designframe - picture framing and digital design
Designframe also offers professional Digital Design, and Website Design services on a freelance, project, or short contract basis.
Designframe's expertise is in providing the appropriate digital methods to fit the clients' designs, and to deliver solutions with an informed understanding of design and the design process, whether it be print, environmental, video or web based.
With a strong belief in practical, workable design solutions, Designframe draws on twenty five years of experience of projects within the Architectural and Graphic Design industries. Working for `Skidmore, Owings and Merrill`, `Studio 585` and later `Gensler` - all internationally acclaimed practices, on projects for clients in the UK, USA, Europe and the Middle East, I have been directly involved with the production, display and dissemination of digitally produced drawings, prints and brochures, together with digital video and sound pieces.
My experience within the Architectural Industry spanned a period in which design production shifted primarily from manual to digital means, and as a result I found myself at the forefront of new Computer Aided Design techniques, and instrumental in the integration of Digital Services into the Architectural Office.
More recently, I was responsible for digital design services within a large Graphic, Retail and Brand Design Studio, and became a recognised expert in the production of high quality, and compelling digital documentation. I have also provided in-house, group and one-to-one training on Adobe Creative Software packages.
With the ability to draw on my wide experience in various industries, together with an organised approach to scheduling and production, I am able to integrate and deliver content based around a wide variety of digital design software.
I have recently completed design and technical work on a restyled and responsive website for Architects, Herbert and Taylor
Recently, I was pleased to be able to work with Mike at Duncalf Design, to help provide a new, responsive web presence for their new, and emerging practice.
I regularly work with studio h, and provide digital design assistance for their new responsive website, and for one or two other ongoing projects. Watch this space!
One such project with studio h was a new brochure website for architects Garnett+Partners
I recently completed a video piece for Gensler's contribution to the Developing Cities Exhibition in London's Walbrook Building. It's projected on a 21 metre wide, 3 metre high wall, which wraps around 180 degrees, and features a soundtrack sourced from ambient street recordings.