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Planning a design workshop for teenagers

By in Blog 25th Jan, 2017 0 Comments

At the end of last year I was asked by the Ahead Partnership if I'd be interested in delivering a workshop at a local school. The workshop was to be part of an enterprise day aiming to connect students with local businesses. I didn't know much about working as a freelancer when I was at…

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Creating an illustrated food map of Italy

By in Blog 30th Oct, 2016 0 Comments

Back in July I was approached by publisher's Hodder & Stoughton to design a map of Italy that showed all the different types of food produced in the country's regions. The map was to be used in Gino D'Acampo's new cook book 'Gino's Hidden Italy'. Working from a big list of food types I started…

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Illustrating Children’s Books for Simon & Schuster

By in Blog 20th Jun, 2016 0 Comments

Over the past year I've been lucky enough to work with the good folks at Simon & Schuster publishing in New York. I literally had to pinch myself when an email popped into my inbox asking if I'd be interested in working on a series of children's books with them. Written by Chloe Perkins, each…

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Creating an Illustrated Magazine Cover for Bulletin

By in Blog 28th Mar, 2016 0 Comments

Last month I was asked if I'd like to create an illustration for the cover of Bulletin - the monthly magazine for the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT). The brief included the magic words 'map' and 'board game' so I immediately jumped at the chance. The illustration was to be used to…

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