Kalon Mitchell
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Kalon Mitchell

Graphic DesignerSheffield, United Kingdom
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Kalon Mitchell
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Kalon Mitchell

Graphic DesignerSheffield, United Kingdom
About me
I am an interdisciplinary graphic designer specialising in discursive design and editorial and design based in Sheffield. As a designer, I aim to address societal issues with the goal of affecting social thought. I want my work to communicate ideas and to encourage discourse.
Projects
  • The Poor Fetish
    The Poor FetishThe Poor Fetish is a short publication exploring working-class appropriation within the fashion industry and my own experience with this coming from a lower-class background and public housing. "The problem is that the working class aesthetic and identity has been ripped from its original contexts and altered in a way that acceptable to the middle class and given an economic value. The lower class despite facing financial issues created their own identity through clothing however they were unab
  • FORGETFUL Magazine
    FORGETFUL MagazineFORGETFUL is a fashion brand collaboration project. FORGETFUL is a platform made by young creatives from underprivileged backgrounds with the aim of helping to reform society. Part of my contribution to the project was the FORGETFUL magazine, which is a fashion, design, culture and politics A4 magazine with a variety of content. Varying from interviews with artists about social issues, highlighting ways to help mental health, to showcasing upcoming designers.
  • Nostalgia for the Future
    Nostalgia for the FutureNostalgia for the Future is a fashion trend analysis publication exploring the resurgence of 90’s cyberpunk fashion.  “The resurgence of vintage cyberpunk can be narrowed down to what it is best described as nostalgia for the future. Part of the inspiration for cyberpunk in the 90’s was that new technology and the democratised internet would set us free. However now we can barely imagine that future in the world of mass surveillance and tech oligarchs we currently live in. There was an expectat
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Skills
  • Communicating Ideas
  • Vector Illustration
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Microsoft Office
  • Critical Thinking
  • Editoral Design
  • Time Management
Education
    Department of Art and Design at Sheffield Hallam University logo
    Department of Art and Design at Sheffield Hallam University logo
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Department of Art and Design at Sheffield Hallam University
    Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Department of Art and Design at Sheffield Hallam University logo
    Department of Art and Design at Sheffield Hallam University logo
    Foundation Diploma in Art and DesignDepartment of Art and Design at Sheffield Hallam University
     - Sheffield, United Kingdom