Scott House is Technical Coordinator for Print and Type at London College of Communication. He has worked in various capacities throughout his 30 years in the printing industry, from tea boy to manager. He originally came to LCC as a student in 1986 for his City and Guilds qualification and returned in 2008 to take up his current position, where he has spent the last five years developing the facilities and teaching. He studied for the PG Certificate in Teaching three years ago.
Which department do you work in?
I work in the print finishing department on the second floor of the workshop block, I also coordinate the lithography and letterpress areas on that floor.
Where are you from in the world?
Please tell us about the approaches, techniques and tools you use in your work:
I have made the finishing room an inviting and friendly place, where all students from across the various courses can come together to create their work and realise their ideas. I try to bridge the gap between industry methods and hand craft.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
Working with students.
Who is your favourite artist, designer or biggest inspiration?
Musically, Terry Callier and Bobby Womack have inspired me.
What three words would you use to best describe LCC?
Diverse, cultural and central.
What piece of advice would you give to new or current students?
Live it whole heartedly, don’t be scared of your ideas.
What are the best things about working in London?
It’s a vibrant, modern, capital.