Drawn to unpacking objects and symbols to use as story-telling devices, I depict big issues and their intricacies with a contemporary editorial flair.
I draw inspiration from cultural and social influences, especially topical discourse surrounding identity. Responding to experiential problems, I find solutions within conceptually driven multidisciplinary design.
Freud, Fur & Fetish
My ISTD publication explores the misogynistic effects that Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams (1899) had on Surrealism, whereby psycho-analytical dream symbolism translated into writings, sculpture and art. In-depth research facilitated typographical interpretations, developing my knowledge of typography and the process of designing for print.
Non-English language content is often neglected by 18-34 year-old entertainment lovers, yet the same age group are the biggest consumers of foreign takeaways. ‘We’re Open’ is a partnership between Netflix and Deliveroo that promotes cultural diversity by putting non-English content on the menu. Inspired by the anti-design visual language of Britain’s takeaways, the campaign promotes the pairing of non-English Netflix entertainment with international cuisine.
As part of my final year, I wrote, designed and published VEILLANCE, a magazine discussing the theme of sousveillance (the observation from below) through a photographic lens in past, present and future societies.
A safe electronic music festival tackling the misrepresentation of femme DJ’s in electronic music festival line-ups, located in the old industrial mills of Scotland.
Katrina High x Lucy Wilson