Category Archives: desk

HTML email: Examples from Zone

I did a load of html emails for Zone Digital, here’s a small sample of them.

Website: Wings Alliance

Bristol Ground School asked me to rethink their Wings Alliance site.

Website: Serious Food

My first job for Winter Design.

Website: Backhouse

Backhouse specialises in small-medium sized housing developments primarily across the South West of England.

Website: Disc Golf UK

I recently started playing Disc Golf and came across a site selling discs in the UK.

Website: Joel Bugg

Joel understand the value of professional photography and so we had the joy of working with some really excellent images for this project.

Website: Aspen Concepts

This website offers them a simple CMS that does a lot of complex stuff in the background to make their website look great.

Website: England Green

England Green wanted something completely unique, with usability coming way down the list of priorities, and concept being at the top.

Website: Barney Cokeliss

Barney was about to head off to the Toronto International Film Festival, where he had a short film premiering when he realised that his website was very out of date…

HTML email: LT Studio

A MailChimp responsive email template for LT Studio.

Website: Nagaland

I designed and built this website for a Danish company.

Website Somerset FMT Clinic

A quick and easy WordPress site.

Website: English Weather

English Weather are a very very posh knitwear company.

Website: OUP Education

I suggested that with minimal code changes I could make the current website responsive, thereby eradicating the need to run two websites with the same information.

Website: Prevailing Analysis

Prevailing is a leading provider of engineering and analysis services to the wind farm industry.

Website: Noisy Little Monkey

The website needed to be big, brash, colourful and most importantly responsive. These guys are also really on updating, and add new blogs to their website on a daily basis.

Website: Interflow UK

Interflow UK are a the UK suppliers of various high end stainless steel products to the building industry, for example kitchen drainage ducts and air ventilation systems. Their products are installed in the kitchens at both Buckingham Palace and the House of Commons!

Website: Ethernet Ltd

The client needed a website in a hurry. I designed and built this website in two days.

Website: Aerosol Society

It’s hard to explain how outdated this website was without showing it..

Website: American Energy

An American oil company

Website: Harwood

Brief: Generic pictures of business people doing fantastic deals

Website: New Horizon Energy

A website for an oil company

Flash: E-learning module

Built in flash with SCORM functionality.

Flash: Zurich, The Edge

This was for a huge TV screen at a trade show.

Website: OUP US Higher Education

Website build for Oxford University Press

Website: OUP Brasil

Website build for Oxford University Press

Website: OUP Mexico

Website build for Oxford University Press

Website: Zurich Intranet microsite

To be honest Jack, you are the key person in getting this project to be where it is and you have been brilliant to deal with…

Website: OUP English Medium Education

Design and build for Oxford University Press

Website: Labels Zoo

An e-commerce website, selling integrated labels, which achieved £250,000 turnover in its first year of trading.

Silver Lining

A very simple e-commerce website selling homemade jewellery.

Website: LT Studio

Minimal – you haven’t seen anything yet!

Website: Edwards

An exciting opportunity to learn a new API to create an Estate Agents website

Illustration: Flying School

A very small selection of the 5,000 images I have redrawn for BGS.

Flash: Cargo Risk Academy

Flash animation for Zurich plc.

Flash: Nigel’s Pension

Kinetic text for Zurich Plc.

Flash: David’s Pension

Kinetic text for Zurich Plc.

Website: Zurich CommzKit

I translated this website into nine languages.

Website: Zenith Optimedia

Website build for True.

Website: Therapy For You

1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem.

Website: Merganser support for schools

A nice simple WordPress website.

Website: Merganser Consulting

To be honest, I still don’t fully understand what it is this company does!

Website: Whisk

Whisk! is a Bristol based catering and cafe company.

Website: Somerset Crimbeat

Somerset Crimbeat is a charity that give out money to projects aimed at improving local environments.

Website: Good Morning

Good Morning are a distributor to the catering industry.

Website: Flavour magazine

A website for foodies.

