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Lisa Rahman

Creative Direction & Graphic DesignLondon, United Kingdom
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Lisa Rahman

Creative Direction & Graphic DesignLondon, United Kingdom
About me
A Creative Director with over 12 years industry experience specialising in Branding, Graphic Design, Editorial, Art Direction, Ideation, Events, Social Media creative, Ideas decks. Industry awards include: SPD SILVER MEDAL. 2 SPD MERIT AWARDS. 3 DANDAD PENCIL AWARDS. BSME RISING STAR, BEST PRINT DESIGNER WINNER. PPA COVER OF THE YEAR SHORTLIST. All the projects featured here are testament to what happens when teamwork and big ideas come together. I've tried to credit anyone who's not yet on The Dots in my captions, focussing specifically on Art Departments but there's many other amazing brains behind the scenes to thank also. See instagram: @lisrah
  • Women of the Year, Event DesignGLAMOUR UK 2017, Condé Nast // Role: Art Director • Picture Director: Emma Ward, Art Editor: Daisy Dudley
  • GLAMOUR Biannual ***REDESIGN***Role: Creative Director, Re-design and re-imagining of the Condé Nast title GLAMOUR, and taking the magazine into its' next phase as Biannual publication. • Editor: Deborah Joseph, Publisher: Camilla Newman, Condé Nast
  • Karl Lagerfeld Self-portraitThe creative for this portrait was in answer to the feature title "The Titans behind Chanel", an editorial that looked into the people who worked closest with Karl Lagerfeld, Creative Director of Chanel. We were inspired by Mr. Lagerfelds "The Little Black Jacket" portfolio book that he shot that season, so in keeping with that style of black and white photography and lighting we knew that even a photograph of Mr. Lagerfeld's infamous high collar, suit and pony-tail would tell the devout fashio
  • BOOK: Muse with the MoonRole: Design Director • An interactive book designed to inspire your creativity using the moon phases as a guide. Published by Hardie Grant Books in 2019
  • The Fashion Start-UpsThis portfolio of images is from a shoot I art directed back in 2015 at ELLE, UK. I have always been greatly passionate about promoting the next generation of creative talents, so was overjoyed with the task of getting a window into British fashion designers and their teams at the very start of their career. I wanted to keep the photographs intimate and personal to tell the story and realness of each designer in their very unique spaces. The opening spread is of the highly acclaimed fashion desi
  • How Far Have Women Really Come?Response to a brief we received based on the many years of women marching for equality and the question: "How far have women really come?" Eg with stats like “Just 24 female CEOs lead the companies on the 2018 Fortune 500”, and the #MeToo movement highlighting a much needed rise up against sexism and inappropriate behaviour - it’s hard not to think that shift still needs to grow wider. It’s not about bashing men, and saying all men in senior positions are bad, it’s about saying there are still s
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Projects credited in
  • DaddyJeremy O. Harris melodrama is set in Bel Air, and tells the story of Franklin, an up-and-coming African American artist who starts a relationship with an older white rich art collector. His mother comes to visit and things take a surreal turn. I was inspired by pictures of artists in their studio, including Basquiat and Shantell Martin, and pulled some quotes from the script to represent Franklin’s obsession with father figures. Photography (David Jonsson) by Sebastian Nevols and letterings by
  • Glamour Magazine
  • ELLE UK 30 Years of LFW30 Years of LFW Feature
  • GlamourThe September cover
  • Glamour MagazineTear sheets from Glamour UK Magazine
  • Jenna Coleman for Glamour Oct '19Hair colour on Jenna by myself.
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Work history
    Creative Direction and Graphic DesignSelf Employed
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Clients include: Ogilvy, Hardie Grant Books, ELLE, Marks & Spencers, C-LL-CT-V-LY
    MentorThe Delicate Rébellion
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
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  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Print Campaigns
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Concept and Ideation
  • Brand Direction
  • Creative
  • Creative Art Direction
    BA(Hons) Graphic DesignUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - 16 John Islip St, Westminster, London SW1P 4JU, UK
    FIRST CLASS HONOURS. Chelsea College of Art and Design
    Foundation Diploma in Graphic DesignUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    DISTINCTION. London College of Communication
    PPA, Cover of the Year (Shortlist)PPA Awards
    GLAMOUR (UK) Cover: Kylie Jenner Subscribers cover
    SPD AWARD (Merit Winner)SPD
    ELLE Collections Category: Entire Issue
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