Chris Morley

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About Chris Morley

I’m a freelance graphic designer based in Lewisham, South-east London. I work with a variety of clients in the UK and abroad. I specialise in infographic design, identities and sustainable design

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.

DIY side table

March 13th, 2015|

Last week I had a go at making a small DIY side table following instructions given in a tutorial I saw on design sponge by Silvia Song. I picked up the wood for the project from my local timber yard - Catford Timber. The total cost was around £40 with free delivery.

Paper making workshop

February 23rd, 2015|

I recently ran a paper making workshop at the London College of Communication as part of Green Week 2015. It's a fantastic week with all sorts of amazing contributors and events, it's open [...]

Website typography

January 8th, 2015|

The typeface I have chosen for my website typography is Proxima Nova. Designed by Mark Simonson, it is a font I always find myself admiring on-screen. I think its readability and clarity on screen is second to none.

The new website

December 21st, 2014|

It's been a few weeks in the making this one. Websites always seem to take longer than I expect, half a day figuring out why the form won't work, analytics, security, SEO, the list goes [...]