Dan Yates
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Dan Yates

DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Dan Yates
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Dan Yates

DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
As a designer my passion lays heavily within the music industry, I’m so invested in the effects good direction can have on music. As I explore this field I wish to gain the appropriate experience and knowledge required to grow successfully as a creative.
Projects
  • Art Direction: Practice
    Art Direction: Practice/personal/
  • Metamorphosis
    Metamorphosis/university/ Gregor's Symphony: A branded exhibition that looks at how music moves us originating from a chosen theme exploring Franz Kafka's 1914 novel, Metamorphosis. By decoding the three chapters within the novel to match the notes played on musical instruments I was able to visually create my own language to help route this brand identity. The successful square identity enabled me to apply the design work from packaging for vinyl to exhibition visuals.
  • Life Without Colour
    Life Without Colour/personal/
  • Urban Revolution
    Urban Revolution/university/ Inspired from the impact of the boombox and by using lyrics and spoken word, I've showcased the positive and negative attitudes in hip-hop culture through conversation.
  • Combining Passions
    Combining Passions/personal/ Visual representations of songs that pass the time
  • Trumpet
    Trumpet/university/ Trumpet magazine understands the importance of naming and shaming on social media and offers a platform to rebel against direct and negative online attitudes by expressing controversial opinions anonymously. Trumpet presents its content in ways that aren't always perfectly legible to celebrate being anonymous. A key element of design throughout the magazine is it's carefully chosen duo tone that offers both contrast and opposition matching its content directly. We want our audi
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Work history
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    DesignerTerrible Merch
    London, United KingdomFreelance
Skills
  • Branding
  • Typography
  • Art Direction
  • Photographic Direction
  • Creative Merchandising
Education
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    (BA hons) Graphic DesignThe University of Lincoln
     - London, United Kingdom
    I graduated after 3 years of Graphic Design at Lincoln with a First Class Honors