I have produced a series of creatives on Mothercare brands for Capture Marketing, including the new design for the relaunch of Cosatto brandstore on Mothercare site.
The projects involved the making of brandstore; landing pages; email visuals for mobile and desktops; and stripe banners for Cosatto; Munchkin; Babymel; Chicco; Playmobil; Gu.
A London based artist approached for a beautifully crafted book to show case the retrospective of his experimental work which he had just finished making during his residency.
The design is kept to the minimum, classic grid system, neutral typography, photo optimisation and full spread layout.
Print process, shipping and delivery included.
The monthly food and cookery lifestyle magazine, olive, has launched an iPhone and iPad app for its summer issue in 2014. Now 52 per cent of olive readers have a tablet, compared to 33 per cent of all UK adults.
I assisted with the development concept, design and project management. Working closely with teams in helping developing the best visual approach and User Interface for the users.
The app is published on Immediate’s in house App Publishing System (APS) and features a host of interactive content, including 100 recipe cards; five videos; photo galleries; and panoramic views of Michelin-starred Trishna restaurant.
The new interactive newsstand app was launched on android and itunes platforms. The new website was launched soon after.
Part of the largest food portfolio reaching 10.4 million adults
“olive has always been so much more than just a recipe magazine, and over 10 years we have established a unique place in the food-magazine market,” said olive editor, Christine Hayes. “The time is right for a makeover and we are really proud of the brighter, more contemporary new look. The interactive issue brings olive content to life in stunning new ways.”
“Olive‘s winning mix of recipes, insider food knowledge, restaurant reviews and travel has enabled it to build a higher AB profile of readers. Our new interactive version will appeal to our tablet-owning readers.” said Digital Publisher of the year, Simon Carrington.
A brand new app design for S.O.T, a new and updated form of directory for mobile phones available on the Appstore, that is hacks, tools, and social online services friendly. I was commissioned to come up with a design for this Art sector intuitive app directory.
Cycling Plus hybrid platform and Hitched mobile app: Cohesive scrolling content to ensure a consistent design language is applied across the product on all platforms (social network providers, web, mobile and Applenews)
Newsstand apps: I created a design prototype for Immediate Media new subscription paywall system.
A series of web banners and email headers I have created for UO Urban Outfitters seasonal campaigns and promotions.
I created the illustrations from personal drawings and photography I gather whilst travelling.
Indie Rock Band Popular Workshop approached me to create the visuals for the video of their new album. Art direction and set design.
Medikidz is a global initiative set up by doctors to explain medical information to children. The Medikidz superheroes are used to explain medical conditions, investigations, diagnoses, medicines and surgical procedures to young patient and their families – in a way that they can understand.
I was approached by Medikidz to manage the production and print flow for 24 titles. From designing brochures and 32 pages books, to sourcing on and off shore printers and delivering print material, USBs and T-shirts for charity events.
The 'Medikidz' are a gang of 5 superheroes from Mediland, a giant living planet shaped like the human body. Each one is a specialist in different parts of the body.
Having distributed over three million copies worldwide (with a presence in 50 countries, in 30 languages), the company is now established as the leading global healthcare information provider for children.
I am also available for commission for a wide variety of Album covers projects and related band artwork. I am always open to negotiation for different projects but for those looking for art for their band, here is a fairly dependable guideline:
LP Front and Back Cover
CD/7 inch Front and Back cover
T-Shirts and other merchandise
Every piece is hand drawn and tailored to the client with traditional mediums.
To contact or commission me, you can message me here with a description of your project, your desired completion time, and any ideas you have for the overall appearance.
/// Retirement home and sheltered housing
A collection of drawings ann records created by the care teams and the residents was complied in CDs. Each CD is tailored to the elder's need, interest and personality.
/// Design for a pop up project
...When a second hand furniture shop and an independent bookshop get together and open a pop up reading event.
/// Music Awards Art commission
/// XML DVDs production. For this project I was requested to produce the dvd content using indesign files and an XML plug in. Further manual amends were made to ensure quality and consistency throughout. For the design I was provided a Practical Law branded DVD design template.
