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Tony Credland

Course Leader, MA Graphic Media Design
London College of Communication
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Tony  Credland


Tony Credland is the Course Leader for MA Graphic Media Design at London College of Communication and independent graphic designer specialising in print for clients such as Channel 4 and 5, New Scientist, BSS publishing, IIED and Test Dept.

A graduate of Portsmouth University, Chelsea College of Art, Central Saint Martins and later the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht. He was co-organiser of the Cactus Network, which manifested itself as a mail-art magazine and co-editor of the poster magazine 'Feeding Squirrels to the Nuts'.

His interests in Graphic Design range from mapping, book and magazine design to politics, often utilising accessible print techniques such as screen-printing and Riso machines in community workshops to encourage a greater visibility of local campaigns.

He was involved in radical media projects such as London Indymedia and Reclaim the Streets and continues to be active in grassroots politics and co-edited the book We are everywhere; The irresistible rise of global anticapitalism.

He is a regular juror on the Meme Festival of Radical Communication and along with other LCC staff, set up the Design Activist Research Blog (DARH) and Design Activist Research Hub concerned with the visual and material culture practices and artefacts of social movements and other formations of resistance and agitation.

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View the MA Graphic Media Design course page.

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Design Activism Research Hub