I’m Richard Gregory, graphic designer, creative director and image-maker. I’ve been a professional designer for 40 years and running my own practice since 1992, specialising in brand communications. My work is based around intelligent, relevant ideas applied across printed and digital media. I run projects from strategy to delivery. My studio is in Dorset, England; recent clients come from Europe, Australia and across the UK. The practice is a member of the Design Business Association. I have extensive experience in the arts, education, engineering, tech and travel sectors.Locked Pro Plan feature
I own and run an independent graphic design-led creative consultancy: • working one-to-one with CEOs, CMOs and owners of client companies • supporting marketing agencies as de facto creative director Clients since 1992 include AECC (Bournemouth University), Arts&Business, Austria Travel, Bryanston School, Dialogic, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Superior Seals, Travel Club of Upminster
Sessional lecturing for the second and third year communications design degree students over a ten-year period.
Design director, embedded in a team of 25 creative and production specialists. Clients included British Airways, Outspan, Thomas Cook Travel
Joint creative head of 17-strong design unit specialising in marketing and brand communications. Clients included The Boase Massimi Pollitt Group, Citibank, Clark’s Shoes, Dulux, Jones Lang Wootton, the Met Office, Nicholson’s Brewery, Woolmark
Paired with a writer to run creative work on a spread of agency accounts including Borax, Engelhard, HP, JVC, NCR, Poste Haste, Polytechnic of Central London, Science of Cambridge (Sinclair)
Assisting the studio manager, design lead on accounts including Cadbury, Schweppes, Land Rover, Allied Breweries
Writing type specs for metal and photo setting, artworking, assisting the creative director on a range of industrial and technical accounts
One year multidisciplinary foundation and three year vocational design diploma course
A christmas card. The twelve days of christmas are described in terms of a 1890s music hall programme with contemporary poster-style typography to match in a modern colour palette.
I commissioned and art-directed Dan Fern for illustrations in a corporate capability brochure by Citibank Mortgages. The intended reader was investment bank leaders. Dan produced a trio of works that took cover and full page positions. The design team then fragmented the illustrations for use as visual punctuation within the typographic narrative of the brochure. Tim Fendley (applied_wayfinding) and I shared credits for design and typography.