Lydia Irving

Lydia Irving

Graphic DesignerSwansea, United Kingdom
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Lydia Irving

Lydia Irving

Graphic DesignerSwansea, United Kingdom
About me
Instagram @squiddystudio
  • Channel Orange Album Relaunch
    Channel Orange Album RelaunchA University project whereby I was given the choice of redesigning whatever album cover I wanted. Choosing Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange' started me off by researching the meanings within his songs and zooming in on interesting quotes. One particular quote of Ocean's "a tornado flew around the room" was the basis of my visual identity. See below an album cover, a t-shirt design, 3 varying posters, and a social media post teasing the album release date.
  • Friendship Bench App
    Friendship Bench AppA University project to create designs with the purpose of making one small change to the world. My research led me to discover the absolutely inspiring work of the Friendship Bench project in Zimbabwe which is simply put a group of 'grandmothers' who offer their time on different benches in the community to talk to and support this struggling with mental health problems. This is something I felt passionate to promote via this project. Therefore, I designed this mental health focused app, bringi
  • Bewilder Travel Magazine
    Bewilder Travel MagazineA University project requiring a magazine on a topic of our choosing. Bewilder Magazine is 26 page travel magazine to guide backpackers travelling through Vietnam, including backpacker tips, interviews and food guides. I used much of my own photography and careful layout design. My aim was to create a trendy and fun style travel guide aimed at all ages of backpacker, whilst capturing a true feel for the culture of the country.
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Work history
    INSPIRE Intern of SustainabilityUWTSD
    Swansea, United KingdomInternship
    From December 2021-July 2022, I will be working as an INSPIRE Intern. INSPIRE is a branch of the University of Wales Trinity St David's that's in charge of increasing sustainability across the University. My role is as Travel Sustainability Intern, in which I will expected to promote sustainable travel across the University in whatever ways I see fit with the University's collaboration and supervision.
  • Project Management
  • Decision-making
  • Idea Generation
  • Ideas Development
  • Planning
  • Designing
  • Brainstorming
  • Collaborating
  • Leadership
  • Teamworking