Website: Alternative Capital

This was a turnkey solution website which took only 10 working days to deliver.

Drupal website: Cloth magazine

A swanky new website for the sewing aficionado.

HTML email: True

A simple HTML email.

HTML email: Jongleurs

This is an email for Jongleurs Comedy Clubs.

HTML email: Zurich template

This is a template file used for internal emails.

HTML email: English Heritage

A complex HTML email build.

HTML email: True Digital

A complex html email build.

HTML email: Naturebotts

A complex html email build.

Flash: GI Kinetic Text

An internal promotional animation for Zurich

Flash: Dubai showreel

This is a showreel to ‘pump up’ Zurich’s agents in Dubai…

Flash: Animated banners

A campaign of over 200 banners!

Flash: Zurich4Protection Banners

Animated banner campaign for the zurich4protection website.

Website: Zurich 4 Protection

Sometimes it’s nice to be a very small cog in a very big machine.

Website: Crazy Cow

The client wanted a ‘fun yet professional’ design.

Print: Waterlily bath company

Posh baths for posh people.

Print: Soil Association

A pleasantly down to earth piece of work

Print: Rugby programmes

I got to meet quite a few of the team. Well, I didn’t actually meet them, but we all had breakfast in the same café at the same time.

Print: WMS Catalogue

This was my first job in print, back in 1998. Before the interview, I read the Quark Xpress manual from cover to cover.

Website: Cogent

This website uses Drupal CMS. I would always choose WordPress, but sometimes the client knows best!

Website Maintenance: Complete Coherence

Achieve exceptional performance, even under extreme pressure…

bristolGoundSchool

Website: Bristol Ground School

This is a complex website; not only does it sell courses (turnover £216,538.00 in the last annum!), it also enables students to book cramming courses from a list of scheduled events.

Website: Legend Events

This site was build in Joomla CMS (an inferior predecessor to Wordpress), and is huge! There are around 300 pages of content!

Website: The Raceway, Birmingham

This website came with one of my favorite briefs eve…

Print: Ultimatum

Ultimatum is an annual magazine which is sent to people who play Ultimate frisbee in the UK. For ten years I have been the designer of Ultimatum.

Website: The Lockout

I got to listen to new music from upcoming bands before anybody else had heard of them. Some of them never had a more enthusiastic audience than me!

Website: Jongleurs

We built and maintained the Jongleurs website from 2001 – 2009.

Website: Walkabout Bars

Situated in most city centres throughout the country, Walkabout (Aussie theme bar) now boasts 49 pubs… and counting!

Illustration: Kell

A Soundproof ‘Server Room in a Box’

Illustration: Fellows binders

I still don’t know what these machines actually do.

Illustration: Security items

Various items for a company that made security cameras and lighting.

Illustration: Binatone phones

The old dog n bone…

Illustration: Rexel binders

Bound to please!

Illustration: Aeroplanes.

Lovely pictures of a jumbo jet and a DC3.

Illustration: Britax

Technical illustration for a Britax child car seat manual.

Illustration: Parts of car engines

Line drawings of complicated lumps of metal.

Website: Ben DJ Art

I had long wanted to create the most simple site possible..

Website: Brodie Press

I had this design idea for ages, but was unable to persuade any business to go with it. Then Brodie Press came along and loved it.

Website: BC Photography

This is basically a fairly simple and robust HTML site.

Website: Cambridge IT

These guys offer great IT support, rescue and advice in the Cambridge area.

Website: iTransact

This website presented a number of technical problems that seemed impossible to solve…

Website: JAB group

JAB Group provide a bespoke recruitment service for sales and marketing appointments within the building industry and allied sectors.

Website: Gentect Homes

Gentect Homes is an innovative partnership of leading specialists who plan, design and build quality homes…

Website: Pure Fudge

This website is for a new mum who wants to sell fudge in her spare time between changing nappies (you couldn’t make this stuff up).

Website: Sector

iTransact contracted me to build this WordPress website