Geoffrey Bunting
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Geoffrey Bunting

Journalist & Book DesignerNorwich, United Kingdom
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Geoffrey Bunting

Journalist & Book DesignerNorwich, United Kingdom
About me
I am a designer based in the south-east of England. I work in all areas of print (and some digital) specifically in book design and branding. I've worked with a host of publishers, including National Geographic, Harper Collins, Pearson, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Osprey, and more. I've also worked with a wide array of clients such as editor Victoria Mixon and nationally-renowned theatre company Nunkie. When I'm not designing, I am a writer and speaker. I also really don't like moths but I can tie my shoelaces really well.
Projects
  • 2022 in a nutshell
    2022 in a nutshellStarting exactly a year ago today (Dec 15), I moved from focussing on book design to becoming a freelance journalist. To mark my one year anniversary as a journalist, I'm going to wrap up all the features I worked on this year in one neat project.
  • Book Cover round-up 2022
    Book Cover round-up 2022Been very lax when it comes to updating my website with new cover and, as such, haven't dropped them here either. So here's a round-up of the covers I've worked on this year as I've shifted towards journalism.
  • Cut Context #2: Kiki's Delivery Service and the Unchanging Economy
    Cut Context #2: Kiki's Delivery Service and the Unchanging EconomyKiki's Delivery Service remains as relatable today as it was three decades ago, why?
  • Design Works #3: The Japanese Bauhaus
    Design Works #3: The Japanese BauhausDesign Works is a platform designed to provide contextual design to those who have missed out. Whether you didn't engage with it effectively while studying, self-started and didn't undergo any contextual studies, or want to get a head start, Design Works is designed for you. In each episode, we explore the history of art and design - often through the scope of the people who were there. The third episode examines the myth of European Modernism, collating what little scholarship exists on the "J
  • A final batch of posters
    A final batch of postersSeriously, I think I'm finally over this little phase.
  • Covers: Mid-2021
    Covers: Mid-2021A small selection of book covers I designed in the middle of the year.
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Projects credited in
  • Top 10: career advice tips for 2023
    Top 10: career advice tips for 2023Job hunting? Thinking of pivoting your career? Struggling with motivation? Working with a tricky client? We’ve got you! We’ve put together our top 10 career-related questions for 2023 to help you navigate through the year ahead, no matter if you’re just starting out, or already have experience in the industry. Click through to see insights, advice and top tips from industry mentors and our brilliant Dots community. Got some thoughts of your own? Please add your own wisdom if you have anything
  • Context magazine
    Context magazineI was commissioned to design the cover for the new magazine titled Context, focusing on the history of art and design. The cover features Henry van de Velde, Art Nouveau artist/architect, founder of Art Nouveau in Belgium. Context magazine is Edited, designed, and, in places, written by Geoffrey Bunting.
Work history
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    JournalistMultiple
    United KingdomFreelance
    Freelance writer. Work has appeared in Wired, Rock Paper Shotgun, gamesindustry.biz, History Today, The Face, and others.
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    Graphic DesignerGeoffrey Bunting Graphic Design
    United KingdomFreelance
    Geoffrey Bunting Graphic Design offers professional book design services to publishers and independents alike. Having worked with publishers such as Harper Collins, National Geographic, CUP & OUP, and Pearson, I bring a wealth of experience to creating book covers and typeset interiors. Through heavy market research, an understanding of typography, and my own ability to design type, I work in a range of genres and styles to create market-ready professional books.
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Skills
  • Book Design
  • Editorial Design
  • Magazine Design
  • Typography
  • Brand Design
  • Academic Writing
  • Ceative Writing
  • Pubic Speaking
  • Design Education
  • Writing
Education
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    DiplomaThe London School of Journalism
     - London, United Kingdom
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    MA Graphic DesignThe University of Hertfordshire
     - United Kingdom
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