Graham

Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival — Unused Visual Identity

An unused idea pitched to the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival way back in 2014. The identity uses a dynamic device, a projection, which can be used on its own or to frame images. The other shapes and colours are influenced by Spanish modern art, Miro in particular 👨🏻‍🎨. I used this both as a visual cue

Pig Rock Bothy

Commissioned by the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art to create a permanent, but moveable exhibition for The Pig Rock Bothy. A small building in the main garden’s of Modern One, and an art piece in itself, where various temporary exhibitions and installations are held. Part of The Bothy Project, When the Bothy didn’t have

Makers Space

We were commissioned by Glasgow Life to design the brand identity and environment for ‘Makers’ Space’. Part of the European Championship Festival 2018. Maker’s Space, held in Merchant Square, occupied a destination right in the hub of the festival.  ‘Maker’s Space’ was a series of designer-led crafting workshops held over two days. Subjects included lamp

Make Works —Patreon Gift

‘Hand And Hammer’ A pattern-making tool packaged as a typeface. Designed as a gift for Make Works to send to their patrons. Make Works is an open-access directory of fabricators, material suppliers, workshops and manufacturers. Inspired by material and process ‘Hand And Hammer’ opens production to everyone. Much like Make Works itself. Created with Malcolm Murdoch

A: Skateable Object

A: Skateable Object was a sculpture for the Cultural Canons and Kickflips exhibition back in 2014. The experiment combines typography and skateboarding. (Two passions of mine) Normally skateboarders would appropriate existing street furniture and architecture, instead, A: Skateable Object asks how they would interact with typography. Obstacles were generated by extruding and rotating pre-existing typefaces

5 things for 2021

Here are five ‘goals’ for 2021. Three big-picture and two more specific 1. Make more design-friends. I’ve been feeling a bit isolated design-wise this year (has everyone?) I actually don’t know if it’s because of the pandemic or that my closest design-friend moved to Sweden. I also think that my mindset since moving on from A

Welcome to G.A Projects

Hey, I’m Graham, 🖐 an independent Art Director and Designer. I’ve worked in broadcast and branding for a decade and I was one half of A Day Out studio too until it’s closure. I take on meaningful visual projects – some self-directed for my own development or working with friends and clients on their projects. The

Cultural Canons and Kickflips

Cultural Canons and Kickflips, was an art exhibition and series of events run by Re:ply Skateboards over three consecutive weeks. A fundraiser for Govanhill Baths in Glasgow. It revolved around art and music from the skateboard community of Glasgow. The events were a huge success with two packed nights and regular visitors across the two weeks. Raising