“I design the results you wish to achieve, and I collaborate with clients who have the vision to succeed” (@_Grant)
Hello, dear Readers,
“I am thrilled to share with you a glimpse of my design journey over 20 years. My passion for design has led me to create captivating spaces, products, and experiences for a diverse range of clients.
Whether you’re seeking a fresh perspective for your project or are on the lookout for a dedicated collaborator, I’m here to bring your ideas to life.”
Some of my Design Case Studies – and the stories behind them:
Nurturing Young Minds: I had the privilege of designing early reader English language storybooks for children, resulting in a series of 15 published books, with 10 still in print, under the imprint “littlepeoplebooks.”
Empowering the Visually Impaired: My collaboration with Acuity Design resulted in a raised braille lettering system to help blind parents teach their sighted children to read. This project truly touched my heart.
Dinosaur characters and one soft toy:
From Fan Mail to Restaurants: The TV Chef, Rustie, sought my design expertise for a fan club membership system, leading to the success of her second restaurant and interior visuals for another location.
Art Meets Fundraising: I had the opportunity to design a fundraising art exhibition at Birmingham Botanical Garden, which not only showcased art but also contributed to a great cause.
Sustainable Energy Innovation: My involvement in designing promotional materials for a “Low Flow High Volume” tidal turbine invention has played a crucial role in advancing sustainable energy solutions.
Book Spread Design: After attending a course on snail farming and escargot cuisine, a farmer asked us to research and design a snail farm to include external enclosures. SnailsRus
Aquacultural Expertise: With a background in aquacultural system design, I advised on the design of a new fish farm after gravel extraction works.
From Internet Café to Holiday Camp: My design skills have been put to the test in various projects, from Café Surf, Birmingham’s first internet café, to a Butlin’s Holiday Camp’s entertainment complex ( interior and exteriors )
Architectural Brilliance: I designed the architectural presentation scheme for a new Bar, Restaurant, and Golf Club House, showcasing my flair for creating unique spaces. More: Golf Club House.
Collaborative Success: Collaborating with fellow designer Martin Hulse, we designed a shop conversion and display system for a trade and retail outlet in the Czech Republic.
Innovative Car Showroom: I transformed disparate building photographs into a new design for a major car showroom, demonstrating my creative problem-solving abilities. More: major car showroom.
“My work is to bring my client’s design needs to life so others can see and share them,” (Grant)