Ello, my names Josh Douglas an I like to have a laugh and a yolk Iâ€™m a graphic designer and illustrator from Leeds. I have a passion for image based design and love to experiment with new creative design processes. I have a keen interest in printed design and spend allot of the time covered in paint.
Guiseley School A Levels
Art - B Product Design - C
Leeds College of Art Foundation Diploma in Art & Design ( Merit )
Leeds College of Art BA Hons Graphic Design Starting 3rd year in September
I am most confident using Adobe Illustrator and use this for the majority of my briefs.
Logo design created on illustrator for the web design company : Inizio Design.
Design for Print Book_
I have a good understanding of Adobe Indesign. I have produced a number of publications using this software. This has taught me the importance of document preparation
Publication which explains design for print. Looking at setting up artwork, colour management and various printing processes.
Iâ€™m not too bad at using Photoshop either, but mainly use it for mocking up products and editing photos.
YCN competition to make Winston Churchill famous amongst school children. I mocked up a website and app for the campaign.
I am a huge fan of printed design and regularly spend time in the printing workshops developing my skills
I created the branding and identity for a typography based restaurant. Each product was screen printed and came complete in a laser cut letter press drawer.
Wall of Frame_
I like to use the laser cutter when I can, it allows you to do things that print cannot. You can work with a series of different materials.
Laser cut promotional exhibition poster, made from Birch ply, MDF & mirrored acrylic.
The Gallery That Glows_
I love to get my hands dirty and experiment with new and interesting processes and design techniques.
I set up an exhibition of glow in the dark organisms. Illustrated and Screen Printed in glow in the dark ink complete with custom laser cut picture frames.
I have a basic understanding of Dream Weaver and have successfully built a website.
I designed and coded a website on roots reggae music, highlighting aspects of the culture, history and up and coming artists.
Banana Cook Book_
I love great finishes when it comes to design. Its all about the way it looks and feels.
I made a concertina banana cook book. It was a 2 colour screen print with gold foiled aspects, complete with a de-bossed banana on the front cover.