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28 February 2017

Art Direction Styling and Advert Design

Garbanzo, an established healthy snack food brand selling in Holland & Barrett amongst other retailers, approached me with a brief for an advert for Vegan Life magazine. After research and some mood board discussions I came up with an advert format that needed some good product photography, making a pattern from their flavour ingredients. I thought…

20 February 2017

Wedding Stationary Design & Accessories

This is the wedding stationary I designed and made for my wedding. I used vintage etchings, botanical illustrations and disco balls for the imagery. I made a freshwater pearl, glass flower bead and cut glass and mother of pearl brow chain for the wedding day, pearl and glass bead hair clips for the 7 brides maids…

16 February 2017

Freelance Designer London

Glitter Necklace by Polly Playford Design This is a necklace I designed, made and photographed. I photographed it on a mirror I had etched with acid to give it a mottled effect for an interior design project I was working on. The crystals in blue and pink come from one of those crystal trees you…

1 February 2017

Bespoke wallpaper design

Bespoke wallpaper design So I created this design from some ink textures I painted on watercolour paper for another branding project. I also used some old botanical prints of hydrangeas and leaves and scanned in graph paper for some detail. There’s also a bird wing with a photo of feather textures inside it. I used the…

1 February 2017

50 Design Tips eBook

50 Design Tips eBook Route Print asked me to send them some design tips for their e-book. As always I’m happy to say what I think. Read the e-book here. These are my top tips: 24. Always Be On The Lookout For Interesting Textures & Imagery. A good brick wall or some recycled paper, photograph…