Amstel illustrations for their 'Savour Complexity' campaign working with Droga5 in New York. The brief was to "Reveal the complexity behind simple or common things in a surprising, graphic and entertaining way." Illustrations were used across billboards, digital and mobile banners, and in-bar materials.
Brand update, art direction and interior graphics and production for new 200 Degrees Coffee Shop and Barista School. (Interior design collaboration with Norther Backdrop)
Travel journal book design for travel company lonely planet.
EeBria, an online market place for independent alcohol producers in the UK. Complete brand creation and marketing materials. (Bottle shown is hand painted onto a glass bottle)
XV Photography Festival
XV was the 15th Annual Nottingham Trent University Photography degree show festival. The unique event showcased a diverse range of contemporary photographic work around the city of Nottingham. We were asked to produce a minimal and modern identity using the roman numerical symbols for the number 15. All marketing was printed in one colour using embossed papers for the invitations and limited edition posters. The 210 page photography book had an embossed cover.
Commissioned for Hyper Island Manchester to produce a mural to represent the school’s philosophy. The illustration started at 5pm and ended at 12.30am, with only a short break for an egg and cress sandwich.
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Falukorv GB (Print & Paste)
Print and Paste collaboration with photographer Per Englund. Per took the photograph in his Stockholm apartment in 2008. "It depicts a plastic bag with cans of cheap Swedish beer and our traditional sausage “Falukorv” stacked on top. Nick Chaffe came up with the the brilliant idea of adding the famous ice cream clown “Clovve” and painted it onto the image."
Print & Paste was a collaborative project with Dave Sedgwick, Micah Purnell and Dan Jones, working with artists and designers from all over the world. Read more about Print & Paste here www.printandpaste.com
(P&P logo by Nick Chaffe)
Bespoke newspaper designed and produced for an interior design company at the Independent Hotel Show, Olympia, London (client: Drophead media )
A Conversation from Conversations
In November 2010 the forty-eight artists and artist collectives from UKYA01 were approached with a proposition and invited to take part in a project conceived to create a ‘conversation’ open to all content but structured by specific limitations. Inspired in part by a seminar on invitational and propositional writing as contemporary art practice and the childhood game of consequences, the idea was to create a series of invitations to respond with each artist chosen at random and privy only to the preceding response/invitation. Each response/invitation could take any form and be delivered by e-mail, text message or post; each artist had 48 hours to prepare their response/invitation. Thirty artists took part in the project. The aim was to create a space where continuing interaction between the artists from UKYA01 could manifest itself resulting in an ‘exhibition catalogue’ that facilitated an ongoing collaborative process rather than just representing a past event.
Designed on one side is a graphic representation of the event showing the geographical location of each artist/collective and the point in time when each response/invitation was delivered. On the other side you can see details of each artists's response.
5 colour (includes silver) print both sides on GFSmith colourplan pistachio 175 gsm with Silkweave embossings
See more work in this style here: http://nikoartwork.tumblr.com/