Laura Dirzyte

Laura Dirzyte

Senior Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Laura Dirzyte

Laura Dirzyte

Senior Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
Projects
  • Notes on Dynamic Interventions
    Notes on Dynamic InterventionsHow can designers, writers, artists, developers and publishers intervene in the public debate and counter misinformation in a relevant manner? This was the question explored at the Urgent Publishing conference held in the Netherlands on 15-17th May, 2019. Notes on Dynamic Interventions is a self-initiated publication written and designed in collaboration with Bruna Osthoff. As MA Graphic Media Design students we were drawn to investigate the pressing questions within the contemporary publishing
  • 36 Days of Type
    36 Days of Type36 Days of Type is an annual Instagram challenge during which designers and illustrators explore the boundaries of typography. Displayed below are sketches and the final collection of my 2019 type experiments.
  • Craft for Christmas Poster
    Craft for Christmas PosterA Christmas Craft Sale poster designed for Levitt Bernstein architecture studio to advertise internal event raising money for Shelter. Ornamental features and lettering echo event theme as well as winter season and encourage participants to explore their creativity for Christmas. 2018
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Work history
    The Economist logo
    The Economist logo
    Senior Graphic DesignerThe Economist
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    The Economist logo
    The Economist logo
    Marketing Graphic DesignerThe Economist
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
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Skills
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Typograhphy
  • Branding
  • Lettering
  • Strategic Design
  • Editorial Design
  • Print Design
  • Hand Bookbinding
  • Logo Design
  • Editorial Illustration
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    MA Graphic Media DesignUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    Short Course in TypographyUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    I decided to attend Monday evening typography classes at Central Saint Martins to advance my theoretical knowledge of the subject as well as discover new creative ways of using typography in visual communication.
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Awards
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    Excellence in Cross-Atelier TeamworkManchester School of Architecture
    My contribution to the Architecture Degree Show coordination has been recognised by the School staff with the 'Excellence in Cross-Atelier Teamwork' award.
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    Dean's Award for AchievementUniversity of Manchester
    The award is given to graduating students with an outstanding academic achievement - a final degree mark of 75% or above.