kuchar swara

Creative Director

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCreative Director - Art Director - Creative Design Manager
  • Bernard Paes
  • Luke Springate
  • Olivia Singh
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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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    The Telegraph Magazine

    • Wallpaper*

      Wallpaper*

      • Publishing
    • The Telegraph

      The Telegraph

      • Publishing
    • Winkreative

      Winkreative

      • Design & Creative

    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