Old Trafford and Etihad Stadium.

Manchester from the air

I’ve been playing around with the new Google Earth Studio, resulting in this pretty cool sequence. (If I do say so myself.) Google Earth Studio is an amazing tool that lets you create stunning animations using Google Earth’s incredible 3D aerial imagery. Featuring Manchester Town Hall, Beetham Tower, Media City, Old Trafford, Etihad Stadium, Oxford Read more about Manchester from the air[…]

Strikeforce Kaiserman.

Comic book logo design

It’s been a while since my last logo design, so it was really fun to get stuck into this little number. Strikeforce Kaiserman are a duo of barbershop brothers, who arrange songs for barbershop quartets and choirs. They approached me asking for a new brand identity that reflected their name, their music, and their quirky Read more about Comic book logo design[…]

How I helped Alest break free of the accountancy stereotype

Accountants are kind of like vegetables, in that we all know they’re good for us – necessary, in fact – but they get accused of being bland, boring and generally sucking the joy out of life. NOT TRUE! At least not for Alest Accountants, a scrappy startup that specialises in working with charities and non-profits, Read more about How I helped Alest break free of the accountancy stereotype[…]

Interior of Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavík.

Reykjavík to Hull: A tale of two cities

I’m really proud of this film, which I wrote, directed, shot and edited. Iceland has a huge number of cultural links with Hull, which are being celebrated during its City of Culture year. I headed up to Reykjavík with a small but perfectly formed team (Kofi Smiles and Martha Mangan) to explore these connections. This VT Read more about Reykjavík to Hull: A tale of two cities[…]

Ben Horrigan and Ellen DeGeneres.

When I met Ellen DeGeneres and she told me off

This was one of my favourite days ever: getting to meet the absolute star that is Ellen DeGeneres, and produce an interview between her and Lindsey Russell for Finding Dory, as part of my day job on CBBC’s Blue Peter. Being kids’ TV, we don’t tend to go for straight, sit-down interviews, so I thought it would Read more about When I met Ellen DeGeneres and she told me off[…]

Rivers Run

Rivers Run branding

New three-piece acoustic band Rivers Run approached me looking for some branding that reflected their music: “Sincere and honest, the songs speak of truth, heart and guts”. It needed to feel natural and down-to-earth but also sleek, modern and versatile. For this reason, we decided to go for a flat stencil-like design that could be superimposed onto a Read more about Rivers Run branding[…]