Trouble & Strife is an initial brand identity created for a creative British husband & wife team. In early 2016 they hope to create and sell a range of contemporary home decor items and artistic gift wares.
Hummingbird Coffee Magazine Adverts
Concept to feature in New Zealand Cuisine Magazine to promote the boutique roasts of Hummingbird Coffee and illustrate the quality and flavour in their blends. Inspired by Rorschach psychology tests.
This ongoing passion project is a re-imagining of the Three Billy Goats Gruff in the form of an interactive ebook. In early 2016 i'm hoping to put together a Kickstarter campaign to try and raise enough revenue to complete the project.
Ooodles is an online boutique children's clothing store based in New Zealand. The client wanted a distinctive brand look to set them apart from their competitors and suggestive of the designer clothing they are selling.
The Manchester Steam Brewing Company Logo & Beer Bottle Design
Logo design for the Manchester Steam Brewing Company micro brewery and restaurant, with beer labels designed for their range of bespoke ales.
Emily & Blair's Wedding Invitations
For this freelance project I was approached to design a very special set of wedding invitations for the happy couple. The theme then followed through to reception decorations and to the thank you cards.
a big black hole of misery
This personal project was an investigation to see if it was possible to create a stereoscopic 3D typography poster, inspired by an acquaintance.
Originally a school project, rubble heart started as an illustrative response to Christchurch’s earthquakes having lived through them. The brief then called for a magazine advertorial* that promoted the tees to raise money for the New Zealand Red Cross.
However there was such a response to the design that I actually produced a run of the tee. Since then the t-shirt has been available at the HAPA store in the Christchurch Restart container mall or online at hapanz.myshopify.com
*Photographs used in the advertorial for this school project have been sourced from Flickr.com
This photograph from my trip to Uganda with Signpost International was shortlisted for the UK 2007 national Refugee week photography competition.
Peter Piper Peppers Logo
Logo for local chilli grower Peter Beswick, who grows and dries a variety of chillies and supplies them to restaurants throughout Christchurch.
The Big Issue
This editorial photography series was shot for the English Sunday Telegraph magazine. The photographs are designed to accompany an article that highlights the plight of the Big Issue sellers in the UK.
This freelance collaborative project with my wife Lara, saw us illustrate a childrens book for local author Jenny Hill. It tells the story of a lonley mouse called tom and how he accidentally becomes a pirate.
Sit started by happening upon a few chairs in odd locations whilst on my travels around New Zealand. Their presence leads to an interesting dichotomy with the environment they reside and spur the viewer to imagine their own narrative.
Same Old New World 30 Years of Flying Nun Records
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Flying Nun Records, we were briefed to create a special edition CD collectors package that celebrates their history and their most prominent artists.
Feels Like Home
The final project of my first year of BA Photography was entitled 'family values'. We were free to explore the idea of what family means to you personally and produce a series of photographs reflecting your interpretation.
My project explores the changing relationship between myself and my mother once I left home.
IdN Magazine Spread
An article written and designed for IDN magazine for a new feature where notable up and coming student designers are interviewed and given exposure.
Train started with my fascination of capturing the window reflections during the many of the train rides I used to take back in the UK. Shooting these reflections led to some quite beautiful moments, especially as it allows you to photograph a subject who is blissfully unaware. I hope to return to this series one day, in a place where there are more trains.