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Learn to code websites – A beginners reading list

May 29th, 2015|

Coding for designers does not come naturally. Here are some fantastic books to help you on your way. From HTML5 to Javascript these have got you covered.

Words from literature that will surprise you

May 28th, 2015|

This infographic shows 15 surprising words from literature. I worked on the layout and typography of this graphic using specially commissioned illustrations

Masks around the world infographic

May 18th, 2015|

This infographic shows 80 masks from around the world. I was hired to correct the design of this graphic using illustrations that had already been commissioned by justposhmasks.com

What does your surname mean infographic

May 17th, 2015|

I designed this infographic with Datadial. It has gone on to receive around 60,000 views and was featured on multiple news, design and genealogy blogs and websites. We kept the design as a simple table. I would have loved to have built this one as an interactive website, maybe something for the future. What does your surname mean?

Green party flyer

May 9th, 2015|

I recently did this pro-bono green party flyer for my local branch - Greenwich and Woolwich. It's a pleasure to work for such a fantastic group of people and to be able to vote for something I actually believe in. I hope to be able to help out more in the future. Design can facilitate movements and communicate change.

Weird wines infographic

May 9th, 2015|

I thought I'd start blogging some of the infographics that I've done that I don't feel sit in my regular portfolio. This weird wines infographic was hand-drawn using pen and ink. Planning to revisit this [...]

Species in Pieces

April 13th, 2015|

I recently came across the fantastic Species in Pieces - a CSS3 based interactive 'exhibition' cataloguing 30 endangered species entirely in code. The site was created by Amsterdam based Bryan James. It uses a combination of [...]

Freelance groundwork

March 31st, 2015|

I'm out of London for a few weeks to dog-sit for my parents back in my hometown of Southampton. It comes at a good time as I'm currently looking to put in some freelance groundwork and [...]

How to cut out a photo in 7 easy steps

March 18th, 2015|

Learning how to cut out a photo is a fundamental skill for any designer. Whether it’s product shots, collages or scans of your drawings, being able to quickly isolate the focus of your image and have the flexibility of a transparent background is invaluable. Being able to do it quickly and cleanly can set you apart from the crowd.

Jamaica Water (agua de Jamaica)

March 16th, 2015|

Since travelling to Egypt on a paper making trip with A.P.E last year (information on this trip coming very soon), I have a been working on a couple of products. At the moment, I'm focusing on Jamaica Water - a blend of hibiscus and dried fruit. Hibiscus is drunk all over the world in various forms as both a hot and cold drink.