Valuing variability

Valuing variability We were commissioned to design this book, challenging the perception of drylands as naturally vulnerable to food insecurity and poverty. Valuing variability was produced in English, published by IIED with the support of the Ford Foundation. Tasks included: design and artwork picture selection print management. Back to portfolio Platform 1 Design LLP, 9… Continue reading Valuing variability

Learning that lasts

Learning that lasts We were commissioned to design a series of technical guidance documents by Mercy Corps, the agriculture and natural-resource managing partner of the Technical and Operational Performance Support (TOPS) Program. TOPS is the USAID/Food for Peace-funded learning mechanism that generates, captures, disseminates and applies high-quality information, knowledge and practices in development programming. Tasks… Continue reading Learning that lasts

Secret gardens

Secret Gardens Bradford-on-Avon Tourist information Centre ran a summer campaign of open gardens. For a number of years we maintained the Secret Gardens leaflet and map, granting access to a hidden world of colour! Tasks included: picture selection design and artwork festival brand print management.    Back to portfolio Platform 1 Design LLP, 9 Pool… Continue reading Secret gardens

Modern and mobile

Modern and mobile Traditional African nomadic pastoralists have been portrayed as leading a life that is in decline. The complex management of cross-border trade draws huge local and economic benefits from rangelands ill-suited to other farming methods. Modern and mobile examines the issues around livestock mobility and how new thinking is helping farmers to meet… Continue reading Modern and mobile

Taking Action

Taking action We have worked on a number of CAFOD projects, starting with exhibition design in 2004 and including many designs for print in the years since. We have designed several internal documents, training materials and toolkits, including Management in CAFOD and a design concept for their competency framework for staff. We devised a spider… Continue reading Taking Action

The Bell

The Bell prospectus   The Bell Inn is an iconic music venue in Walcot Street, Bath. This community share-offer prospectus played a key role in rallying support to save this iconic live-music pub. The Bell now belongs to the community. Cheers all round! Tasks included: photography copy editing design and artwork for print and digital.… Continue reading The Bell

ADD annaul report

ADD International annual report ADD (Action on Disability and Development) partner with disability activists in Africa and Asia to help them access tools, resources and support to build powerful movements for change. We worked for ADD for many years, providing a range of services, including annual reports, branding guidelines, print design, and workshop facilitation. Tasks… Continue reading ADD annaul report

ARC resource toolkit

ARC resource toolkit   The inter-agency group, Action for the Rights of Children, headed by Save the Children in Geneva, commissioned this capacity-building tool for child protection in and after emergencies.We were responsible for devising the overall strategy for design, editing and production of a CD containing over 900 training documents. We managed the process… Continue reading ARC resource toolkit