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.
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 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 "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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Website design and build for Ludlow theatre company. Image mosaics allow fresh and ever-changing displays of photos on homepage and past productions.
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.
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.
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.