Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Five Days of Design, 19-23 March in Bristol

I just wanted to post a little mention about the Five Days of Design event being organized by the West of England Design Forum, definitely think it will be worth checking out!

Here's the news release from their website: “Five Days of Design is a five-day programme of events taking place from 19-23 March in Bristol bringing local businesses and design agencies together to boost economic growth.

Five Days of Design strengthens connections between business, technology and design, driving economic growth by helping companies to use design to become more innovative and successful. Five Days of Design aims to help businesses understand design and the strategic business benefits, and help designers promote themselves and design effectively.”

For more information on all of the Five Days for Design events click here.

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Design of Friends' Newsletter for the University of Bristol Botanic Garden

I've just completed a redesign of the Friends' Newsletter for the University of Bristol Botanic Garden Spring 2012 issue. This is an A5 quarterly publication which is 32 pages in size. The page structure and design allows for greater flexibility throughout the various sections of the publication. I provided a consistent and clean design using two fonts and a set colour palette of greys, greens, and creams. Below are some double page spreads from the Spring issue.

Monday, 20 February 2012

Design of Learning Module looking at Positive Mental Health Issues

I recently designed an A5, 16 page learning module looking at positive mental health issues. The publication was being sold to a target market consisting of Irish secondary school students from the ages of 12 to 18 and would sit in the middle of a student diary. The learning module had to be designed with specific regard to the subject matter of the module, the target market and the rest of the pre-established product. Below are some of the designs that I produced for my client alongside their very kind feedback.


"David produced a very crisp, clean and consistent layout design within 24 hours of being awarded the project which is an outstanding turnaround time. David also came back to us before starting the job to clarify things we had not included in our brief which demonstrates his understanding of the client and the product. I am happy to recommend him as a contractor. "