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Playing with Parallax

Inspired by amazing pieces of content like The Guardian’s NSA Files and The New York Times’ Tomato Can Blues, I try and shoehorn the idea of visual storytelling into any suitable Huff Post brand partnership brief that comes my way. As part of a larger partnership with Freeview, this example was our first, albeit very […]

A close up of a business card featuring the Drop The Mic logo designed by Ashley Spencer

Drop The Mic logo development

Drop The Mic, a presentation coaching startup, commissioned me to design a logo that communicated their fresh, comedy driven approach. As always, I began by asking the client a series of questions, an extremely helpful process I picked up from an awesome book called LogoDesignLove. I use the client’s answers to pull together a rough list […]

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Amoy Feasts on the Street Brand Partnership

The Amoy Feasts on the Street Brand partnership challenged three teams consisting of  comedians, YouTube stars and bloggers to test their skills across London in a series of challenges that see them going from novices to street food entrepreneurs. The campaign made use of illustrated assets that needed to animated smoothly. In Flash this would have been a […]

A detail view of two custom wedding invites

Another round of wedding illustration!

Another colleagues wedding and another round of wedding illustration. It seems there’s an unintentional theme developing here. I was asked by Annie, a colleague at my 9 to 5, to create an illustration and invite design for her upcoming wedding. I took a slightly different approach this time and decided to vectorise the drawing so that it […]

More wedding design

My buddy and his bride to be were so happy with the design of their save the date invites earlier in the year, they asked me to partake in some more wedding design. This time they wanted a bunch of printed material for the actual event. This included invites to the wedding, invites to the evening […]

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Concepts on Stilts logo development

Concepts On Stilts are a web based architectural drafting service. To accompany the launch of their new website, they wanted a new mark that simplified their identity and better communicated their personality. I suggested a clean logo using a modern font would be a starting point and the client was happy for me to proceed. My […]

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IKEA Storage Huff Post Takeover

A series of recent IKEA storage Huff Post takeovers required me to work with London based creative agency Mother, and digital production agency Media Monks. To illustrate the benefits of their storage solutions, a series of interactive overlays were created where users lead clothes, toys, and books to a range of products. After initially planning for the creative […]

Microsoft #SurfaceCreate

Microsoft #SurfaceCreate

Making up the bulk of my work over the past 4 weeks, Microsoft’s #SurfaceCreate on Huffington Post has been a bit of a beast and it’s not over yet. To showcase the Surface Pro 3, Microsoft has challenged three of London’s brightest design studios to use the tablet on a  project they have always wanted […]

Hand-drawn Save The Date wedding invite design

Hand-drawn wedding invite design

When asked by a colleague if I could draw cartoons I replied ‘Errr maybe’. His missus wanted an illustration of the happy couple on their ‘Save The Date’ wedding invite. Yeah, I like to do the odd doodle in Monday morning production meetings, but I wasn’t sure how I would perform with the pressure of knowing […]

A fresh start!

Hello, this is my blog. I am a Graphic Designer working for Aol Advertising, London. Outside of the 9 to 5, I work on freelance projects across Digital, Print, Branding, Advertising and Motion Graphics. So here I am, starting fresh. New portfolio and a new blog. It’s going to take a little while to get […]