Isabel Murphy Graphic Designer | The Dots

Isabel Murphy

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Isabel Murphy

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
As a recent graphic design graduate of AUB, I found myself completing my university experience with a whole wealth of knowledge and a well developed skill set. As well as having completed two internships during the Summer of 2019 I gained valuable industry insight where these opportunities developed my capabilities and introduced me to new roles within the studio environment. Outside of the studio, I like to practice yoga and keeping up cardio exercises through running or more sporadically dancing my heart out at gigs and festivals.
  • Typographic Cities
    As an independent project, Typographic Cities is a visualisation of my initial dissertation thesis observing the cultural significance of neon signage within city environments and challenging whether design can impact a sense of identity.
    Fascinated by the unique shape and colouring of the dragon fruit, I created Fuego as a product that incorporates this strange flavour into an alcoholic aperol beverage. The Fuego branding and packaging style takes inspiration from the Mexican and Central American origins of the fruit. Its leather-like skin has been more commonly aligned with that of the mythical beast of a dragon and from this history I translated the fire-like associations and branded the aperol as Fuego, the Spanish translati
  • Seven Centuries
    Seven Centuries is a small publication that typographically visualises the allegorical poem, Paradiso. The newspaper series aims to engage the busy London commuter with literature in small increments. Each day of the working week the passenger can find an insert of the allegorical poem, each daily insert gives 9 verses and then the next day the reader can continue reading the poetry. The proposal aims to collaborate National Poetry Day (2nd October 2020) with the Metro and Evening Standard news
Projects credited in
Work history
    Creative InternThinking Juice
     - Bournemouth, United KingdomInternship
  • Typography
  • Illustration
  • Publishing Design
  • Strategy
  • Concept
  • Research
  • Craft
    2:1 (BA Hons) Graphic DesignArts University Bournemouth
     - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    DistinctionUCA - University of Creative Arts
     - Epsom, United Kingdom
    Studying my foundation at UCA introduced me to the communication industry and I really thrived from learning all about publishing and craft. Achieving a distinction grade with specialism in visual communications.