Tag Archives: Design

NHS Reinstatement Bill 2015

Save the NHS design. Continue reading

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Track 0: the publication.

I am so happy to be working on something that could benefit everyone. Track 0 really is a big deal, with a lot of important types getting involved. The project has involved a lot of copy which deserves to be … Continue reading

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Lots of odds & ends

There’s a lot of art and design coming up: 1. A major portrait – plus book of sketches 2. A triptych of portraits – loads of work 3. Intro and Outro animations 4. Brochure designs 5. Charity logo designs 6. Life drawing … Continue reading

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Merry Xmas to YOU

front back Inside left Inside right. Merry Xmas to YOU.  

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Design Week 2: Typographical off cuts.

These images are screenshots from photoshop documents. I’ve been working on a web puzzle game and these pieces of type were left over.  

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Design Week 1: TRACK 0. Working towards a zero emission future.

There hasn’t been much graphic design on the blog for a while. This will be rectified this week. First off here’s an exciting branding job for a green charity. This is a mock up of what was really going to happen. … Continue reading

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Wedding Invites for David & Sarah

These invites for my sister in law and her now husband were a joy to do. The brief stipulated the colour green, circular shapes and no illustrations of hearts etc. There were three different invites designed and a group of … Continue reading

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David Reeves Tweed ads.

Collected thoughts of tweed and New York pushing together in unusal ways.   The first version. Mentioning the NYPD / Irish diaspora was a bit sensitive. So…   I went back to something that always makes me laugh, the Lucky … Continue reading

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Therfield Candlelight Ball Poster

Should be very atmospheric. Typefaces used: My Judas Kiss & Windsor. Designed in Illustrator.

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Bookshop logos. Barnes, Sheen & Kew. Plus the Uncommon Reader.

A really pleasant freelance job for three linked bookshops. Eric Ravilious was an inspiration. The type was created from the Judas Kiss fonts. The book illustrations are based on: The big book:  Century by Phaidon & Reasons To Be Cheerful … Continue reading

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A Frank typeface.

Called Frank after it’s inspiration the artist Frank Stella. Stella didn’t seem a good name. My 401st post. Wow.

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Silly Hat Party Invite.

  Designing ‘silly’ makes a change. It should be a great party.   

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Mr. Freedom book cover: 8 Final version.

After a few changes for the USA publishers…   here’s the finished version. It’s all been worth it. Everyone is happy. I’ve had some really nice comments about it. I feel proud of it, a good feeling. Now. On to … Continue reading

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Old Sketchbook week: No.11 Big Book 1, Second Salvo, Image bank.

At work I collect good images, ones which inspire, intrigue or startle. The website FFFFFound is a web version of this. There’s even a cinema version called FFFFFilm. I don’t own the copyright to these bits so I’m happy to … Continue reading

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Old Sketchbook week: No.2 A bit of a BLAST.

Now there I was in 1993/4 in a dead end graphics job. We had little work and some brand new Apple Macs. I decided to make myself a magazine / calling card instead of getting bored. This got me a … Continue reading

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School Summer Newsletter

The coloured blocks are photos of ver kids in ver skool (which are not my copyright, plus the coloured blocks show of the layout and grid in a easy, graphical way). Notice some use of the Ezra Phonetic font made … Continue reading

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A Business Card for a Composer

A good brief. Making music is a great thing to visualise. The job went through quite a lot of different versions, trying to work out how ROCK or Classy to make the design; it ended up on the exciting, memorable … Continue reading

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Dogs & Hounds of Field & Show poster

Here’s a poster, the designs for the catalogue will follow shortly. The dog / words lock-up took ages to get right. I knew it would work, I just didn’t know when.

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School Newsletter V2

After taking down the last post because of legal issues about the use of peoples faces, I’ve blanked out the images of the kids with pretty colours, which gives it a arty, happy look.

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