kuchar swara

Design Director

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  • 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

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  • Winkreative

    Winkreative

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    Gucci

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      PORT Magazine

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      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