Ben Robertson

Ben Robertson

Creative / Art DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Ben Robertson

Ben Robertson

Creative / Art DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Collaborating with brands in fashion and design to create strategic visual communication through image-making and brand storytelling. Recent projects include campaigns and collaborations for Apple, COS, Koibird, Selfridges, and Smythson. benjaminrobertson.co.uk
Projects
  • Koibird goes to Korea Campaign AW19
    Koibird goes to Korea Campaign AW19Creative Direction for Koibird goes to Korea. Koibird is a transformative concept boutique that curates destination edits seasonally. Koibird's AW19 edit is a celebration of Korea’s avant-garde take on style. Project includes : branding, campaign and lookbook art direction, packaging and website design, social content strategy and in-store design collaboration. Campaign shot by Reto Schmid, styled by Harry Lambert with in-store and set design by Anna Burns.
  • Villa Dorane, Branding and Design for Elton John AIDS Foundation
    Villa Dorane, Branding and Design for Elton John AIDS FoundationCreative Direction for Sir Elton John's event, Midsummer at Jean Pigozzi's Villa Dorane in Cap d'Antibes. Hosted by Sharon Stone in July 2019 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Project included: branding and identity, graphic design of bespoke print and `e´ invites, programme, auction guide among other event collateral.
  • Apple iPhone Campaign 2020
    Apple iPhone Campaign 2020Photography for Apple's Shot on iPhone 2020 Campaign. Shot on location at Parque Nacional de Timanfaya and César Manrique´s Jameos del Agua in Lanzarote. Imagery was featured on Apple´s Instagram feed and stories.
  • Koibird x Lagos Fashion Week SS20
    Koibird x Lagos Fashion Week SS20Creative Direction for Koibird x Lagos Fashion Week SS20, in partnership with Lagos Fashion Week and Nataal. The project is dedicated to showcasing Lagos's dynamic fashion scene and includes : branding, art direction, packaging, social content strategy and in-store design collaboration. The campaign, featured in British Vogue, was shot by Ruth Ossai featuring Bibi Abdulkadir styled by Julia Sarr-Jamois.
  • Smythson AW19 Campaign
    Smythson AW19 CampaignArt direction for Smythson AW19 Campaign. The campaign showcases the heritage brand's first collection by Luc Goidadin, which takes structural and graphic inspiration from singular historical pieces and the properties of paper itself. The images exude a playful nod to the brand's eccentricity, ingenuity and modernity, sat within the whimsical imagining of a British stately home. Shot by Reto Schmid, styled by Kate Iorga with set design by Thomas Bird.
  • River Island Campaigns AW14 - AW16
    River Island Campaigns AW14 - AW16As Creative Director at Studio Blvd, I was responsible for River Island’s last five consecutive advertising campaigns (AW14, SS15, AW15, SS16, and AW16). In a key move to build fashion credibility and to cement their brand DNA of being ‘The Designer of the High-Street’, leading photographer Emma Summerton was commissioned alongside top fashion stylist Edward Enninful to create impactful, widely publicised, campaigns shot in New York, Palm Springs and Acapulco. During that time, the campaigns
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Work history
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    Creative DirectorIndependant
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Collaborating with brands in fashion and design to create strategic visual communication through image-making and brand storytelling. Recent projects include campaigns and collaborations for Apple, Koibird, Selfridges, and Smythson.
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    Creative & Art DirectorIndependant
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Creative Director of Studio Blvd. www.studio-blvd.com Specialising in fashion and luxury, Studio Blvd. is a boutique creative agency based in London and New York. Offering an innovative, full-service approach, we work closely with brands to develop their creative strategy across all media platforms. We hold a unique position within the industry, enjoying strong relationships with some of the world’s most influential image-makers and offering a comprehensive range of in-house services from creative direction to content creation. With our inventive, collaborative approach, global network and in-depth understanding of the rapidly changing landscape, we craft bespoke impactful campaigns that achieve exceptional results. Clients and collaboraters include AllSaints, Bally, Beats, Burberry, COS, Carolina Hererra, Dior Beauty, Lady Gaga, River Island, Sir Elton John and YSL Beauty.
Skills
  • Art Direct Photo Shoots
  • Design
  • Creative
  • Concepts
  • Above the Line Strategy
  • Film
  • Graphic Design
  • Branding
  • Spatial Design