MA student Becca Rose displayed work at Now Play This festival

Last weekend, Somerset House hosted “Now Play This”, a three-day event dedicated to games and play, part of London Games Festival. Becca Rose, who is a student on our MA in Design Education, was one of the designers presenting their work; her project, “Phonebook”, was included in the “Strange Controllers” showcase on Sunday morning.

Phonebook is “a playful way of telling stories using a phone or tablet with intricately cut out pages of a book. The traditionally bound pop-up book connects paper pages to your phone to trigger magical animations that tell the story.”

Becca told us that she had an amazing time at the festival: “Such a great community and I feel so lucky to be part of it! I shared the latest iteration of my book design and then had an interview with The Guardian games editors on stage. The response to the book was really great -lots of testing, breaking, and ideas for development.”

(photos courtesy of Becca Rose)