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Mikhail Shumakov

Graphic DesignerBristol, United Kingdom
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Mikhail Shumakov

Graphic DesignerBristol, United Kingdom
About me
Hi, I'm a multidisciplinary graphic designer hailing from Bristol, UK. Having learned English on the fly as a teen, I know that language is only one facet of human interaction, and my practice aims to marry utility and aesthetics with integrity, sensitivity, and attention to detail. I'm interested in proactive, future-conscious work across physical and digital media. Drop me a line - I'm available for work and collaboration!
Projects
  • Stay Classy - a brief journey into the aesthetics of the working classStay Classy is a publication exploring the relationship between the working class and design through examining my own class roots as a designer, appropriation of working class culture, and design aimed at the working class.
  • Analog JourneysAnalog Journeys is a collection of film photographs taken across the globe, reflecting emotions and experiences there; a travel log, a chronicle of the migrant experience, a view through the lens of a foreigner both at home and away. One year after the Maidan Revolution, I travelled home to Ukraine and spent a month documenting my homeland. Originally intended to be a photobook, the project outgrew this format when I decided to extend it beyond Ukraine’s borders. I designed and coded the site
  • Alisya Couture - branding an artisanAlisya Couture is a small, independent dressmaking business based in the South West of England, providing bespoke dressmaking and alterations services to clients locally and abroad. The visual identity was built around the ideas of simplicity and elegance, with a nod to some of Alisya's own aesthetic inspirations. It was important to convey Alisya's open, friendly personality as well as her aesthetic sense and meticulous approach to her craft.
Skills
  • Print Design
  • Html CSS
  • Javascript
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Studio Photography
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Web Design
Education
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    Graphic DesignUniversity of the West of England
     - Bristol, United Kingdom
    Bachelor of Arts degree with honours