.hiya.

I'm Northern. 

I'm Northern. 

Back in 2010 when I graduated, there was no such thing as an 'Art Director' in Liverpool.

Back in 2010 when I graduated, there was no such thing as an 'Art Director' in Liverpool.

So, for my first job out of Uni, I created concepts...

So, for my first job out of Uni, I created concepts...

…then figured out how the heck to design them.

…then figured out how the heck to design them.

With hands on experience, and an eye for design...

With hands on experience, and an eye for design...

...I trotted off to London.

...I trotted off to London.

Nowadays I spend my time focusing on the idea.

Nowadays I spend my time focusing on the idea.

At the moment I’m working alone, which suits me...

At the moment I’m working alone, which suits me...

...most of the time. 

...most of the time. 

I wouldn't say I had a specific discipline, 

I wouldn't say I had a specific discipline, 

because I like the freedom to think outside the box.

because I like the freedom to think outside the box.

I like to challenge the norm.

I like to challenge the norm.

I like to take creative risks.

I like to take creative risks.

And I like to bring something new to the table.

And I like to bring something new to
the table.

I believe the even crap briefs have the potential to be, less crap. 

I believe the even crap briefs have the potential to be, less crap. 

I love working with designers, 

I love working with designers, 

photographers and illustrators...

photographers and illustrators...

...to create beautiful work.

...to create beautiful work.

Just don't ever ask me to artwork again.

Just don't ever ask me to artwork again.

I strongly believe that we have a responsibility to think about what we put into the world,

I strongly believe that we have a responsibility to think about what we put into the world,

'cos there are a lot of dicks out there at the moment.

'cos there are a lot of dicks out there at the moment.

I'd like my work to make people happy.

I'd like my work to make people happy.

So I create work for charities, on the side...

So I create work for charities, on the side...

...and published a colouring book full of ugly words for the vagina.

...and published a colouring book full of ugly words for the vagina.

The way I see the world may be a little different,

The way I see the world may be a little different,

which makes my ideas, a little different too.

which makes my ideas, a little different too.

But I reckon that's a good thing.

But I reckon that's a good thing.

So, whether I'm deep in thought...

So, whether I'm deep in thought...

...or accidently saying exactly what I think,

...or accidently saying exactly what I think,

it's because I adore what I do for a living. True story.

it's because I adore what I do for a living. True story.

 

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