Helena Wilson Beevers

Helena Wilson-Beevers is a freelance writer and blogger specialising in design, fashion and lifestyle. Follow Helena on Twitter @mummymode. Or visit her blog.

Helena has authored 52 posts. Website: http://mummymode.co.uk/
All 52 articles submitted by Helena Wilson Beevers:

Little Voices Creative Studio Discuss Branding and Design Philosophy

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Sep 25th 2013
Little Voices Creative Studio Discuss Branding and Design Philosophy

Little voices have won a number of design awards and have worked for a variety of clients including a recent collaboration with Amy Wilde Photography. We spoke to Little Voices, finding out more about their design journey and this latest branding project… How did your design studio Little Voices begin? Little Voices consists primarily of myself and one other dual photographer/designer when necessary, but others have been called in for their expertise when needed. It primarily began, as a... CONTINUE READING

Jaymie McAmmond Talks Typography, Detailing Her Recent Starbucks Mural Campaign

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Sep 11th 2013
Jaymie McAmmond Talks Typography, Detailing Her Recent Starbucks Mural Campaign

Jaymie was approached by Starbucks Canada recently, who asked her to design murals to be displayed across certain areas of Toronto. After seeing the designer’s work on Behance.net, these striking images caught our eye. We spoke to Jaymie, asking about her graphic design career so far and the story behind the Starbucks campaign… At what point did you become interested in graphic design? I got into graphic design in a sort of a round about way. In high school... CONTINUE READING

Studio Swine Explain the Modernist Influence Behind their Sao Paulo Design Collection

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Aug 28th 2013
Studio Swine Explain the Modernist Influence Behind their Sao Paulo Design Collection

Based in London and Sao Paulo, Studio Swine has worked with an array of high profile brands including Veuve Clicquot and Droog. They have also exhibited at the Barbican and the V&A, as well as appearing at New York and London Fashion Week. In addition, Studio Swine recently received international acclaim with awards such as the Gold Prize at BIO23 Biennale of Design Slovenia and recently being nominated for Designs of the Year Award 2013 at the Design Museum... CONTINUE READING

Cody Petts Discusses the Concept Behind his Striking Pine Typeface

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Aug 15th 2013
Cody Petts Discusses the Concept Behind his Striking Pine Typeface

In addition to Pine, Cody’s other work includes a musical identity tribute to Eric Church, a ‘Tabasco Dynamo Sauce’ packaging project and a Palace Theater re-brand proposal. After checking out Cody’s portfolio on Behance.net we wanted to find out more about this upcoming creative, asking in particular about any advice he has for other design students… You are a student at the University of Wisconsin Stout in the Multimedia Design program- when did you first become interested in design?... CONTINUE READING

Lockstep Studio Introduce New Advertising Concept, “Say I Love You”

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Aug 5th 2013
Lockstep Studio Introduce New Advertising Concept, “Say I Love You”

Using Kickstarter to raise support for their campaign, Lockstep need to raise sufficient funds before Wednesday September 4th in order to go ahead with the ads. An array of positive messages make up the design mission including “Say I Love You”, “Enjoy The Park” and “Grow The Good”. Here at GraphicDesign.com we were intrigued to find out more about this innovative initative, putting our questions to Lockstep studio… “Say I Love You” is an innovative take on the world... CONTINUE READING

Tobias Hall Unveils Striking Re-design of Zizzi Ristorante’s Menu Suite

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Jul 23rd 2013
Tobias Hall Unveils Striking Re-design of Zizzi Ristorante’s Menu Suite

Tobias Hall is a freelance illustrator, letterer, designer and mural artist who also works closely with UK restaurant chain Zizzi as their in-house designer and art director. Since graduating in 2010, Tobias Hall’s impressive portfolio includes lettering for The Sun newspaper’s TV Magazine and a mural for the newly refurbished Holiday Inn hotel in Camden, London. Tobias recently re-designed the menu suite for Zizzi, embarking on a mission to inject further Italian inspiration and individuality into the brand. Holiday... CONTINUE READING

Nicole LaFave Interview: Design Womb’s Striking Collaboration with Curry Up Now

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Jun 27th 2013
Nicole LaFave Interview: Design Womb’s Striking Collaboration with Curry Up Now

Nicole LaFave is the creative who set up Design Womb, an independent branding and graphic design studio based in Chicago. With an industry portfolio covering food, restaurant & beverage, beauty & fashion, technology & electronics in addition to individual clients the capabilities of this company are immediately clear. Having recently moved from San Francisco, Design Womb has tackled several projects across the globe. Here at GraphicDesign.com it was Design Womb’s work for Indian restaurant Curry Up Now which caught... CONTINUE READING

Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Jun 18th 2013
Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards

These sections include an assortment of visual storytelling methods from animation, documentary, music video and narrative to poetry, photography, collage and collaboration. Entries are showcased on Adobe’s Aspire Awards website. Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) is a global initiative set up by the Adobe Foundation in order to “ignite creative confidence in youth by empowering them to find their voice and make it heard”. Through programs such as this one young people can share their vision and develop new skills... CONTINUE READING

Communications Designer Darrin Crescenzi on the Importance of Brand Positioning

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on May 31st 2013
Communications Designer Darrin Crescenzi on the Importance of Brand Positioning

Darrin Crescenzi’s portfolio is spectacular, with particularly striking designs from his time spent with Nike. The impressive ‘Sigils of the Houses of Westeros’ poster also stands out; this re-brand of fantasy series ‘Game of Thrones’ was named one of the ‘Best Branding Projects of 2012’ by Fast Co. Design. In addition, Crescenzi’s other projects include pieces for contemporaries such as designer, director and illustrator Adam R Garcia. We wanted to find out more about the inspiration behind Darrin Crescenzi’s... CONTINUE READING

C J Hancocks Interview: Creative Juice and Learning Curves

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on May 15th 2013
C J Hancocks Interview: Creative Juice and Learning Curves

Charlotte’s creative projects include York University Freshers’ Week 2012 branding and publicity campaign, a set of autumn wedding stationery and most recently, the logo and website for the Mat Davis Foundation. We wanted to find out more about Charlotte’s progression from design student to professional freelancer and web-developer… Tell us about yourself- when did your graphic design journey begin? I’m a graphic/web designer and self-proclaimed design addict. I love designing all sorts of things from logos to posters but... CONTINUE READING

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