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Lucy Rushton

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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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) 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 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 - 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.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.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.
Skills
  • Print Design
  • Screen Printing
  • Risograph Printing
  • Typesetting
  • Image Retouching
  • Image Manipulation
  • Typography
Education
    BA (Hons) Graphic DesignRavensbourne University London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Recent graduate from Ravensbourne University London - grade pending.
Awards
    Highly CommendedMonotype
    Highly commended for Rave x Monotype brief.
    Highly CommendedCreative Conscience