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The book of the exhibition

The first look through a book you’ve designed is a special time. A mixture of trepidation ‘is there any mistakes in the printing, design or copy?’ and the joy of having a physical example of your work. Here’s a film … Continue reading

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Claire portrait art book.

Here are some spreads of the book showing how the painting came into being.

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Thoroughbred: State of the art.

A museum catalogue. Here’s some spreads from a catalogue for a show at the National Horseracing Museum & British Sporting Arts Trust. I really tried to design around the sense of speed these paintings give off. As the catalogue goes … Continue reading

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Bowie book cover. 3rd version.

Thought I’d see what I could do with the idea of him being a futurist, being modern, being ahead. Here he is looking back at his past, made up of layers of detail (like a biography).

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Bowie book cover. 2nd version.

Cold, clean, graphical and readable from a mile away. The idea this time was around the masks Bowie uses in his work. The colours on his face were chosen to subtly reference the Aladdin Sane makeup.

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Bob Dylan book idea. Same as the Bowie one. This moves.

Again a bit too strong to be beliveable. I’ve missed out on his humour and maybe a bit of his sexiness.

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An idea for a Bowie book cover. Much too strong. On the idea of constant movement.

This is NOT a real book cover. I had some spare time and decided to design one.

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