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Ms Rose Gridneff

Associate Professor and Course Leader BA Graphic Design


I have worked in Higher Education since 2006, teaching at London College of Communication, Winchester School of Art, University of Brighton and UCA Epsom. I joined Kingston School of Art in 2017 and am responsible for the BA in Graphic Design. 

A letterpress practitioner, I have worked collaboratively with Alexander Cooper  under the name of Workshop since 2009. Creating primarily self-initiated work, we have exhibited and lectured internationally, including conferences such as AIGA (USA), College Arts Association (USA), and ATypI (Barcelona). I have undertaken residencies at the Plantin Moretus Museum (Antwerp), and Archivio di Sacchi (Milan) that explored the relationship between typography, print and location.

I am currently working on a collaborative research project that seeks to map and interrogate letterpress practice within higher education.

Areas of specialism

  • Graphic design
  • Letterpress
  • Typography
  • Book arts
  • Design criticism
  • Design education

Courses taught



  • Postgraduate Certificate for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • MA Design Writing and Criticism
  • BA Book Arts

Professional membership

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Number of items: 7.


Cooper, Alexander, Gridneff, Rose and Haslam, Andrew (2014) Letterpress: looking backward to look forward. Visible Language, 47(3), pp. 52-72. ISSN (print) 0022-2224


Gridneff, Rose , Haslam, Andrew and Cooper, Alexander, eds. (2014) 6x6: Collaborative Letterpress Project. Brighton, U.K. : The London College of Communication. ISBN 9781905593989

Book Section

Gridneff, Rose [Interviewee] (2016) Interview : Rose Gridneff. In: Brook, Tony and Shaughnessy, Adrian, (eds.) Impact 1.0: Design Magazines, Journals and Periodicals. London, U.K. : Unit Editions. pp. 205-206. ISBN 9780993231681

Haslam, Andrew, Cooper, Alexander and Gridneff, Rose (2015) 6x6 letterpress: looking backwards to look forward. In: Aldred, Danny and Waeckerle, Emmanuelle, (eds.) Code-x : paper, ink, pixel and screen. Farnham, U.K. : bookRoom. ISBN 9780957682832

Conference or Workshop Item

Cooper, Alex, Gridneff, Rose and Haslam, Andrew (2017) 6 x 6 Letterpress Project. In: Workshop 2 : Using Letterpress; 17 Nov 2017, Dublin, Ireland. (Unpublished)

Cooper, Alex, Gridneff, Rose and Haslam, Andrew (2017) An education in letterpress : from apprentice to design student. In: From Craft to Technology and Back Again : Print's Progress in the Twentieth Century; 30 - 31 Mar 2017, Dublin, Ireland. (Unpublished)

Gridneff, Rose, Cooper, Alexander and Haslam, Andrew (2014) 6x6 : collaborative letterpress dialogues. In: Typographic Dialogues - ATypI Barcelona 2014; 17 - 21 Sep 2014, Barcelona, Spain. (Unpublished)

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