Roll Up, Roll Up! It’s Festival Time Again!

When they said to me, “Joy, we want you to brand our children’s festival this year with a circus theme, do your thing!” ~ I was pretty excited to oblige.This was the second year that I’ve had creative control of this festival, now in it’s...

When Science met the Arts

Back in January I completed the illustrations for a wonderful new book by Professor Marcus du Sautoy who is the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and a Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University which I posted about at the time.     Now the...

A Norfolk Trip

I was lucky enough to find myself at the Norfolk coast for one whole blissfully warm week at the beginning of the summer. So warm, in fact, that swimming in the sea was even on the agenda!     The trip inspired me to create a map pinpointing some of the beautiful...

Branding a Festival

Ok, so the weather in the UK hasn’t been quite roasting hot…yet…but that didn’t stop me enjoying a most fabulous mini-festival last month, for which I also had the pleasure of designing and re-branding all the marketing and programme materials....

Architectural Trails

  I’m delighted with the finished trail leaflets for the Royal Botanic Gardens, the Temperate Palm House features on the cover…     …whilst the inside folds out to reveal my interpretation of the site map and the rest of the architectural gems that...

Royal Botanical Gardens Edinburgh

During my little jaunt up to Scotland for a long weekend of papery creative dabblings (scroll down for the blog post of the full story), I was lucky to meet some very interesting fellow workshoppers. One of them happened to work for Edinburgh Royal Botanical Gardens...