Illustration for an article about designing outside of the usual boxy, structured web design rules.
Portrait of legendary American Wrestler 'Stone Cold Steve Austin', for an article on his advocacy and love of analogue watches in a digital age.
An illustration for the Speech & Language Therapists journal; about using the right tools to make decisions on treatment for patients.
Various B&W illustrations created for Men's Health UK
Illustration for an article about the lack of diversity in the tech conference speaking circuit. Author Denise Jacobs explains how she wants more women and people with diverse ethnic backgrounds to be out there speaking.
For an article, about how developers should refocus their efforts on HTML/web apps, to create great platform agnostic experiences, rather than building native apps.
This article was all about bringing a group of people together inside a company for an intensive period of work; a 'Design Sprint', to achieve something substantial, by condensing major steps in the process, into a short space of time.
Full page illustration and Spots for a feature on getting your finances in order, with a fun fitness bent!
Illustration for an article about sharing research between 'Hubs'.
For an article about the search to 'hurry along' Baseball games, as they get ever longer, apparently due to sluggish pitching.
Illustration for an article on Dr Dre and his 'Beats' brand; which is expanding into the 'subscription music service' space, with it's Spotify competitor, 'Beats Music'.
Various B&W illustrations created for Men's Health UK
Live long and prosper, Leonard Nimoy.
For an article about our connected world and how our most common devices; phones and tablets, are becoming invisible as people adopt wearable devices, with apps and technologies that link wirelessly with us.
Illustrations for a feature about X-Games sports, with an opener about Shaun White, Pro Snowboarder.
Illustration for an article all about designing user experiences that go beyond the user interface, and working with company boardroom's to create customer experience.
Illustrations for an article on famous figures who have odd/unique credits to their name; Winston Churchill is said to have prepared for difficult negotiations by sticking a hatpin into a cigar and smoking it until the attention of the entire audience was on the impossibly long ash. Charlie Chaplin who was famously asked to design a banana peel gag - he did so in his own irreverent style. And Sophia Lauren, who said "everything that you see, I owe to spaghetti" - referring to her figure.
For an article about unusual sports; from top to bottom: Muggle Quidditch, Ddakji, Kabadi.
For an article about improving the design of mobile web experiences, delivering desktop-class design to the smaller screen.
A DPS and Spots, for an article in the Dutch technology magazine 'Emerce'; about the new era of connected/wearable technologies and their app ecosystem.
For an article about preparing your body for Washington's 'Marine Corps Marathon' in unconventional ways; having a vitamin IV, being hypnotised, and using a Hyperbaric chamber!
For an article about reflecting on last year's conference.
Two illustrations for the November '14 issue of Men's Health Australia about Crowd sourcing to get stuff done, and kitting yourself out with Golfing gadgetry.
An article about a new app the NHS is trialling to help expecting mothers create a birth-plan and choose a place of birth that's right for them.
For Issue 257 of Net Magazine, i was proud to work on an illustration for this serious article about living and coping Depression in the developer community.
For an article about the value of good people skills, in particular being a good listener!
I was invited to work on this image for the launch issue of the redesigned 'Net Magazine'. The article discusses the sometimes misplaced geek stereotypes of developers/programmers, internet memes and the risk of conformity. I wanted to capture the humour and extremes of these stereotypes bringing the memes and geek-culture imagery together in one illustration.
Illustrations for the cover story about fake businesses stealing money from customers.
A fun spot illustration for an article on using 'Kanban' (the Japanese for 'sign board'); a productivity and organisational technique pioneered by Toyota in the 1950's. I chose to focus my illustration on a key principle from the article, "most of our brain is wired for processing visual information".
Some years ago I created an eccentric character of a Wine Connoisseur for Apropol; it was well received and recently they asked me to revisit this character for a new series of images about quality control in wine and beer.
This issue's cover story is all about 'Future Food'; lab-grown meat and edible insects...yum? I was delighted to be ask to create the Cover, aswell as a Full-page, Half-page, and Spots illustrations dotted around the issue.
Monthly spots for the Discovery Channel's magazine, three spots that link back to mini articles which all share a similar theme.
In order: AMPT (Automated Magazine Page Turner), Wild West, Cube Sats, Assassinations, Weird Memory Aids, Social Media Emergencies
For an article about pooling research and expertise in the field of speech and language.
My second illustration in the monthly ‘Voices’ column of Net Magazine; this essay studies the relationship between members of a team working ‘remotely’, and how to get the best out of that team. I interpreted a dysfunctional distributed team, how there can be great difference as well as distance in teams. With special attention to making sure the characters mirrored each other while making it apparent they were in two separate locations.
For Bulletin magazine, the journal for Speech & Language Therapists; the article is about collecting evidence based research, and making sense of all the information that is available to therapists to make informed decisions.
Various images for Net Magazine.
These are a small selection of the various spot illustrations for Wired UK, who i have enjoyed working with on their eclectic stories, since 2011.
In order: Hackathon, Miky Lee, Biological Concrete, Matmos, The Quiet Revolution in Medicine, How to Prepare Raw Meat, Teacherbots.
These are a small selection of the monthly How-To spot illustrations for GQ Germany that i worked on for over a year. Each article needed a 'before' and 'after' image representing the 'right' and 'wrong' way to do something, the topics covered were largely DIY in nature.
In order: How-To; Remove a Wall Plug, Paint your home, Make the most of your space, Install a Ceiling Fan, Unblock the sink, Paint Furniture.
To accompany an article about the giant 'Fatberg' (blockage of fat) in the London sewer system last year; it was predominantly made up of fat and wet-wipes. The AD wanted an old B-Movie feel to the illustration, playfully eerie and disconcerting, while sticking to the reality of the story. Yuk!
To accompany an OBOS article about the Irish economy and the effect the Euro has had on Ireland.
A full page illustration for Vegas Seven’s ‘Storytelling’ issue (issue #137). The article was about a kind of modern day cowboy; a guy that parked where he wanted, and kicked the car 'boots' (clamps) off his tyres, his rebel nature 'getting the girl'.