I am a British art director, graphic designer, photographer and writer based in New York City.

My design projects have been featured in printed and online media in over thirty countries, including The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Corriere della Sera, The Telegraph, Pagina/12, El Mundo, GQ Brasil, Village Voice, Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York, 8by8, Mundial and Pix11 News. My writing has appeared in In Bed With Maradona, Rivista Inutile, British Ideas Corporation and Mundial.

As a freelance designer my clients have included InStyle, General Electric, Marriott Traveler and Le Coq Sportif. For three years I was the art director at Reitdesign, where I worked on projects for Javits Center, Barnes & Noble, the YMCA and the New York International Auto Show. Prior to that I was a senior graphic designer at Creative Source, where clients included Canon, Deutsche Bank, Metropolitan College of New York and the Metropolitan Transit Authority.

I grew up in Loughborough, Leicestershire, and studied Art History and Italian at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge and the Università degli Studi di Pavia in northern Italy. I spent most of my twenties living in Florence, during which time I worked as a writer, translator, English teacher, art history lecturer, tour guide and deejay. More importantly I met my wife there. I moved to New York in 2007 after successfully applying to The Museum of Modern Art for its internship program.

I live with my wife and cat in Manhattan. I enjoy egg creams and Campari Soda. I own way too many football shirts and used LPs. My favourite television show is Columbo. I support Leicester City and Fiorentina. I am currently learning to drive on an ’04 Honda Civic.

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