Ross Laidlaw

Ross Laidlaw

Graphic DesignerNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Ross Laidlaw

Ross Laidlaw

Graphic DesignerNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
About me
  • beam
    beamThe Brief Create a drinks brand that has a functional benefit beyond the primary purpose of refreshment. My Solution beam aims to bring the energy of sunshine into peoples lives through our drink. We want to help people enjoy the dark winter months as much as the beautiful, bright summer time. Over half (57%) of adults say that their overall mood is worse in the winter season compared to the summer season, and who can blame them? beam helps to improve your mood in these dull days to inspire opt
  • Crow Gin
    Crow GinThe Brief To create a brand personality, identity and packaging for a new gin hitting the market next year called Crow Gin. Crow Gin is distilled only in North America and uses botanicals from Yellowstone River Valley, Montana, USA. My Solution Create a gin that differentiates itself from the current market and focusing largely on the point of sale of the bottles to create a unique selling point and standing out on the shelves.  The Gin The buyers have two options. The standard gin (blue label
  • Handles.
    Handles.Handles' vision is to make riding bikes look better while collaborating with artists to celebrate unique personalities. All our bikes are different as they are designed by local artists who put their instagram handles on the bikes to help get their name out. We are collaborating with the 2020 European city of culture Galway and their annual International Arts Festival to launch our brand, helping over 230,000 people move around the festivals 33 venues dotted about the city in an exciting new
Projects credited in
  • Northumbria University, BA (Hons) Graphic Design
    Northumbria University, BA (Hons) Graphic DesignBA (Hons) Graphic Design is a globally recognised course that sharpens creativity, develops our student’s problem solving abilities, enhances their graphic language, presentation and production skills. We provide a friendly and challenging studio environment, specifically designed to replicate the industry workplace, using critique and feedback techniques employed industry-wide.
  • Branding
  • Packaging Design
  • Identity Design
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Brand Activation
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Northumbria University
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Between 2017 and 2020 I studied branding at Northumbria University and achieved a first class degree. In September 2020 I will start studying an MA in Communication Design.