A short video I made for:
The Place My Words Are Looking For : What Poets Say About and Through Their Work
by Paul B. Janeczko (Author)
/// Directed by Carl Homer, this video demos the interactive features within the app > > > (Scroll down to see the video if using your mobile.)
For a duration of four years, I published the newsstand magazine on the iTunes and android platforms and I tested the content before the app went live.
During this time, I assisted with the app migration from PressRun to Adobe DPS platform and helped with the successful launch.
This project was beneficial in understanding the co-relation between marketing, design, development, sales and editorial teams.
I designed banners for seasonal campaigns and set up new promos across android/iTunes platforms, as well as managing the digital account on APS and CMS systems.
For the iconography update, I produced new assets for desktops, phones and iPads and kindles and assisted the editorial teams with brand identity update.
Sister brands, BBC Easy Cook Magazine and quarterly BBC Home Cooking Series are another two digital accounts in my portfolio.
/// Outside BBC group as a side project I created an editorial layout for The Grocery monthly brochure.
Working closely with editorial teams and directly with content strategists to map out exactly how targeted personas navigate and ultimately reach a conversion point, I was approached to create informed interactive designs for a few brands.
Each design has a consistent feel but colours, fonts, form and balance speak for each brand.
- Subscription banner
- iTunes previews and Newsstand campaign carousel image
- Android promo banner for Amazon/Google
- Cross-branding advertising
- Design/layout for paywall
- Newsstand app shopfront design
Practical Law Company Part of Thomson Reuters provide legal information and more.
They produce standard document, providing how-to guidance on the law with a practice note, helping professionals keep up with legal updates or providing a sounding board on a tricky point through their Ask service.
They approached me to create their presentation slides, their XML CDs and subscription reports, online magazines, printed manuals covering multi-jurisdictional expertise, and website html update.
/// Illustration for Don't Panic online magazine.
/// Illustration for Ecosystem and Fair Trade event. The illustration was used for the trifold brochure. The silhouettes are drawn in pencil and superposed on blue carrier bags figure shaped objects then photographed.
/// Illustration for Kingsley-on-Thames hospital. I was approached to create illustrations for the wall of the children's ward. They are 3 meters long and were printed on clear Plexi for wall divisions.
/// Design 237 approached me to help with ideas for a logo for entrepreneur Sasha Boyo and her jewellery design Shalewa when she set up her first workshop in London at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, in North London.
I was approached to design an image that associates with and identifies Immediate Media app product and license service.
Its purpose was to invaluable assets to an increasing portfolio of interactions.
Its creation was born from a design on purpose; knowing the audience; and a balance between form and function. Lonely Planet and IM Licensing used their existing logo for image.
‘Light Stories’ located in Solihull, Birmingham was an example of a project by Flour that aimed at creating a sense of pride, community ownership of a shared environment and a better understanding and respect of values and needs across generations.
Applying a sustainable and self-generating approach to culture and the environment this public lighting project created a gentle space through an intimate approach in collaborative art and teamwork telling a story about the residents.
By bringing this domestic value to the outside, a safe calm and peaceful environment for the residents to share and cherish was created.
The 1st event brought the community together through a social tea event. I designed invitation cards, sign posts, posters. I also helped design a phone booth in the main square of the residence and a coffee table where a map of the area was set into.
In 2006, Bite commissioned AfroReggae UK Partnership and People's places projects to create a stage show, From the Favela to the World, and Barbican Education arranged a successful series of workshops run by AfroReggae in local schools.
From the Favela to the World toured the UK after its sell-out Barbican run and was revived there again in 2007.
The Barbican commissioned the company to create a new show for bite08 and Studio 237 approached me to design the posters and flyers.
I produced a range of design and the photo version was successfully signed off.
The photos and photo right/below were provided by the Barbican.
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A series of screenprint to showcase the different designs I created for wallpaper company Photowall.