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Graphic Design Festival Scotland, 20-26 October, 2017

GDFS, 20-26 Oct, 2017


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Posters and Programmes!


Keep your eyes out for our posters and programmes! Beautifully printed by our fantastic sponsor J Thomson on their HP Indigo 7600 on Monadnock Astrolite Smooth 120gsm – generously provided by GF Smith and designed by Warriors Studio and D8, we couldn’t be happier with them.

They have an excellent tactile quality, almost tough and fabric like, yet smooth and soft. The way the ink sits in the paper feels just right. If you’re lucky enough to get your hands on one, you’ll know what we mean.

Fonts in use: Raisonné & Aperçu by Colophon Foundry.

How can design transform our economy? What impact can design have on innovation?


We are proud to be partnered with Design in Action for GDFS 2015, hosting an evening of exploration and discovery which aimed to un-pick the true value of design. The event was kindly sponsored by Beer 52, a company successfully launched through Design in Action’s Chiasma scheme. DJing on the evening was provided by up-and-coming promoter, Tropical. The […]

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2015 – Here we go!


After the success of GDFS 2014, we are delighted to release our 2015 programme, which this year will be hosted predominantly in Glasgow’s national centre for Design and Architecture, The Lighthouse. We are proud to welcome a whole array of new partners, sponsors, workshop leaders, mentors, judges and speakers into the GDFS family. We have […]

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