Give & Take III: Research II

Editorial Illustrators An editorial illustrator typically creates illustrations to be printed in publications such as magazines or newspapers, which tend to be published on a regular occurrence may it be weekly, monthly or even bi annually. Often an editorial illustrator produces visual imagery that would accompany an article and would directly relate to it, helping... Continue Reading →


Give & Take III: Research

Having been a fan of zines for some time, our last project is one that I find quite fitting. I have come to appreciate the immense freedom of artistic direction when one begins creating a zine. They often accommodate to niche audiences and subcultures. Also being a 'DIY' product zines are able to explore a... Continue Reading →

Give & Take: Development: Route options

Being tasked with creating three individual test 'routes' that would enable to client (Furniture creator) to observe and select a singular artistic direction to follow through with and further develop. For my 1st route I wanted to be able to communicate both simplicity and use of a duotone colour palette in order to reflect the... Continue Reading →

CIP II: Research

These are mood-boards which contain a collection of publication spreads and layouts sourced from graphic design blogs such as, itsnicethat, and I have taken particular interest in these layouts due to there use of abstract design and creativity in the work. I enjoy the aesthetic of combining both a 'lo-fi' and contemporary approach... Continue Reading →

Give and Take Part II: Postcard development

When designing this edition of the post card as part of the deliverables for the assignment, i wanted to incorporate both the ideas of the 'torn' and 'messy' look from the original piece but combine it with a more contemporary aesthetic through the use of flat shapes, bold colours and include a modern sans-serif typeface... Continue Reading →

Give & Take PTII: Research III

As part of our brief, we have been tasked with creating an A3 fold-down print out to showcase our product. Not wanting to opt for a standard folded design, I began researching different innovative leaflet designs. I wanted something that was slightly obscure, though I could use a standard fold layout paired with good design... Continue Reading →

Give & Take PTII: Research II

Wanting to gain further inspiration for the direction of my project, i visited the library and found books that i believed would further my research. Though these publications were directly relatable to my brief, i felt a lack of creativity when browsing the images of furniture. Some particularly gained my attention with the use of... Continue Reading →

Give & Take PT II: Research

Carmel King: Carmel King is a London based photographer who work with a wide range of styles. Her 'Still Life' photography is relevant the brief we have been assigned, through her use of colour coordination on composition of objects. In this series King presents geometric household object with similar colour palettes that have been arranged... Continue Reading →

CIP 2: Spreads workshop

For this session we experimented with InDesign and attempted to create spreads for a publication which we would be making. I don't get to use InDesign too often and therefore lack experience and skill so experimenting with different layouts and how to create spreads was very useful for me. Exploring the different capabilities of InDesign... Continue Reading →

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