I’m a Graphic Design graduate from Falmouth University, during my years at Falmouth I’ve grown to love editorial design, from the editing process to the craft, I just can’t get enough! However that doesn’t stop me from venturing into brand identity from time to time - I’m particularly drawn to taking on social taboos. Like pretty much all designers, I strive to make a positive change; I find my passion for design really comes out when I’m taking on a challenging taboo topic. I want to encourage people to think about the issues that don’t tend to cross their minds in day to day life.
- Portfolio In ProgressI’m particularly interested in editorial design, therefore as well as creating a digital portfolio, I also wanted to create a physical copy. I’ve included projects which I’m currently working on, as well as projects which I’d like to pick up again sometime in the future. I wanted these projects to be those which demonstrated my strengths in design, with subject matters that I enjoyed producing work on. I’ve discovered that over my past 3 years at Falmouth I’m particularly drawn to a taboo topic
- The Beautiful EverydayCollaboration Cj James, PJ Pan Initially created as an editorial, collaborating the photography of CJ James, PJ Pan + Megan Freeman. The photography series follows the beauty captured in everyday life within the natural + man made environments of different cultures (locations Amstadam, China, UK). After compleating the editorial I decided to progress the project further by capturing the sounds of the everyday and turning the photograohy series in an album in the style of Jeremie Saindon.
- FlowBRIEF: Create a service, brand experience, campaign, digital or social experience or product (app or digital build for example) that: get girls engaged with sport - focusing on one of those that needs the greatest shift - focus on removing the mental or physical barriers that prevent girls from getting onto, or staying on, the fields, courts and pitches. This isn’t just about coming up with an amazing spectacle. This is all about considering how your solution would work in this setting and lead
- Sexual SymbolismFocus primarily on the visual content inside the zine. Play and experiment with the concept of layering and scanning using different transparencies and layouts to represent the repression of the body during sex. Layering artists work and symbolic imagery, the zine will use personal, up-close, textured photography reflecting the intimacy within the act of sex. The editorial will then be placed within a plastic screen sown shut at the top. Its up to the reader to choose as to whether they want to
- Mind The GapWe’re using the location of the underground to open up a conversation more intimate that rush hour to raise awareness of the orgasm gap and the inequalities surrounding female sexual pleasure. We’ve decided to use a location that’s notorious for its lack of communication + awkwardness surrounding human intimacy and make the conversation of the orgasm gap unavoidable. Reversing the social stereotypes of the underground. We’re interrupting daily interaction using the many advertisement platforms
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- Falmouth University, BA(Hons) Graphic DesignThe course aims to produce adaptive and curious thinkers who can respond to the continually evolving societal and business needs of our contemporary world with purposeful and innovative graphic design solutions. Personal development and direction is nurtured through our studio community, so they can build the reflective, intellectual, critical and craft skills appropriate for their idea and its delivery; to provoke change and challenge the creative industry and the subject's future. https://www33
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- Editorial Design
- Brand Identity
- Campaign Design
- Packaging Design
- Screen Print