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Graphic Design


Douglas is currently module leader for the Towards a Personal Direction module in Level Two of the Graphic Design programme. This module enables students to experience a wide variety of disciplines within the subject area.

The projects are live briefs set by external agencies giving students the opportunity to experience the professional world as closely as possible, building a more professional approach to Graphic Design. Douglas is also part of the Level One teaching team. He contributes to the Typography subject area.

Current projects:

  • Readers’ Digest
  • Mitchell Beazley
  • Dorling Kindersley
  • Conran Octopus
  • The Economist
  • World Book
  • Ladybird Books
  • Penguin Children’s Books.

Career overview

Douglas has worked in international publishing design. His primary interests lie in art direction and editorial design. He is currently involved in producing artists’ books with some of the UK’s leading fine artists.

Research areas

Graphic Design

Douglas Wilson has collaborated with the following, Tom Phillips, RA, Peter Blake and Mel Gooding on book publishing projects.

Information for prospective research students

Book Publishing both Adult information/reference books and children’s Books, for the International Market.

External activity

Organised Peter Blake in Conversation with Mel Gooding at The Old Chemistry Theatre at Nottingham Trent University and at The Paul Stolper Gallery, London.

Elected Fellow of Chartered Society of Designers.