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Steve Lannin

Steve Lannin

Senior Lecturer

School of Art, Design and Fashion

023 8201 3304 ext. 3304 Room no. BB226


Steve Lannin is a senior lecturer at Solent University and teaches on BA (Hons) Graphic Design, BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Top-up) and MA Visual Communication. He has experience in corporate branded and audio-visual design.

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Industry experience

    Steve has experience in corporate branding and audio-visual design. Follow the link below to find out more.

    Corporate branding and audio-visual design including:

    • Corporate Sound ag, Basel, Switzerland.
    • ABB International.
    • Swiss Post.
    • The Rover Group.
    • Learning Navigators, Brighton, UK.

    Freelance illustration and design including:

    • Gay Times Magazine.
    • City Limits Magazine.
    • Oxford University Press.
    • Micro Decision Magazine.
    • East Sussex County Council.
    • [Various National Computing & Accountancy Magazines].
  2. Recent publications

    Steve has published/edited a number of works such as Graphic Designers' Research Projects, Personal Journeys, Not Methods of Escape and Sit Down, You're Fine...
    Publications as author/editor:

    Hannah, J., Lannin, S. (2014) The Lost Post, Omni Solent & The Unsinkable Press.

    Lannin, S., Long, N, Long, S., Shakespeare, P. (2010) Graphic Designers’ Research Projects, Southampton Solent University Press.

    Lannin, S. (2006) Lost & Found in Action, as part of a campaign for British Heart Foundation.

    Lannin, S. and Caley, M, (2005) 'Pop Fiction: the song in cinema', Intellect Books, Bristol.

    Recent papers and research publications:

    Lannin, S. Steele, J.(2015) ‘Sit Down, You’re Fine’ - Poster presentation at: The Healthy Communities Conference, March 20, 2015, Southampton, UK.

    Lannin,S (2012) ‘Personal Journeys, Not Methods of Escape’, in Practice Makes Perfect Conference, Swansea Metropolitan University, Wales, UK.

    Lannin, S. (2008) ‘Review: John Funnell, Best Songs of the Movies: Academy Award Nominees and Winners, 1934–1958, Adam Harvey, The Soundtrack Woody Allen: A Complete Guide to the Songs and Music in Every Film, 1969– 2005’ in Music, Sound, and the Moving Image, Volume 2, Issue 1, Spring 2008 pp 97-100.

  3. Research interests

    Steve has taken part in a range of research projects throughout his academic career, working in areas that include commercial exhibitions, editing and art direction. Follow the link below to find out more.
    2014 February - curation of a commercial exhibition at Kemistry Gallery, London.

    Mary Portas praises Solent art new article

    2012 August - Supervising Editor ‘Novel’, a book created  by Robert Baughan, Southampton Solent University Press.

    2012 July - Art Direction - 10 ‘ANTI-DOPING’ Posters displayed in the Anti-Doping Centre, Olympic Village, London 2012 Olympics - Funded by LOCOG & CCI [also exhibited; Concourse Gallery, SSU, Nov 2012-Jan 2013].

    2011 April - Exhibition & Promotional Materials Design:

    Photo/Music/Text - Twenty Years of Fanzine Photography - Aline Giordano, Bargate Gallery, Southampton.

    2006 - Art Direction: ‘Lost and Found in Action’ – A campaign to promote British Heart Foundation Charity shops in Hampshire – including a book, posters, postcards & signage Funded by Sappi. Work from this features in the book: “Ideas That Matter” (2010)  IBAN: DE88 4806 0036 0078 8002 01.

  4. Awards

    SAPPI – Ideas That Matter Design Award 2006 (Joint Recipient).