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Peter Dawson    |    http://behance.net/PeterDawsonUK

"The New Sylva book is a detailed and sumptuous celebration of the UK’s trees and forests, by authors Gabriel Hemery and artist Sarah Simblet. The book is 400 pages in length and features more than 100 tree species, accompanied by 200 pen and ink drawings of British trees."

Peter has over 20 years’ experience within the design industry following his graduation from Kingston University in 1992. Having worked as a designer and then creative director at a number of design consultancies, he went on to co-found in 2000 his London-based studio Grade. Peter has worked for a diverse and extensive range of clients over the years from The Barbican to Walt Disney and specialises in branding, typographic and print and publishing design. Having designed a large number of best-selling and award-winning illustrated book titles, awards have included British D&AD annual inclusion, several ISTD Certificates of Excellence and ‘Best Jacket’ and ‘Best Series’ at the British Book Design and Production Awards. 

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26 Sep

Nourished Journal    |    http://nourishedjournal.com

Nourished Journal is a bi-annual lifestyle publication. The aim of Nourished Journal is not only to create an inspiring publication, but also to be a platform for readers and contributors alike to share, learn and connect. The journal features interviews with inspiring individuals, uplifting and informative editorial, recipes, travel stories and practical information on health and wellbeing. We believe in taking a holistic view on life, which you will see reflected throughout the journal.Nourished Journal is wholly owned and produced by Made Publishers.

Nourished’s editorial direction is built on a foundation of knowledge and insight. With a wide range of contributors across multiple disciplines, Nourished’s content is as comprehensive as it is diverse. Featuring profiles, interviews, guides, recipes and editorial content, Nourished has been created for individuals with a strong interest in health and well being, it also appeals greatly to those seeking inspiration in the areas of beauty, food, travel & lifestyle.

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17 Sep

Laura Pol    |    http://poldesigns.com

"Magazine design for my Digital Grid Class."

A talented graphic designer with an eye for photography, Laura’s versatility focuses on creating everything from fashion editorial campaigns to full company branding and advertising. Driven by a desire to emphasize artistry and its importance to the world, she found herself engulfed in art, which sparked her initial interest in Graphic Design.

Laura’s a self-taught designer learning from hands on experience. After landing a design position for a promotional items company, she knew she found her true passion. Her desire to grow as an artist prompted her to attend MIU, where she currently pursues classical education in Advertising and Graphic Arts.

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9 Sep

Sorbet    |    http://sorbetdesign.co.nz

"Art direction & editorial design for Adé, a small online collective of hand picked trinkets for modern day apartment space living, based in Sydney, Australia."

Sorbet is a multidiscipline design studio based in Auckland, New Zealand. We help brands gain clarity, value and a collective vision through design.

The motto is simple: tell your story, and tell it well. They help their clients establish a clear direction and identity, then match that with a strong design aesthetic that encapsulates exactly what their brand is about. Each project is meticulously researched, every avenue explored, with a bespoke visual language being the end result. It’s more than just a logo to them, it’s your story.

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8 Sep