Contents : Design

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland : an abstract book cover
Design

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland : an abstract book cover

Book covers are boring again. After exploring mid-century graphic design, I started designing my own. First up: the classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

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Don’t destroy my future
Design

Don’t destroy my future

A graphic inspired by the ongoing climate emergency and my hopes for my daughters’ futures

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Why waste time on mobile editorial design? We all know the result…
Design

Why waste time on mobile editorial design? We all know the result…

Truth is a mobile screen is small and there’s not a lot of editorial design you can do with it. Maybe you’re better off directing your budget elsewhere?

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It’s full of plastic!
Design

It’s full of plastic!

A discarded magazine cover concept has taken on a new life as an anti-plastic pollution poster.

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Commuting in London is bad. Did you know it was this bad?
Design

Commuting in London is bad. Did you know it was this bad?

After years of making the morning commute into London, I escaped. Hundreds of thousands aren’t so lucky and still brave overcrowded trains to make their way to work.

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Your post is long and boring. Use a few graphics to liven it up.
Design

Your post is long and boring. Use a few graphics to liven it up.

Long form articles can look like walls of text to be fought through. Think about breaking them up a bit. Maybe with some simple graphics.

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If we have a chat about typography, this is what I mean…
Design

If we have a chat about typography, this is what I mean…

Technical terms and jargon can make understanding fonts quite challenging. This simple infographic pulls out those most commonly used.

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We need to talk about colour
Design

We need to talk about colour

Understanding how colour contrasts can help you work together with your designer to create more effective marketing materials.

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Suzuki Hustler: an advertising concept for a Japanese kei car
Design

Suzuki Hustler: an advertising concept for a Japanese kei car

I wanted to experiment with some advertising concepts that would appeal more to a Japanese audience than a western one. The Suzuki Hustler was my focus.

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The business model canvas doesn’t fit. So I fixed it for their investment prospectus.
Design

The business model canvas doesn’t fit. So I fixed it for their investment prospectus.

A investment prospectus included a business model canvas. The challenge was presenting it in a way that flowed for print and tablet.

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Soviet avant-garde movie posters are awesome. Here’s my take…
Design

Soviet avant-garde movie posters are awesome. Here’s my take…

Inspired by early Soviet avant-garde movie posters, I’ve created posters that combine montage, photo manipulation and bright, bold colours.

About Ross A Hall

I'm a freelance content manager and editorial designer. I work with small and growing businesses so they get the most out of their content.

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