Gloves are off for James

A talented graphic designer from Walsall College claimed the top award at a national competition after impressing with a poster design promoting the use of gloves for safety.

HND graphic design student James Breckles beat competition from hundreds of college and university learners from across the country in the contest run by The Worshipful Company of Glovers of London.

The brief was to design a “powerful and hard-hitting” safety poster which highlights the importance of wearing the appropriate protective gloves when performing potentially hazardous tasks.

James, aged 19, said: “I had a lot of fun creating my design and incorporating a super hero theme.

“Winning this competition is great as it is something I can put on my CV which will help me to stand out when applying for jobs.”

James has been invited to a formal prize giving lunch at the City of London Livery Hall next month when he is due to receive his £400 cheque prize.

Main pic: James Breckles with his winning poster