I love bugs, they are such an important part of our biodiversity. I’ve done a number of bug-based designs but this one is my favourite. I like the juxtaposition of the vibrant colours and the textured paper. These bugs are a mix of traditional and digital collage. The textures come from a selection of 1950’s Home and Garden […]
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This fruity pattern mixes the freshness of a tropical punch with the spiciness of a bloody mary. With juicy oranges, punchy pineapples, and squishy ripe tomatoes.
This pattern explores floral imagery through the abstraction of shape and colour. Aiming to capture the freshness of a flower garden while embracing a contemporary aesthetic and style.
The New Zealand forest landscape is the inspiration behind this pattern. A fern frond unfurling, trees growing, leaves expanding, seeds dropping to the ground, moss-covered rocks leading to stream beds.
This is a pattern designed as an experiment with geometric shapes. Interconnected linework and exploding edges are used to create a sense of energy and growth.
This pattern uses the abstracted shape of the sail to capture the feeling of Auckland city. The mark making aims to reflect the cultural diversity and connectivity of our city of sail.
I drew this pattern after a research trip to the Maritime Museum in Auckland. I selected a range of hull shapes to represent a variety of boats on display.
This pattern is a pen and ink rendering of a series of rounded squares. It is designed for the cover of a school journal.
These patterns were designed for the Real New Zealand Festival. They were used during the Rugby World Cup in 2011 as a way of introducing visitors to New Zealand’s natural environment, food, adventure tourism, and culture.