FeedbackSian is a very talented designer. She is able to turn concepts in to great artwork. Sian is also professional, polite and a real pleasure to work with.Jo Spragg, Owner of Kite Kids
It’s been a very busy couple of months (hence the lack of blog posts) as I’ve been beavering away on various projects such as some illustrations for Mudpie’s Autumn / Winter 2014 / 2015 trend as well as creating artwork licensed through Paper & Cloth. Take a look at my Brands worked with page […]
Image via http://www.realwebseo.com I’ve uploaded some new work to the site to ensure things stay fresh – take a look and see what you think in the portfolio. I’ve also taken the time to try and optimise the site a little better for search engine optimisation, ensuring all of my meta data and keywords […]
Just a quick post to say I’ve been featured on www.designjuices.co.uk, “an online creative blog which showcases the best inspirational designers, artists, photographers & more.” My feature can be found here: http://www.designjuices.co.uk/2012/10/fashion-textiles-designer-sian-saxon/ Follow Design Juices on; – Twitter @designjuices - Facebook - Pintrest
So tomorrow is my first real day as a freelancer. Design / finance / business / marketing… everything is now down to little ‘ol me from now on. Should I be nervous or excited? Should I be gung-ho or cautious? There’s lots of emotions whizzing around my mind but for the most part it’s exciting. […]
Hot off the press, I‘ve just signed up to produce artwork for the eCard generator app Jeego. There are lots of well known brands and characters represented and I’m very excited to have my work added to their portfolio. Available for iPhone, Android, Windows and Blackberry devices, the app allows users to create eCards for […]
I’ve been working on some new designs, creating a collection of surface patterns with a view to getting them applied to stationary and / or homewear… It’s not something I’ve done before, so I’d love to get your feedback on the designs and what type of products you’d like to see them on! If you’d […]
Forever trying to promote little ‘ol me, and get my work ‘out there’ as it were, I’ve now added some of my portfolio to Pinterest. Pinterest lets you organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their […]
Starting to make real progress on my to-do list, one fo the points being to create a profile on Coroflot. Coroflot is… “A simple and direct way to connect with creative opportunities worldwide… publish your work and reach thousands of potential collaborators and clients”. I’m familiar with this site for talent sourcing when trying to find […]
I’ve updated the portfolio of the site to include repeat prints and graphic placement prints for the Mudpie trend books while employed as the Senior Design Manager. As time goes on I’ll be updating with work for other clients as well as adding new categories for illustrative work for various products for homeware, stationary, T-shirts and wallpapers […]
So here’s my new site (Born on the 4th July) ready for the whole world to see as I embark on the scary, yet exciting, world of freelance pattern and print design for the fashion and parallel industries (or any other industry for that matter that require illustration and creative work). I’ll add to my […]
I am a Bristol based, former Senior Design Manager, with over 10 years experience within the fashion and parallel industries offering freelance illustration, print and surface pattern design, creating graphic prints / illustrations and other artwork for a range of products from homeware, textiles, fashion fabrics & printed paper. My illustrations are particularly suited to published materials such as books and stationary.
I am a highly motivated and experienced designer having successfully run a large team supplying artwork to major international brands for various products and am currently available for hire.
- Highly creative
- Commercially astute
- Garment & Graphic design
- Trade fair coverage
- CAD layouts
- Departmental project management
- Deadline and results driven
I’m well accustomed to interpreting a commercial consultancy brief and understanding the client’s needs, to deliver creative artwork within budget.