A small snapshot of my archived designs, collaborations and personal projects.

AppDirect Yearbook—Spectrum

AppDirect produce an annual yearbook for their employees to tell the story of the company's development and capture the experience of working there. Collaborating with a team of five I helped create the Spectrum edition with conceptual contributions and layout design.

Created at AppDirect DSGN HAUS
Designed with Alex Capasso, Carolyn Cuykendall, Ben Domanico and Joe Mayo.

Salesforce E-Book

I designed an e-book, AppExchange for Everyone, AppSuperusers Share Their Secrets, for Salesforce.

Aspen Institute New Voices Fellowship

I designed a look book of profiles for the New Voices Fellowship at the Aspen Institute, a groundbreaking initiative helping to bring expert voices from the developing world into the global development discussion. 

Created at BUREAU BLANK
Designed with Patti Look

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Morton Fraser

I designed this document storage box design for Morton Fraser, one of Britain's leading full-service law firms, demonstrating the flexibility of their identity and corporate guidelines.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN
Designed with Stephen Kelman
Photography by Alistair Smith

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ChangeLab Solutions

ChangeLab Solutions provides solutions for America’s most common and preventable diseases by promoting healthier choices. We partnered with them to imagine a digital solution for advancing childhood obesity efforts across the US. Our solution was a focused, easy-to-use platform, both a web app and a TA tracking system, that can quickly iterate and evolve. You can read blog posts about the project here and here.

Created at BUREAU BLANK
Designed with Lara Mossler, Josh Katris and John Kester

Scottish Athletics Senior National Championships

I designed the identity and marketing materials for the Scottish Athletics Senior National Championships event.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

Causewayside Church

As Victoria Tollcross and Shettleston Old Parish Church merged in Glasgow to form Causeway Church, I created their new, united identity.

28 Days

28 Days is a new hormonal calendar, meditation practice and art project by conceptual artist Lara Mossler. I designed the identity along with covers for the journal and meditation guide.

Designed with Lara Mossler

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Burnt Island

Burnt Island is a folk band based around the songs of writer Rodge Glass. I designed album promotional material and artwork for the single The Moments Before.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

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Scottish Parliament

I designed these Building Tour Guide leaflets as part of a creative pitch for The Scottish Parliament.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

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Steel Engineering Ltd.

Steel Engineering Limited are one of the largest steel fabricators in Britain. I designed their 'S' marque with inspiration from the shape of a rivet and applied their new identity to a range of collateral.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

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Glasgow Caledonian University

GCU is an innovative and modern university attracting students from all over the globe. I designed the marketing materials and exhibition system they use to communicate key messages when speaking to potential international students in their home countries.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

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Tidbit

Every effective team shares information from critical memos to lol-cat photos. Tidbit is a communications product, developed by Bureau Blank, making sharing simple and useful with a low-profile interface to take the weight off your email. I designed the Tidbit identity, a playful origami frog, inspired by the tidbits of information hopping from screen to screen.

Created at BUREAU BLANK

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CollegePoint

CollegePoint is a Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative helping top students from low to moderate-income families gain access to higher education. I created their identity.

Created at BUREAU BLANK

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Legacy Cleaning

Silent Giant Productions is film production company based in New York City and Los Angeles. I designed the poster, promotional materials and credits for their award-winning short film Legacy Cleaning.

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Jersey City Medical Center

I designed print and email communications materials for Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) and the Liberty Health Foundation.

Created at HARRISON RAND

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Michilli

Michilli Inc. provides high quality construction services to clients in the commercial, retail and residential sectors. I created designs for their website, promotional materials and sub-brands.

Created at BUREAU BLANK
Designed with Alison Chan and Leah Pincsak.

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Heriot Watt University

These images were created as part of a branding pitch for Heriot-Watt University, one of Britain’s top universities for business and industry. With the largest international student cohort of any Scottish university and a curriculum focused on dealing with world issues, we identified the importance of marketing their ‘global’ credentials. I created the concept of a visual language where the ‘swooshes’ would construct a central globe and while ultimately an alternative design was adopted, my Distinctly Global copy writing was successfully integrated across all their marketing materials.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

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Stephen Duncan Photography

Stephen Duncan is an acclaimed wedding photographer based in the South of England. I understood that when you select a wedding photographer you're placing a lot of trust in someone capturing your big day in a professional and timeless manner. It was these qualities, along with Stephen's mantra of 'relaxed, informal and unobtrusive' I strove to incorporate when designing his identity and marketing materials.

