This site contains a selection of work by independent graphic, media and communication designer Dominic Dyson.
Typeandline clients are predominantly cultural, educational and public sector, and have included major contemporary art museums in Basel and Cologne, the London boroughs of Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Merton, the University of the Arts London, the University of East London and the University of Derby, as well as a range of artists’ projects.
Dominic originally studied Fine Art: Painting at Chelsea School of Art, and Film and Video at St. Martins School of Art. After several years working in the music industry he returned to study Digital Design at The London College of Printing and an MA in Communication Design at Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design.
He is an Associate Lecturer for the School of Design at the London College of Communication (formerly LCP) where he has taught since 1999. He currently teaches on the undergraduate Graphic and Media Design BA, and across the School of Design.
Typeandline is based in Hackney, East London.
Poster design for systems exhibition, curated by das programm and hosted at Walter Knoll gallery, London. Owl eyes utilise a logo created for das programm, based on the H7 heater dial design by Dieter Rams and Reinhold Weiss.
Systems. An international group of graphic designers respond to the systematicity of Braun design.
Typeandline statement from exhibition info:
Testset 'Drekerd' – designs for electronic music project, on the PLZ Make It Ruins label. 12" EP label designs and artworks for digital downloads.
Prospectus for the University of East London (UEL) School of Arts & Digital Industries, to promote the postgraduate programme and research practitioners.
Typographic styling and Illustrations employed an integrated colour palette based on the campus building colours. 96 pp. Illustrations by Alexander Sirbu.
Modular logotype developed as part of provisional visual identity concept for the London College of Communication's (UAL) 'International Introduction to the Study of Design, Media and Screen' course.
Transform, their final exhibition, was to showcase student progression onto a diverse variety of undergraduate design and media courses throughout the UAL.
The full concept and design was not completed and implemented because of the Covid-19 shutdown.
Typeandline were invited to contribute an image and text for Illustrator and printmaker Mat Pringle's zine series about his Illustrator and designer friends' and colleagues' favourite music, films and books. This was for The Film One. Below is the text written to accompany the artwork:
"The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long...
... and you have burned so very, very brightly"
Enrico David: Untitled
(A table-friendly How Do You Love Dzzzzt by Mammy?), 2009/2019
Artist's edition commissioned by Cologne's Kölnischer Kunstverein as part of their 2019 Masculinity exhibition. Enrico chose to produce a 'table-friendly version' of his exhibition – originally shown ten years earlier in 2009 at the Kunstmuseum Basel, and now once again as part of Kölnischer Kunstverein Cologne's Masculinity show.
Visual identity using a glitched 8-bit-style bespoke modular typography for the London College of Communication's (UAL) 'International Introduction to the Study of Design, Media and Screen' course. F FWD, their final exhibition, showcased student progression onto a diverse variety of undergraduate design and media courses throughout the UAL.
An animated version of the logotype was designed for college reception screens, and the double-right chevron symbol was used as part of the exhibition's teaser campaign for social media.
Logotype developed and designed for H+H / Harris & Hall. The logo is designed to be implemented horizontally or vertically.
Testset 'Dirge Grid EP' – designs for electronic music project's debut vinyl release, on the PLZ Make It Ruins label. 12" EP label designs and artworks for digital downloads.
Booklets and poster series for the London College of Communication's Short Courses (LCC). The college was formerly the London College of Printing (LCP), and is part of the University of the Arts London (UAL).