Sunday, 6 May 2012

Final Major Project - Label

I have been extremely busy the past few weeks and have neglected my blogger, naughty me. So i have nearly finished my final major project and thought I would share with you some of the progress. I have designed the logo, and also incorporated illustration into the fashion lookbook. I have combined my strong design aspects including page layouts, illustration and branding which has all come together nicely for this self initiated brief. Take a look at the images and see what you think. 

Friday, 2 March 2012

Collaborative brief 2

I have now finished and handed in my 2nd project within the collaboration module. I worked with Cubiq Design's director John Treby whom provided me with the brief Secret Agent Beauty. Secret Agent Beauty are a new cosmetics brand focusing on the eyes and lips. I produced the logo, packaging design and a GWP (gift with purchase). The brief was a shorter project than most of what we receive, which was good because it represents more realistically the turn around time of most briefs in the design industry.
In regards to briefs for University I am now on my final major project, which will officially start on Wednesday the 7th March. I have a few ideas which I am considering, mostly relating to either Branding or Illustration. I will keep you updated and show snippets during my process.

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Collaborative project 1

I have finally finished my first brief (out of 2) for the module collaboration project. The first brief we were given was a selection of briefs from D&ad and i decided to go with the make your mark brief. This allowed for free reign with one goal, of getting yourself and your work noticed. I decided to produce a promotional pack to send to niche clients, and illustration agencies, focusing on my strongest unique feature that makes me, Me. The following photo shows a snippets of how this went (mock up not final printed version). I am hoping to follow through my self-branding and have the website re designed to match this for when i send these packages out. Any thoughts? let me know.

Sunday, 8 January 2012

Pay it forward 2012

I have started the new year by contributing to a new campaign - just for fun. Its called Pay it forward 2012, If you are a facebook member here is how you two can join in!

Put this as your status

Pay it forward 2012
I, (insert your relevant name) will give something handmade (by me), to the first five people who leave a comment here. You MUST in turn post this and send something to the first five to comment on your status. The rules are that it must be handmade by you and delivered during 2012 :)
Let's give it a go... 

or if there is any places left click  here and comment 

Go have fun! and i hope you enjoy it x

Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Vector Artist

I often wonder wether working in vector illustration makes my work more easily dismissed compared to other illustrators who work mainly by hand. I love working with illustrator and i have developed a way of working which suits me. I am a good drawer not exceptional but illustrator allows me to develop this further and to create beautiful pieces.
Fashion, nature and the pretty little things in life inspire my work. I hope at the end of my 3rd year of graphic design to have a portfolio of work which reflects this. I have been very fashion focused this year and it is defiantly pushing me down the fashion industry path, wether that is fashion illustration or graphic design for fashion brands only time will tell. I hope to achieve my goals this year and i am constantly striving to be among the best. I guess it must be one of those things you either really like or dislike, a bit like marmite. Anyways take a look at my work and decide for yourself, feel free to add opinions.