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One Year on the East Coast

This was a personal project I undertook to record my first year living on the East Coast of America. I completed a photo-a-day project before designing a book called One Year on the East Coast to collect the best images.

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Petsky Prunier Deal Notes

Petsky Prunier is a leading investment bank serving the technology, media and marketing industries. For over a decade they have produced research reports for their clients and, with the development of this service, the reports have evolved into two individual documents. I redesigned the reports along with the Deal Notes area of their website where they are published, addressing the challenge of representing complex information with a clear, color-coded system to differentiate sectors and aid navigation.

Created at BUREAU BLANK
Website designed by Alison Chan. Built by Josh Reisner.

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North American Limestone Corp.

North American Limestone Corporation (NALC) is an Indiana-based quarry producing a range of high quality crushed and fine grind limestone products. I designed a suite of packaging for these products with an emphasis on simple, stand-out branding and clear identification.

Created at BUREAU BLANK

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Shelter

Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity, works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing. The Time to Get a Move In promotion, which I also named, ran at summer festivals to raise awareness of homelessness, while the Advice Online campaign focussed on directing service users to the Shelter website.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

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Poppyscotland

Poppyscotland is a veterans charity supporting ex-Servicemen and women and their families. I have designed a number of documents, advertisements and identities to support their campaigns which raise over £2 million each year. I have also created a series of communication materials and newsletters for Veterans Scotland, an association related to Poppyscotland who bring branches of the veterans' community together.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

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The International Office

This guide was created for The University of Edinburgh's International Office which supports staff and students from outside the UK. The design was inspired by flight tags and airport signage.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

Destiny Music

I designed the CD packaging for the self-titled album by Destiny Music, a Christian group associated with Destiny Church. Pleased with the result, they commissioned a second volume.

Volume 2 created with Doug Summers

Snacks After Swimming

Snacks After Swimming is an anthology of the best new creative writing in Scotland I designed with Alison Pert. Complete with a photo essay, the book was initiated by The University of Glasgow in conjunction with their Creative Writing course.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN
Designed with Alison Pert

Wedding Stationery

This is a bit of a self-indulgent one; the wedding stationery I created when Lynne and I tied the knot. It featured our initials locking together in a heart shape.

Killing The Messenger

I designed the cover for Killing the Messenger, a political thriller by award-winning author, Christopher Wallace.

Created at FREIGHT BOOKS

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The Opportunity Agenda

The Opportunity Agenda is a national public interest organization dedicated to expanding equal opportunity for all Americans. Vision, Values and Voice is their social justice communications toolkit, designed to guide advocates through the process of creating a compelling narrative. Infused with comic book references, the website features Helvetika Bolda superhero with the powerful ability to communicate effectively.

Created at BUREAU BLANK
Designed with Allegra Fisher. Built by Diego Lorenzo and Kristofer Hoyos.

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Platform

Platform is Glasgow’s most aspirational venue for the arts. These quarterly What's On guides, designed with Craig Bickett, feature abstract shapes inspired by the architecture of the building.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN
Designed with Craig Bickett

Hansel and Gretel

These promotional materials were designed for Hansel and Gretel, produced by Catherine Wheels, an award-winning and internationally touring children’s theatre company.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

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Wedding Stationery

This is a bit of a self-indulgent one; the wedding stationery I created when Lynne and I tied the knot. It featured our initials locking together in a heart shape.

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World Cup Gymnastics

These concept visuals were presented to Glasgow Life for the Gymnastics World Cup. The designs were eventually unused but it was an interesting project to work on.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

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Precious Cargo

Precious Cargo is a Cultural Olympiad 2012 event run by Bradford Museums. The identity and designs, referencing objects in their collections from around the world, were applied to promotional items across a number of exhibitions to attract a young audience.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society promotes awareness of the architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh. I designed a suite of literature and a visual language to carry forward the Mackintosh brand, targeting two distinct markets in tourism and investors.

Created at FREIGHT DESIGN

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An American Road Trip

These designs were created as part of a personal project, collecting images from a road trip through the American Southwest in a photobook.

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MeatJar

I designed the identity for MeatJar, a proposed gourmet burger restaurant in Glasgow.

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Kizzy Star

I created an identity for Kizzy Stara powerpop band signed to the indie label Flowers in the Dustbin.

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CrowdTwist

CrowdTwist is an industry-leading provider of loyalty and analytics solutions. We created a series of ads to promote their loyalty reward programs.

Created at BUREAU BLANK
Designed with Allegra Fisher and Adrian Hopkins