I am London based freelance designer and art director - mainly working for the print/publishing/media industries on a wide variety of projects including food and drink, craft, travel, fashion, health, beauty, lifestyle, interiors, gardening, art and photography.
I specialise in non-fiction, illustrated print books and can take projects through from original concept, development and styling, through to finished design and layout, commissioning and art directing photography and illustrators, picture researching and preparing files ready to print.
Clients include: Abbeville Press, Barron's Educational, BBC, Bridgewater, Chronicle, Clarkson Potter, Dorling Kindersley, Fil Rouge Press, Fox Chapel, Gaia, Godsfield, Hamlyn, IPC, Ivy Press, Kingfisher, KitchenAid, M&S, Marshall Cavendish, Mitchell Beazley, National Trust, Octopus, Pavilion, Penguin Group, Quarto, Quintet, Reader's Digest, Rizzoli, Simon & Schuster, Sterling.
Please contact me to discuss your requirements.
Working for a variety of illustrated publishing companies on a wide selection of projects including food and drink, travel, fashion, health, beauty, lifestyle, interiors, gardening, art and photography
Art Director responsible for Interior design, art, style, design, DIY, architecture, photography, craft and flower arranging titles
Responsible for interior design, craft, performing arts and photography lists. extensive concept to presentation work, publishing eight titles per year
Eyewitness Travel Guide to Paris, France and Spain
Responsible for budgets and schedules, organisation of design team and picture research, commissioning of cartography, illustrations and location photography
Design and development of various new magazines, commissioning photographers, stylists, home economists, art directing studio and location photography
Design and development of various new magazines including Essentials magazine (GE/IPC co-production), development to launch (Feb 88), layout designer on Essentials
Design, layout, typography and illustration of full colour books, monographs and publicity material
In "Anatomy for the Artist" acclaimed artist and academic Sarah Simblet unveils the extraordinary construction of the human body and celebrates its continuing prominence in Western Art today. Using superb specially commissioned photographs of male and female models together with historical and contempory works of art and her own illustrations, Sarah shows us how to look inside the human frame ... read more
The third in the bestselling series of Houses of the National Trust and Gardens of the National Trust, this is a richly illustrated book providing new perspectives on the British landscape. From the dramatic hills of the Lake District to the mysterious fens of eastern England and the beaches and coves of Cornwall, landscapes provide the settings for our daily lives, as well as an important par... read more
This is a devilishly delightful collection of cross-stitch and embroidery designs with a twist. For crafters who like their stitching with a twist, this unique book takes cross stitch and embroidery to the dark side! Think charming cottages with roses around the door - but with abandoned vehicles in the front yard, or napkins embroidered with pretty but deadly poisonous plants...Projects of th... read more
Covering a baby's first two years with glimpses of life in the womb, this title details the changes that occur as development progresses. It sets out the facts with visual reference.
192 pages with over 180 photographs
Offers safe exercises based on boxing and martial arts. This title is suitable for various ages and levels of fitness with structured routines for beginners as well as more challenging variations.
Whether you want to make a gift for a baby shower or christening, or are a mum-to-be who wants to create something special for your new arrival, this title features various patterns for traditional heirloom designs. It includes a pattern section. It includes modern photographs of the projects that are accompanied by classic illustration.
Reworking existing clothing adds up, reducing the cost for both the wearer and the planet. Many wardrobes are full of unworn impulse purchases and expensive mistakes: clothes that don't fit well or with details that don't flatter. For those concerned aboutthe cost of fashion shopping-not just personal debt, but the ethical issues of cheap labour and the ecological impact of over-consumption of... read more
With The Ultimate Mixer Cookbook and a stand mixer you can plan on spending less time in the kitchen, but still get fabulous results. With over 150 delicious international recipes you will have a wonderful array of dishes to prepare. - Over 150 recipes for soups, salads, pasta dishes, lunches and suppers, vegetable dishes, breads, desserts, cakes and cookies - Covers the use of mixer accessori... read more
This title helps to discover the wonderful world of supersize cross stitch with these stunning XXL projects from top designer Jacqui Pearce. Love cross stitch but lack patience? Or are you a beginner who wants fast and fabulous contemporary designs to stitch? Do you have a larger-than-life love of colourful, hip stitching? Then this is the book for you. Featuring modern twists on traditional t... read more
Too busy for the gym? Too stressed to clean? Don't worry, you can get fit and burn calories doing everyday tasks instead! THE KITCHEN GYM is the no-pain, max-gain approach to housework and fitness. Find out how to sweep, iron and lift your bum, tum and thighs into glorious shape. Say goodbye to cellulite and cobwebs with these fat-burning, body-toning housekeeping routines. *Over 25 daily clea... read more
Lets you customize your home and create eco-friendly craftwork with papercraft projects, made from things from recycled newspapers and junk mail to colourful tissue paper. This book offers instructions and photography that guide you through the process of using paper to make 25 useful designs, from decorative bowls and mobiles to decorations.
John Hedgecoe's New Introductory Photography Course
If you think your home could use some living greenery, if only for its ionising properties, turn to Hip Houseplants. In the first chapter you'll find ideas for plants that contribute to a minimalist décor: orchids of course, a tuft of isolepis grass in a simple tin container, partridge-breasted aloe. Or maybe your apartment is decorated in retro-1970s style-bright plastic dining chairs, starbu... read more
Glamour Cakes: Exquisite Designs for Every Occasion
The Mythology Bible provides detailed information on a wide range of myths and legends throughout history and across the globe. Ancient myths of Egypt, Rome, Greece, Scandinavia and the Celtic world are explored alongside the legends of Native Americans, Australian Aborigines, Aztecs and Incas, Africa and Asia. From Aphrodite to King Arthur and the Epic of Gilgamesh to Mayan death gods, here y... read more
Cocktails are back! That's the word in every fashionable watering place on the planet, from the Ice Hotel in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden (home of the Absolut Wonder), to the Indigo Bar in Mumbai, India (where they serve a Bailey's Infused Strawberry and Hazelnut Lassi). Here, for today's new cocktail fans, as well as the sophisticates who never stopped drinking them, is the ultimate guide to cocktails... read more
Taking its influences from the Aztecs, Mexican food is one of the world's most colourful and delicious cuisines. Enjoy all its exotic flavour with over 80 classic and contemporary recipes that are low in sugar, fat and salt, ranging from classic favourites to modern ideas and variations. All of the recipes are easy to follow and quick to prepare, which makes them perfect for both after-work su... read more
Photographs and descriptive text celebrate classic decorating styles in the homes of Europe and North America, including neo-classical, American empire, English Regency, Greek revival, twentieth-century modern, and postmodern design styles
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Vibrant, stand-out illustration with a lively style. Perfect for children's books, fashion editorial, and travel genres
My passion is to design beautiful and readable books. I have a wide experience in non-fiction book design, print-ready or digital/ebooks.