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Mr Paul Postle

Course Leader MA Communication Design : Illustration


I am the Course Leader for MA Communication Design : Illustration and coordinate both the Postgraduate Framework and the Graduate Diploma in Creative Practice. My professional background has been as a commercial photographer with 30 years experience working across publishing, editorial and the music industries. Career highlights include working on the film No Distance Left to Run, the exhibition, albums, singles, merchandising and book for Blur. This compliments my design practice that focuses on hand crafted typography in contemporary sub cultures.


  • MA Design with Learning and Teaching in Higher Eduction

Professional membership

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


My research interests include:

  • Open Educational Resources, for which I was granted a Short Term Fellowship at the OU
  • Blended Learning and effective protocols for enhanced student experience
  • The Identification, Restoration and Categorisation of Katherine Routledge's 1914 Expedition to Easter Island in collaboration with Dr. Jo Anne Van Tilburg at UCLA
  • The creation of sub culture commerce
  • Mid Century hand crafted typography

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