Ian Anderson & Kim Coleman
Communication Design

Event Type:

Guest Lecture


The Art School, 20 Scott Street, Glasgow


4 May 2016
18:30 - 20:30



Winter Sun
Kim Coleman

Ian Anderson & Kim Coleman

Event info

Please join us at The Art School for talks by Ian Anderson and Kim Coleman. Ian is a graphic designer and founder of 'The Designers Republic', the Sheffield based design studio. Kim is an artist and a designer of live stage shows for bands.

Comm Des Talks are a series of talks and workshop events organised by the Communication Design department at GSA.

The event is free but ticketed - pleae book online via Eventbrite.

Ian Anderson is a graphic designer and founder of Sheffield based design studio ‘The Designers Republic’. Ian has worked extensively in design for the music industry, designing album covers for Nine Inch Nails, Aphex Twin, Pulp amongst others and had a long working relationship designing for ‘Warp’ records. Outside of the music industry, notable clients include; Playstation, Sony, Swatch, MTV, Orange, Addidas, Cartoon Network, Coca Cola. Work by tDR is held in the permanent collections of MOMA and the V&A.

Kim Coleman is an artist working in expanded moving image and performance. She also creates stage design for live music. Kim has exhibited her work nationally and international, having been commissioned to make works for Block 336 (London) in collaboration with artist Laura Buckley , Kings Cross Granary Square (London) and  MSDOCKVILLE (Hamburg). Projects with collaborative partner Jenny Hogarth include Frieze Projects (Frieze London), Glasgow International (Glasgow), and the ICA (London). Kim has  worked with bands - including Franz Ferdinand, Django Django, Spoon and Veronica Falls - directing and designing their world / EU and UK touring stage shows. Kim was a LUX Associate Artist and National Gallery of Scotland Artist Fellow. Kim studied at Edinburgh College of Art and Chelsea College of Art & Design. She currently teaches at London College of Fashion.