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Brian Reed

Course Leader

Faculty of Creative Industries, Architecture and Engineering


Brian Reed is course leader for BA (Hons) Illustration.

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Industry experience

Brian's industry experience includes freelance graphic design, curator of design/art exhibitions, and producer of artwork related in typography/signage and found personal media.

Research interests

Exploring typography and signage that are embedded with the vernacular of doublespeak borrowed from political and corporate spheres. To create works that set up a topographical space where words become both a visual and verbal experience.

Recent publications

Brian's most recent publication is titled 'THE DARK WOULD', language art anthology, (2013).


Brian has been awarded a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design, a CSM and City and Guilds 7037 – adult education teaching qualification.