kuchar swara

Design Director

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCreative Director - Art Director - Creative Design Manager

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About me

A graduate from the London College of Printing, Kuchar is an award-winning creative director. He is the co-founder, co-publisher and creative director of men’s magazine Port. He has worked with some of the most renowned art directors, publishers and corporations around Europe such as the NZZ am Sonntag, Nestlé (Switzerland), The Guardian, The Spectator, Tate and Royal Academy (UK), Público (Portugal), Rizzoli (Italy). Kuchar is recognised by D&AD, Society of Publication Design (USA) and Society of News Design (South America). He has also been a guest lecturer at various institutions and judged on international design panels.

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Skills

  • Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Art Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • Typography
  • Advertising
  • Editorial Design
  • Brand Development
  • Concept and Ideation
  • Brand Strategy

People I’ve worked with

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Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Winkreative

    Winkreative

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    • Design & Creative
  • Gucci

    Gucci

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    • Fashion and Textiles
  • Wallpaper*

    Wallpaper*

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    • Publishing
  • CHANEL

    CHANEL

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    • Fashion

Work history

Currently

Design Director

The Telegraph

Nov 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Redesign and ongoing design and art direction of all the magazines within The Telegraph magazine portfolio.

Currently

Founder

Sekford

Jul 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Launch of premium watch company, Sekford

Currently

Publisher / Creative Director

PORT Magazine

Sep 2009
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Concept and launch of international men’s title, Port

Currently

Aug 2009
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Swara & Co. is the name of my own studio. Projects have included the redesign of The Spectator, The launch of Port magazine, branding and advertising work for leading furniture brands in Italy to name a few.

2013

Art Director

RCS media group

Apr 2008 - Jul 2013
  • Italy
  • Freelance
  • Design and art direction of one of the world's leading design and interiors magazines

2009

Art Director

Winkreative

Feb 2008 - Jul 2009
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Editorial design and brand art direction

2003

In-house Graphic Designer

Wallpaper*

Jan 2003 - Aug 2003
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Graphic design assistant

Education

Currently

BA (Hons) Graphic Information Design First Class

University of the Arts London: London College of Communication

Sep 2000
  • London, United Kingdom