Katie Carmichael

Katie Carmichael

DesignerUnited Kingdom
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Katie Carmichael

Katie Carmichael

DesignerUnited Kingdom
About me
Social good design since 2005.
Projects
  • GRooV: a design education project
    GRooV: a design education projectArtists and designers speak a visual language, and our education needs to reflect this. GRooV art and design theory resources are helping young and emerging creatives get to grips with some of the more abstract elements of design education, starting with the golden ratio.
  • Nuggets: a creative's guide to the golden ratio
    Nuggets: a creative's guide to the golden ratioA booklet for learning all the essential theory without any of the brain melt.
  • Logo for Katie Carmichael Design
    Logo for Katie Carmichael DesignIntroducing my fresh new geometric logo, inspired by design, learning and gestalt principles, and the Bauhaus, with an injection of fun. As a designer with a career in education, I wanted my logo to reflect my work, interests and approaches. Designed on a grid but breaking the frame, the overall look responds to the graphic designer's sense of antagonism between following and breaking the rules. Influences include Bruno Munari, the Bauhaus, and my own teacher, Dave Cawthorn, who taught me tha
  • Logo Design: social enterprise CYP
    Logo Design: social enterprise CYPCYP is a social enterprise which invests the profit generated from its hostel accommodation and event venue into learning and employment opportunities for young people. THE PROBLEM Existing branding for the organisation’s three elements was disparate and dated. Customers for one aspect of the business weren’t able to make the connection with the other functions.  THE BRIEF 1. Design a family of icons for each of the three distinct organisational elements and an encompassing logo that demons
  • My Great-Grandfather, the Alien
    My Great-Grandfather, the AlienA crowdfunded biographical art book unfolding the mysterious life and death of a Depression-era human of New York.
  • Rose Tinted Green Bottles: Memorialising Govan's Wine Alley
    Rose Tinted Green Bottles: Memorialising Govan's Wine AlleyA temporary installation marking the transformation of Govan's notorious Wine Alley.
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Work history
    Katie Carmichael Design logo
    Katie Carmichael Design logo
    DesignerKatie Carmichael Design
    United KingdomFreelance
    Freelance. Producing communication design for social good.
Skills
  • Graphic Communication
  • Graphic Design
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Systems Thinking
  • Conceptualisation
  • Storytelling
Education
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    Coaching and Mentoring PG CertThe University of the West of Scotland
     - United Kingdom
    PG Cert in Coaching and Mentoring
    University of Dundee logo
    University of Dundee logo
    Community Education B AUniversity of Dundee
     - Dundee, United Kingdom
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Awards
    Indigo Award logo
    Indigo Award logo
    Bronze Award for BrandingIndigo Award
    Bronze Award for branding for rebranding of Callander Youth Project Trust.
    Indigo Award logo
    Indigo Award logo
    Gold Award for Book DesignIndigo Award
    Good Award for Book Design for My Great Grandfather, the Alien.
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