A regeneration organisation, partnered with Barking and Dagenham council to accelerate regeneration in the borough.
Working with the Be First team since 2017, I have worked on various design projects from MIPIM exhibition stands, advertising, site hoardings, brochures and guides, logo creation and infographics amongst others.
With the ‘heart’ of London’s eastward growth opportunities, much of the project work is for an audience of national and international developers and investors as well as backing from the London Mayor and well known figures from the borough.
Social Enterprise Initiative - 'A place to be me'
Once in a while you get the jobs through from those that just want to help others.
This job was one such where the client – from another business I work with – wanted to create an initiative which supports young people in the community who have mental health issues.
The children concerned aimed between the ages of 11 to 16 may have identity issues or feel like they don't fit in. It was aimed at being a haven for the children to come too, and be able to discuss their feelings with others like them.
The logo design was requested as a start to the branding with the title ' A place to be me' was integral in the identity. The rest you can see from some of the workings in the gallery.
Fast Track Carpets
From a previous client, a new start-up Director got in contact and requested I create some concepts for their new company branding.
The company was an online business for ordering and delivering a wide range of carpets and flooring.
The brief was to create a logo that stood out in the industry and integrated the carpet and delivery theme.
After a series of concepts the client was very happy with the completed logo and further branding opportunities could follow.
bec – Barking Enterprise Centre
An organisation with a series of business hubs to support start-ups and entrepreneurs as well as established businesses.
I was contacted through client recommendation and asked to produce infographics, room plans and location maps for their new website – this also led to a refresh of their corporate logo.
With further projects in the pipeline I hope to build a great working relationship with this award winning business.
On Side (in partnership with LBBD)
Working in partnership with the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and the award winning 'On Side' Youth Zone organisation to create branding for the first London based Youth Zone. The branding project with the client started with 6 sessions brainstorming with a group of young people from the area where the new Youth Zone was to be built. The process was to be inclusive and encourage young people to get involved with branding of their own Youth Zone. The sessions led to the final logo being designed to their specification and the name was agreed on as the 'Future'.
Following the brand exercise other marketing materials were required for events on the launch of the new centre. These included leaflets, pull up banners, tear drop flags and promotional items like badges and t-shirts.
Further work will be required as the Youth Zone moves to completion.
Nightingale Primary School
The client required some marketing materials for an imminent new staff recruitment drive. Asked to quote on a very quick turnaround I won the job and had initial designs together the following day. After several draft stages with the client, work was signed off which included a newsletter template, pull up banners and leaflets for distributing at events.
The client was very pleased with the final materials and the recruitment drive was seen as a success.
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham (LBBD)
Permanent contract - Brought in to set up the in-house design service for the council. This incorporated a wide range of project briefs and campaigns across all departments that would have otherwise gone out to tender. Projects include annual reports, signage (interior and exterior), brochures, online graphics, flash animation, fleet and street advertising and implementing and maintaining the brand guidelines to internal departments, external clients and the public. Ongoing projects include localising national NHS campaigns, email marketing through MailChimp, campaign branding, controlling brand identity and guides and working towards increasing revenue streams through income generation.
PC Peripherals Ltd/Mesh Computers
Creative product and brand advertising of Mesh Computers across the UK IT market. New and updated advertising was created on a monthly basis to meet ad schedules. Other work included artworking, logo design, brochure design and user guides. Previously worked in a permanent capacity in-house and maintained a high standard of brand advertising to an award winning level. Also included a steady stream of business to customer marketing material.
Comfort & Style Ltd
New start-up furniture company based in Chelmsford, Essex came to me for full brand and advertising design management. This included the design of their identity, stationery, DM & POS and all the design of interior and exterior signage and arrangement of printing and installation. Included ongoing work on seasonal marketing campaigns instore and across local advertising.
Leyton Orient Community Sports Programme (LOCSP)
Worked on creative projects and promotional material for staff and coaches from the community side of the football club. Over an 8 year period projects included annual reports, DM leaflets and flyers, posters, advertising, corporate identity and exhibition stands as well as events materials for functions and match day activities.
Sealion Daycare (US)
A San Francisco daycare provider contacted me regarding a brand identity for their new business. After liking similar logos I had produced they felt I was ideally suited to design their new logo. After producing several concepts the stand out favourite needed little work before it was ready for use. Using bold colours and type, the 'Sealion' icon was created with rainbow and cloud illustrations to produce a soft and friendly look and feel, specifically for the 'junior' audience.
WF Community Hub
Hired to produce a new logo for this community based charity in East London. The client required several concepts which made use of imagery linked with community (people) and the history of the location within Waltham Forest (trees). From concept stage a long and short version of the logo was developed and completed with a suite of logos produced for various formats.
This iPad and iPhone App and software company based in Canada required new and vibrant advertising to launch new software in the UK. I created advertising for positions in iPad and iPhone User magazine and artwork assets for them to use in future projects through print and online campaigns.
Live in Style Magazine
Art and Creative Director for a new ‘Interiors, Exteriors & Fine Dining’ 68 page monthly magazine. It had a print distribution of 50,000+ and a downloadable online version. I also offered an ad design service for many of the advertising clients in the magazine. Contract was to help set up the Magazine and covered the first 8 months/issues.
BH Highway Services Ltd
Redesign highway maintenance company logo
Face2Face (NHS/Primary Care Trust)
Brochure design, display posters and other promotional material.
Spanish property rental company required logo design and online banners.
Logo design for study centre within the City of London organisation.
Logo design for online property rental service.
Promotional leaflets for this online lighting wholesaler.
Brochure design for this Finnish company in partnership with ATI.
Corporate identity including logo design, letterheads and compliment slips for this haulage and distribution company.
Corporate identity including logo design, letterheads and compliment slips for this PR and marketing company.
Stonehill Golf Society
Logo and stationery design.
Illustrations and storyboards for CAR Magazine (Lexus feature).
University of Copenhagen and University College London
Poster designs for international conferences.