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Ms Emily Wood

Senior Lecturer, BA Graphic Design

About

I think that graphic design can change the world; well as least have a part to play. As visual communicators we have great power to distribute messages and information to the world. With that power comes responsibility and through my teaching and my own practice I hope to make a positive impact on people's lives.

I studied BA Graphic Design at Central Saint Martins, where I met Ruth Sykes, with whom I set up REG design after having worked for Pentagram, Johnson Banks and Bloom Design. Since founding REG we have combined our design work with our teaching practice at CSM, and Kingston School of Art. We integrate our interest in design for social change; including identity and exhibition design, into our teaching practice.

I am a fellow of the HEA, and completed a PGCert in 2012, with research into inclusivity, peer assessment and sustainability. Currently studying MA Academic Practice.

Areas of specialism

  • Graphic Design
  • Design for social change
  • Identity design
  • Exhibition design
  • Academic Practice

Courses taught

Undergraduate

Qualifications

  • BSc Geography
  • BA Graphic Design
  • PG Cert Teaching and learning in art & design at Higher Education
  • MA Academic Practice (2018)

Professional membership

Graphic Design Educator's Network

Research

Current research areas:

Creative Choices: Using creative thinking to support vulnerable women in Kings Cross. (CSM Public Project)

Tuning Scholarship (2018) to visit the Tuning Academy at University of Deusto, in Bilbao, Spain (Peer Assessment Research)

Publications

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