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Bryony Hartley

MA Graphic Design, 'Cognitive Science and Graphic Design' Unit Leader

Briony Hartley is a graphic designer, typographer and colour consultant and has headed her own business, Goldust Design, for over 20 years, working within the publishing, arts and cultural sectors.

Highlights include designing for Buckingham Palace, the London Olympic Games, the British Library and UK Parliament, plus books for TV shows and celebrities.

She is passionate about creative freelancing, and fully understands the art and importance of the designer/client relationship. Previously employed at Farrow & Ball, she's enthusiastic about the power of colour in design, and advises on colour for architectural spaces. 

Briony had a classic design training in BA (Hons) Typography from the University of Reading in the 1990s. She's also an author and teaches BA Graphic Design and BA Visual Communication at Arts University Bournemouth, running design projects and active workshops that aim to teach young designers the core design skills they need to realise their creative ambitions and be ready to start successful design careers. 


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"This course is an amazing opportunity for creatives at any stage in their career to advance their own practice and explore new ideas beyond their comfort zone. My unit, Cognitive Science and Graphic Design, investigates the hidden power of typography and perception and their vital roles in visual language."

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