to create propaganda for an art movement — in this case, Dadaism.
amyscrim_9@hotmail.com
amyscrim1.blogspot.com