bike chain non-fiction book cover design

A digital illustration of a bicycle chain was created and used for this non-fiction reference bicycle repair minimal book cover design concept. The simplicity of the book cover is intended to reflect the idea that this repair and maintenance guide is not too technical and is aimed at beginners and people unfamiliar with bicycle maintenance.

Zero Tolerance hand lettering

Sketching out the hand lettering I started with a pencil and paper to sketch out the lettering. I did more iterations than shown below, but you could go on an on. In each variation there were elements I was happy with. Turning the hand lettering in to vector artwork I used these pencil sketches as […]

Living With Airstrikes Book Cover Design

This digital illustration is for the concept ‘Living with Airstrikes – an illustrated guide’. The illustration, with its minimal and simplistic shapes, together with the limited colour palette, takes its influence from the works of Saul Bass. The initial layout and shapes were created in Adobe Illustrator and then exported to Photoshop. Using non-destructive editing […]

Dust – Material Typography

Physical / material typography experiment using flour. A composite image created form original photos of the lettering and background.

Continuous Typing Typewriter surface pattern design

Slapping the carriage back like Jack Kerouac in this repeating, black and white typewriter pattern. This hand drawn illustration of a vintage typewriter has been turned in to a surface pattern design. This seamless repeat pattern is inspired by Jack Kerouac’s continuous typing marathon that produced the first draft of ‘On The Road’. Available on Society6 […]

Everyone is out for Blood digital illustration

Hand-cut typographical poster design incorporating found textures and vector illustrations. This digital illustration is inspired by the themes of vampires, zombies and unforgiving knee-jerk blood-thirsty reactions to polarised stories in the media.

Out of the Woods

she isn’t yet… Inspired by the Brothers Grimm fairytale ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. The spectre of the big bad wolf can be seen amongst the trees in this stark, minimalist forest scene. Available as an art print and other products on Society6