Oswin Tickler is a (graphic) designer and educator whose work explores the connections between people, processes, concepts and disciplines.

A stack of boxes for the fusing frontiers project showcasing variable digital printing utilising the software HP Spark.

Fusing Frontiers / HP Spark

Digital / Print / Software development

What started as an experiment visualising algorithms in print led to the development of the software HP Spark in collaboration with HP Indigo. This brings creative coding and generative art into a print environment, revolutionising variable digital printing. Fusing frontiers is the first exploration of this technology.

A spread from In Isolation. Day 72: A rubber stamped grid on off-white paper, a cluster of small red circular stickers in the top right of the grid, with the words 'has everyone given up?' outside of the grid is a single red sticker. Day 73 'A little less listlessness please' on off-white paper.

In Isolation

Experimental Publishing

A typo/graphic journal exploring shifting thoughts, feelings and responses to the Covid-19 pandemic from personal, political, and social perspectives. The journal ran to 4 sets of 100 consecutive days, and has been published as a series of books available in the shop.


Having taught at institutions both in the UK and US, Oswin is currently Senior Lecturer in Magazine and Book Design and Production at London College of Communication and Associate lecturer at Central Saint Martins. Oswin regularly gives talks and facilitates workshops on aspects of creative practice and creative collaboration.

An image-making workshop with students. Students at desks working with a range of art materials.

Exhibitions / Workshops / Talks

2022. CIMRH Innovations in publishing (online)
2022. Fusing Frontiers exhibition. Fedrigoni, London
2022. By The Book. Paris, France
2021. CIMRH Innovations in Publishing (online)
2018. TypeCon (Education Forum). Portland OR, USA
2018. By The Book. Florence, Italy

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