Lucy Rushton
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Lucy Rushton

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Lucy Rushton
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Lucy Rushton

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Recent graduate from Ravensbourne University London - passionate about designing brave, bold, vibrant work with a clear voice. Particularly keen in print-based design and typesetting.
Projects
  • Vis(ability) 93
    Vis(ability) 93How can you redesign the International Symbol of Access (commonly known as the ‘wheelchair symbol’) to make it more inclusive? Not everybody who is disabled is in a wheelchair - and not everybody who needs extra access facilities is disabled. My design aims to strip the design of the symbol back, so that it is no longer depicting a person - and simply just displaying a need for more access. Meanwhile, the + symbol is used to indicate the need for something ‘extra’, like extra space or assistan
  • Disabled People Have Sex Too
    Disabled People Have Sex TooDisabled People Have Sex Too breaks down stigmas and tackles taboos - kick-starting positive conversations about sex & disability. The approach is simple. A set of posters that use suggestive, abstract imagery alongside honest, humorous text. A micro-site where users are encouraged to share their own experiences of sex and disability. Finally, a social media campaign that uses Instagram stories to challenge harmful misconceptions, and redirect users to the micro-site.
  • Snakes & Career Ladders
    Snakes & Career Ladders“Snakes & Career Ladders - play the game and see if YOU can be a successful working mother!” By the time their first child has turned 20, working mothers earn on average 30% less than fathers with the same level of education. Snakes & Career Ladders is a satirical board game, which aims to shed light on the issues working mothers have to face when juggling a career and family life. Highly commended by the Creative Conscience awards.
Projects credited in
  • Disabled People Have Sex Too.
    Disabled People Have Sex Too.The ‘Disabled People Have Sex Too’ campaign breaks down stigmas and tackles taboos - kick-starting positive conversations about sex and disability. The approach is simple. A set of posters that use suggestive, abstract imagery alongside honest, humorous text. A micro-site where users are encouraged to share their own experiences of sex and disability. Finally, a social media campaign that uses Instagram story capabilities to challenge misconceptions, start a discussion and redirect users to the
  • Disabled People Have Sex Too.
    Disabled People Have Sex Too.A campaign that aims to challenge preconceptions surrounding sex and disability. The posters couple suggestive, abstract imagery with humorous statements to subvert the audience’s expectations. A micro-site contains submitted entries of people’s real experience with sex and disability; it provides a safe space for people to feel reassured and empowered to tell their story. Users can also access the campaign via social media.
Work history
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    Graphic DesignerByLucyRushton
    London, United KingdomFreelance
Skills
  • Print Design
  • Screen Printing
  • Risograph Printing
  • Typesetting
  • Image Retouching
  • Image Manipulation
  • Typography
Education
    Ravensbourne University London logo
    Ravensbourne University London logo
    BA (Hons) Graphic DesignRavensbourne University London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Recent graduate from Ravensbourne University London - grade pending.
Awards
    Monotype logo
    Monotype logo
    Highly CommendedMonotype
    Highly commended for Rave x Monotype brief.
    Creative Conscience logo
    Creative Conscience logo
    Highly CommendedCreative Conscience