Nigel Robinson

Personal statement

On leaving the Royal College of Art in 1990, I set up 'Graphic Thought Facility' with Paul Neale and Andy Stevens.

I left in 1993 and have worked throughout various media including:

  • illustration
  • graphic design
  • moving image
  • magazine design and
  • music.

I have taught at various colleges including:

  • Central St Martins
  • Camberwell School of Art and
  • Yale University.

Alongside my own research and practice I also curate the lecture programme on the Graphic Communication Course which features a diverse list of contemporary practitioners.

Academic qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design, Central St Martins BA and Royal College Of Art
  • MA (RCA), Graphic Design, Royal College of Art

Other external roles

  • Name cited in 'Influences, A Lexicon Of Contemporary Graphic Design' Anna Gerber/Anja Lutz Die Gestalten Verlag 2006 
  • Contribution to Dot Dot Dot magzine published 2004 
  • Contribution to Eye magazine on article about 'Typography In Education' by Lucienne Roberts, 2000 
  • Contribution to feature on Graphic Thought Facilty in Eye Magazine 2001 
  • Contribution to Emigre magazine 2001 
  • Work featured also in various publications including Creative Review/Baseline/Graphics International

Teaching specialism

  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration

Research and academic outputs

Go to ResearchSPAce

Wallpaper front cover

Robinson, N (2012) Wallpaper front cover.

Télérama magazine

Robinson, N (2011) Télérama magazine.

Wallpaper front cover for Milan issue

Robinson, N (2011) Wallpaper front cover for Milan issue.

Wallpaper front cover (The Handmade Issue)

Robinson, N (2011) Wallpaper front cover (The Handmade Issue).

Wallpaper magazine front cover (Design Awards issue)

Robinson, N (2009) Wallpaper magazine front cover (Design Awards issue).

wallpaper Handmade Covers

Robinson, N (2012) wallpaper Handmade Covers. KK Outlet, London, UK, 5-24 July 2012.

A joyful bewilderment (group show)

Robinson, N (2008) A joyful bewilderment (group show). Rough Trade, London; HERE Gallery, Bristol; Here and Now, Falmouth, October 2008 - February 2010.


Harrison, K and Robinson, N (2006) Shibboleth. Dilston Grove, 17 November - 9 December 2006. ISBN 9780955637001

100 years at the Royal College of Art: art and design

Frayling, C and Robinson, N (1999) 100 years at the Royal College of Art: art and design. . ISBN 1855857251

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