Through Almon I've worked on numerous books – some projects have been for full cover and internal page design while others have been for cover design only. I also transfer printed book files into e-books as epub and mobi files.
Responsible for creating, developing and co-ordinating the visual identity of all the elements of Sain – this meant designing independent logos and identities for various sub-labels and company divisions. Designing covers and booklets for CD, DVD and CD-Rom for artists in a wide range of genres – classical, folk, middle-of-the-road, choral, rock, experimental; catalogues, adverts, pamphlets, posters and marketing banners of all shapes and sizes. Responsibility for the technical specifications and requirements of every computer file sent out to printers.
Designed title sequences and graphic elements for television programmes. Directed camera and lighting work on a studio floor when required to create special imagery for programme titles. Worked on live broadcasts, feeding names and information direct to screen. Productions were mainly broadcast on S4C but also worked on programmes seen on BBC, ITV, Channel 4.
Started by working on layouts using a drawing board, ink, card and wax as well as in a darkroom on reprographic work but over time I started to design more and more.
This scholarly and accessible dictionary, the first of its kind in Wales, deals with most of the place-names of Wales as well as prominent features of the landscape. For each name, the authors provide the evidence of historical forms and dates, identify the etymological elements, comment on the derivation, meaning and linguistic development, and explain the topographic, social or historical si... read more
Ellis Wynne, 1671-1734, was a rector, poet, translator and royalist, but he’s primarily known as the author of Gweledigaethau y Bardd Cwsg which was first published in London in 1703. The Sleeping Bard is led through three visions following the path of sinners on their way to hell. Filled with imagination, originality and satire, Wynne’s visions are written in the natural and idiomatic languag... read more
“Mab llwyn a pherth oedd Enoc Huws, ond nid yn Sir Fôn y ganwyd ef.”Y frawddeg agoriadol, y nofel a’r awdur amlycaf ym myd y nofel Gymraeg.Mae ’na farwolaeth ar gychwyn y nofel a phriodas ar ei diwedd ond rhwng rheiny cawn gyfarfod â housekeeper, plismon, gweinidog a chrydd yn ogystal ag ambell ddihiryn ac humbug.Roedd Daniel Owen, 1836-1895, yn deiliwr yn Yr Wyddgrug ac yn disgrifio’i gymdeit... read more
W H Davies, born in Newport in 1871, is famous for his poem Leisure, which opens - “What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.”In A Poet’s Pilgrimage, published in 1918, he tries to take time to stand and stare on his walking tour from Carmarthen to London. He describes his route and the people he meets on the road and at the roadside taverns - hawkers, tramps, beg... read more
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