Saskia Millard

Saskia Millard

Graphic Designer and IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
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Saskia Millard

Saskia Millard

Graphic Designer and IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Hi I'm Saskia, I am 23 year old freelance graphic designer and illustrator. I am excited to gain industry experience and build on connections, despite the pandemic!
Projects
  • Commissioned Portraits
    Commissioned PortraitsHere are two commissioned illustrations I have created for clients over the years.
  • Playing Cards
    Playing CardsI set my self the task to design playing cards with the main objective to incorporate my illustrations in a packaged project. I pulled inspiration from 1970’s wallpaper patterns as a basis for the motif and challenged myself to use only two contrasting colours.
  • The Writing Jean
    The Writing JeanI am currently working for a client who is a freelance writer. She contacted me after seeing my playing card project on instagram and liked the 1970’s aesthetic of the swirly pattern I created. My client is in the process of establishing her brand, and hired me to design her a logo, business card and various other items. She wanted her logo and branding to resonate with 1970’s patterns and traditional shop signs. She specifically wanted a pattern resembling a DNA strain to feature, due to her
  • Badges of Recognition
    Badges of RecognitionMyself and my creative collective Rule of Three, graduated at the worst time possible: smack, bang in the middle of the pandemic. In a time full of uncertainty, we decided upon making a set of badges with the sole objective to congratulate our fellow newly grads. The messages received after designing and posting these packages, to our peers and friends, was one of shared comfort, acknowledgement and admiration. This project aided the three of us to not to be defeated by the bleak time, we were
  • Greeting Posters
    Greeting PostersUsing my illustrations I created 3 digital posters, saying hello in different languages. This is a fun means of me extending my own personal illustrations from pen and paper to a new medium.
  • > More Than Just A Pretty Face
    > More Than Just A Pretty FaceFor our 2020 submission to D&AD's New Blood Festival, we selected Google and HMTC's brief. As three young female designers we were instantly drawn to this brief. As a collective we have used this brief, as an opportunity to voice our outrage against, the objectification of women, along with our passion for typography. The objective behind the campaign, More Than Just A Pretty Face, is for any female to feel they are being taken seriously, within whatever they choose to do. Women have more to o
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Projects credited in
  • University of West London, BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Visual Communication and Illustration)
    University of West London, BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Visual Communication and Illustration)In the ever-evolving creative industries, graphic design now helps shape the way we respond to, think about, and interact with almost, well, everything! BA (HONS) GRAPHIC DESIGN (VISUAL COMMUNICATION & ILLUSTRATION) at the University of West London is rooted in the foundational aspects of graphic design like typography, illustration, problem-solving and idea generation while simultaneously being rigorously contemporary and forward-looking. We build skills and welcome the constant state of concep
Work history
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    Graphic DesignerThe Writing Jean
    London, United KingdomFreelance
Skills
  • Illustration
  • Print Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Animation Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Advert Design
Education
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    BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Visual Communication and Illustration)University of West London
    London, United Kingdom
    I am graduating this year after spending 3 amazing years studying a course; which I credit to opening my eyes to so many different elements, within the creative world.
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    BTEC Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design grade DISTINCTIONKingston College Of Art and Design
     - Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
    During my late teenage years, I discovered my love for graphic design and visual communication.