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Layan Al Ramahi

DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Layan Al Ramahi

DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Recently graduating from Goldsmiths Design and pursuing an MA at Central Saint Martins, my design work spreads across a wide range of disciplines; approaching briefs in a critical way. Born in the UAE but based in London, I'm interested in different cultures and societies and how design can help us investigate methods of cultural heritage. Always down for collaborations!
Projects
  • Posters
    Posters made from weird and interesting graffiti spotted around places I've been
  • Stills from 'NonVid-20'
    Stills from a video essay exploring nonmeaning and nonsense How can I use graphic design to communicate meaning through nonsense? How can I explore methods of nonmeaning in my design practice? and how can I be ambiguous in a deliberate way and still form meaning? How can ambiguity bring context to nonsense? To revel in absurdity and to allow for the audience to revel in it as well, the work had to be developed constantly. By using film, topical images and words, memes, writing, and audio; I
  • Copy Paste: Curating my family archive
    The project investigates methods of cultural heritage preservation, exploring ways for the third culture kids like me wanting to connect back to their heritage. Using contemporary materials to reconstruct objects that once existed within my family, I am critically analyzing the meaning of archiving through their experience of the Palestinian diaspora. By 3D printing and assessing objects via a digital reality, I’m offering a service to help recreate lost relics, providing as many copies as pos
  • Contrast
    Posters made in response to the theme "contrast"
  • Copy Paste: Curating my Family Archive
    The project investigates methods of cultural heritage preservation, exploring ways for third culture kids like me wanting to connect back to their heritage. Using contemporary materials to reconstruct objects that once existed within my family, I am critically analyzing the meaning of archiving through their experience of the Palestinian diaspora. By 3D printing and assessing objects via a digital reality, I'm offering a service to help recreate lost relics, providing as many copies as possibl
  • Branding Design
    During my internship at Mobius Studios in Dubai, I was given the responsibility to work on the branding for an architecture firm called Naqsh.
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Projects credited in
  • Goodsted: Civic Makers Craft Space
    Role: Freelance Video Editor
Work history
    VolunteerLondon Design Biennale
    Strand, London WC2R 1LA, UKPart Time
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    InternGoodsted
     - F1-F6, Peckham Town Centre Carpark, 95A Rye Ln, London SE15 4ST, UKPart Time
    Goodsted: Civic Makers Craft Space. Design and build a flexible upcycled market stall for the community to use to showcase work.
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Skills
  • Design Process
  • Design Research
  • Visual Communication
  • Communicating Ideas
  • Multidisciplinary Design
  • Community Projects
  • Teamworking
  • Problem Solving
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Graphics
Education
    MA Graphic Communication DesignCentral Saint Martins (UAL)
    London, United Kingdom
    BA (Hons) DesignGoldsmiths, University of London
    London, United Kingdom
Awards
    Visual Elements of User Interface DesignCoursera