As a freelance offering creative and marketing services, I’ve found it vital to keep up to date with a range of skills and disciplines. I’ve been able to exercise many of those, and brush up on a couple more on one recent branding and digital project.

Recently I’ve been working a lot with

Pierre Cardin – Space-age genius

Pierre Cardin Past, Present, Future, 1990.

Growing up in the 80s on the borders of the East End & Essex, Pierre Cardin was chiefly known as the name on one of the aftershaves, liberally splashed all over by dodgy casuals in Farrah slacks & bad knitwear. What I didn’t know

Cosmic, angry, soulful, spiritual, political – twelve great soul music album covers

As a music lover and into the visual arts, record sleeves have always been something I’ve taken a lot of interest in. I love classic soul music, and what I like about the way these are packaged, is that in a huge variety

Containment is a new, independent British thriller movie, about to start shooting. Written by David Lemon, and directed by the award-winning Neil West, Containment is in a great tradition of virus thrillers such as 28 Days Later, Right at Your Door, Outbreak, and The Crazies. It boasts a fantastic

The Danish designer Verner Panton (1926–1998) was responsible for some of the most innovative interior and furniture design of the last century. Striking organic forms, often produced in highly glossy materials and with bold, vibrant colours had a futuristically psychedelic feel. The one-piece molded Panton chair, designed in 1960 became an instant design classic and

1980s fashion illustrator Tony Viramontes

Bold, beautiful and Damned, is a stunning book by Dean Rhys Morgan – a retrospective of the career of iconic fashion illustrator Tony Viramontes. To anyone with even a passing interest in fashion, Viramontes’ work will be instantly recognisable. His sinewy, sexy drawings were the output of someone for whom