A suitably minimal website for a sculptor and printmaker. Clean and pared right back, each page is carefully laid out to reflect the temperature and voice of the work. This project was an absolute joy to work on.
A minimal website for an experimental artist and printmaker, designed to show her work to best advantage and project it in a simple way.
A fresh new identity for Dakin, who run Ludlow's much-loved Medieval Christmas Fayre and other interesting events.
Clean, crisp and simple responsive website for award-winning author Liz Hyder. I also designed an email newsletter template to match.
A responsive website for this family-run artisan letterpress and hot foil traditional printers in Herefordshire.
An illustration-led identity, website and supporting graphics for a personal and professional coach. The illustrations are by the brilliant Aysha Tengiz.
A logo for a grass-roots local campaign to save our forest from a holiday development. I inked up and letterpress printed some wood type for the wording and also for the textures (made by printing the backs of very large wood type) used on the trees.
A responsive website showing off Stuart's distinctive film, music and commercial cinematography. Within a minimal layout that flexes and changes to suit all device sizes, coloured panels reflect the mood of the work. Icons distinguish video from interviews. Filtering lets you hone in on the things you most want to see.
A modular, mutable identity for a climbing and bouldering startup. Shown here is the social (square) version.
A "Circus-y, fun Victorian type thing" for these two lovely, unconventional, funny people. Though not letterpress printed (alas, too tight a deadline), the invitation uses typefaces that were available as wood or metal type. I used the typographic scale for a sense of authenticity.
With my Mostly Flat hat on, I ran a series of letterpress workshops at Hay Festival 2016. Attendees printed the second colour onto three different designs, all set by hand with metal type and ornament.
A responsive Shopify e-commerce website for a contemporary silver jeweller. Browse by product type or range. Built using a Shopify template which was restyled and modified to suit brand & project requirements.
A fun identity for a word workshop company. I also designed and built an accompanying Squarespace website.
Since The Eclectic Sofa is a drinks night, it made sense to print some beer mats. Turns out they're dual purpose; they make the group easy to spot in the pub, and they're a good promo tool too.
A minimal responsive Shopify e-commerce website (no longer live) for this contemporary studio jeweller. Browse by product type or range, and filter results by materials/processes used to create each piece. Built using a Shopify template which was restyled and modified to suit brand & project requirements.
A new responsive website for internationally renowned artist and set designer Tony Hornecker. With vast amounts of stunning imagery alongside video and text the challenge was to make an immersive and visually rich experience that encourages in-depth browsing.
Clean, simple and primarily typographic responsive website for marketing communications consultant Annie Garthwaite. With content pared down to bare essentials I used a bit of movement (see homepage & case studies) and interaction (see Services) to lift the user experience.
A bold new brand identity for this no-nonsense marketing communications consultant. I also designed & produced associated printed and digital collateral.
My adventures with letterpress. An e-commerce website built with a totally custom Shopify theme.
An image-led responsive website for London-based gourmet burger company. If you're vegetarian, look away now! The brief: warm minimalism. No longer live.
A logo for the twice monthly get-together for local creative folk that I co-founded in March 2013. Hand-set with mismatching old wood type and letterpress printed.
Illustrative infographic commissioned by Riot Communications. It shows the likely traits of a winner based on data culled from a highly scientific questionnaire which polled previous winners.
A letterpress logo and masthead for Ludlow's newest newspaper of craftfolk, culture, history and landscape.
Website design and build for Ludlow theatre company. Image mosaics allow fresh and ever-changing displays of photos on homepage and past productions.
Logo for my letterpress sideline where I hand-set metal and wood type the traditional way and print tactile paper goods on my vintage treadle platen press.
Logo for a group of artists (me included) who put on a group exhibition as part of Ludlow Fringe 2014.
Responsive website for designer maker specialising in bespoke handcrafted silver jewellery. A clean, minimal design with lots of white space to set off the work. Fullscreen slideshows add richness and narrative.
Brand identity for designer maker specialising in bespoke handcrafted silver jewellery.
A3 letterpress print using beautiful old wood type. Limited edition of 5. £35 from Mostly Flat. There's also a brown-only version (edition of 10).
Website design and build for a luxury holiday rental in Oualidia, on Morocco's glorious Atlantic coast.
Website design through tech agency Black Radley, who headed up the project. No longer live.
A simple one-page site for a sculptor. Design has been pared down to the minimum to allow her work to take centre stage
Microsite for the insanely talented musician Jessica Lauren.
Website design, under direction from BridgingUnit, for a group of cathedrals in the East of England. No longer live.
Brand identity, under direction from BridgingUnit, for a group of cathedrals in the East of England.
Complex skinned QuickTime player: a hand-drawn radio (by yours truly) with a dynamic audio interface that launched 19 track-specific sub-skins. Handwritten/ drawn content screens. Full of information, imagery, audio and video, it won Best Digital Promotion in the 2005 BT Digital Music Awards.
Skinned QuickTime player with an elaborate window mask and shaped video playback area. Won an Apple Design Award in 2004: "Best QuickTime Content for Promotion".
A deceptively simple Flash mailer inspired by paper engineering. Pull, rotate and slide to select content. Had a lot of fun doing research for this one....
A subtle, dynamically sizing Flash band site designed to work equally well on small and large screens.
Skinned QuickTime media player with a complex window mask. The video had a commentary track that could be toggled on or off during playback.
An ambient, algorithmic screensaver which reflected the time of day and updated itself via the web. At night, televisions flickered in the windows. At dusk, rubbish bins were left out for collection. When the album went to number one, there was a two-day party in the house, and a TV thrown out of a window.
Rich media Flash site, which won 'Best Promotional Campaign' in the 2002 BT Interactive Music Awards. Pictorial random navigation connects images, anecdotes, lyrics, video and audio. Other elements included a timeline, ambient screensaver & skinned QuickTime media player.
Portfolio website for renowned album sleeve designer Storm Thorgerson, showcasing a diverse and extensive range of his work. Non-linear multi-mode Flash navigation system allows users to view by type, artist and date. Since Storm's passing StormStudios Design is continuing with his blessing, and this site has been archived.