Art direction, illustration and layout for Made-Up, by Laura Jenkinson, published by Hardie Grant UK. I got all nostalgic and channeled Jem and the Holograms for this. A really fun book to work on and I'm pretty sure I can do a mean smokey eye now.
This is some pitch work for an Australian publisher. I didn't actually get the job but I was really pleased with how these illustrations turned out.
Art direction, illustration and layout for I want to sleep, by Harriet Griffey. The first book in a series of six (soon to be seven!) books published by Hardie Grant UK. This self help book series takes serious topics and breaks them down into easy to digest info which is practical and extremely useful.
This series of illustrations were created for Thomas Cook Travel magazine to highlight family holiday ideas in Turkey.
Art direction, illustration and layout for I want to be Confident, the fourth book in the series by Harriet Griffey. Published by Hardie Grant UK.
Illustration, art direction and layout for Spare Change by Iona Bain, published by Hardie Grant UK. A clever wee book with great practical advice for saving money that was surprisingly fun to work on. I'll always jump at the chance to illustrate Dolly Parton.
Cover illustration for I want to be Creative, the sixth book in the series by Harriet Griffey. Published by Hardie Grant UK. Maternity leave meant I couldn't do the internal design and illustration for this one but I managed to do the cover which was fun.
Art direction, illustration and layout for I want to be Organised, the third book in the series by Harriet Griffey. Published by Hardie Grant UK.
Personal work. Portrait of Mathilda (played by Natalie Portman) in the film Léon: The Professional.
Art direction for Alimentari by Linda and Paul Jones. Published by Hardie Grant Books Australia.
I'm currently honing my storyboarding skills. Here are a few examples of practice frames.
Art direction, illustration and layout for I want to be Happy, the fifth in the series by Harriet Griffey. Published by Hardie Grant UK.
Some examples of logos and icons I've created. In order of appearance:
Branding and website design created for Bolder. An excellent blog curated by Helen Cathcart (photographer) and Dominique Afacan (writer) which celebrates inspirational people over 70.
Logo design for London specialist publisher, Paradise Road.
Self promotional logo.
Suite of icons created for 2degrees for use online, in-store and across their marketing.
Suite of icons for originally created for Flight Centre's magazine Travel Ideas which were then incorporated across all their marketing.
Book design and illustration for Rome, by Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi. Published by Hardie Grant UK. Photography by the brilliant Helen Cathcart. I salivated my way through designing this book. Some really lovely recipes and beautiful photography of Rome too.
One of my favourite movies of all time.
Art direction, illustration and layout for I Want to Be Calm, by Harriet Griffey. The second in a series published by Hardie Grant UK.
A selection of botanical illustrations for an ongoing personal project.
Harper Collins asked me to create an illustrative version of their famous fire and water logo to celebrate 130 years of publishing in New Zealand. The illustration incorporates New Zealand author names and titles from over the years. A lot of fun to work on if you like puzzles. Which I do!
I spent time as Group Art Director for Ink Global publishing in London. I oversaw the team of ten art directors and designers and also personally worked on a range of magazines the company produced. Here's a selection of work from Eurostar's Metropolitan magazine, PrivatAir magazine and Germanwings magazine.
Art direction, hand lettering, illustration and layout for A Lot On Her Plate by Rosie Birkett, published by Hardie Grant UK. A gorgeous collection of recipes by Rosie and beautiful photography by Helen Cathcart. A joy to work on!
I worked with the guys at Fly to create six limited edition bottles for Pump water. Pump collaborated with a selection of lifestyle brands and consumers could participate online by creating a personal lifestyle collection to match their chosen Pump bottle. Photography by Jared Clark.