Jack Sharples

Jack Sharples

Freelance DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Jack Sharples

Jack Sharples

Freelance DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Freelance designer based in East London.
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  • ctrl+c: 'Pool' Collection Lookbook
    ctrl+c: 'Pool' Collection LookbookArt direction and photography for the ctrl+c 'pool' look-book. Synonymous with the Nintendo virtual world, the water texture is repeated over a t-shirt, men's swim-shorts, women's one-piece swim-suit and towel. Shot on location at the now abandoned Chadderton baths in Manchester the look-book reflects on the regression of childhood past-times and a youth lost to the digital screen.
  • ctrl+c: 'Pre-Season' Lookbook
    ctrl+c: 'Pre-Season' LookbookArt direction and photography for the ctrl+c 'pre-season' look-book. Inspired by the football shirts of the '80s and '90s, the collection appropriates the heritage of colourful gradients and geometric patterns, reflecting and subverting the nostalgia of the original shirts' designs. The look-book was featured on international blogs Hypebeast and Highsnobiety amongst others.
  • Own: 'Post-Season' Lookbook
    Own: 'Post-Season' LookbookConcept, art direction and production for the Own 'Post-Season' range. Juxtaposing vintage Hawaiian shirts with classic 90s football shirts, to create a surreal sense of confused comfort. The Hawaiian shirts have been meticulously selected based on their appropriation of print, colour and similarities to the retro kits. Once selected, the garment is hand printed with the chosen shirts insignia; club crest, brand logo and sponsor, resulting in unique, 1 of 1 pieces emblematic of a new football c
  • Own Marketplace
    Own MarketplaceArt direction and set-design for Own Marketplace, an exhibition and pop-up shop in Hackney featuring the best football merch from independent brands and creative football clubs across the world. Held to coincide with the start of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, it reflected on the tournament’s unique ability to bring people of all nationalities together.
  • Own Fanzine: Issue 2
    Own Fanzine: Issue 2Art direction and production for Issue 2 of the Own fanzine. Looking at the unfolding story around Own Fan Club, including Instagram shut-downs and legal disputes.
  • Own Fanzine: Issue 1
    Own Fanzine: Issue 1Art direction and production for Issue 1 of the Own fanzine. Looking at the concerns around money, club ownership and the changing face of the current game. Capturing the comedic and chaotic spirit of fanzines from the 80s and 90s - When Saturday Comes, The End and Boy’s Own - the ‘Own Fan Club’ express their disillusion with top tier football through nostalgic graphics alongside tongue-in-cheek ‘reader’ based features. The staple-bound zine is photocopied using budget white and fluorescent yell
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Work history
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    Freelance Graphic DesignerFreelance
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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    Graphic DesignerBlood Brother
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
Skills
  • Fashion
  • Apparel
  • Branding
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Illustration
  • Logo Design
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Apparel Design
  • Placement Prints
  • Pattern
  • All Over Print
  • T-shirt Graphics
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    Graphic Design CommunicationUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom