Category: News

  • Stencil Graffiti Handbook

    Stencil Graffiti Handbook

    Here is a teaser for my new book for the rare visitors of my blog ūüėČ In 2002 my first book was published “Stencil Graffiti” by Thames and Hudson which I began working on in 1999. Stencils as a topic have stayed with me as a passion and obsession which I have been following ever…

  • Think Beautiful

    Think Beautiful

    Although we’ve been up and running for a few months I have yet to post news of Think Beautiful – my new design agency. ¬†Think Beautiful Design Ltd was founded to offer up a host of services from website design to illustration – branding to packaging. Over the years I’ve been lucky enough to collaborate…

  • With One Voice

    With One Voice

    This summer I had¬†the great opportunity to work with new client With One Voice. With One Voice is an Arts & Homelessness capacity building and exchange programme that follows the Olympic trail, including the Arts & Homelessness sector as part of the Official Olympic Culture programme. It first happened in London 2012, with a major…

  • Mexican Art Webstore

    Mexican Art Webstore

    I’ve just launched a Mexican Art website store to showcase prints by some fantastic artists from Mexico City, Monterrey and Oaxaca. These young, up-and-coming artists often use traditional techniques such as wood cuts, lithography, etching and ceramics in contemporary ways.¬† This links with art consultancy work my wife Olivia Manco and I have been doing…

  • Recent design work

    Recent design work

    2016 has been a busy year so far for my design work for new and existing clients… Including brochure and business card designs for Global Shakespeare Logo design, print and digital marketing for Yogadoo CD & LP design for Mais Um Discos with the new UK release for the imcomparible Elza Soares

  • Make Your Mark – my new book available soon!

    Make Your Mark – my new book available soon!

    I am excited to finally have a printed copy of my new book Make Your Mark. It’s been a long time in the making and I’m really pleased to see the final finish. The cover features artwork by the fantastic Gustavo Ortiz and the equally talented 44flavours created the typography for it. I was encouraged…

  • DF Mexico

    DF Mexico

    Recently I’ve had the great opportunity¬†to work as an art consultant for¬†DF Mexico, which is the¬†young sister company¬†to my clients Wahaca. The ethos¬†behind it is¬†similarly to¬†promote Mexican street food but with a informal diner-style experience – taking some influence from North American/Tex Mex cuisine and food associated with DF Mexico – aka the federal district…

  • Lapiztola – Wahaca Liverpool

    Lapiztola – Wahaca Liverpool

    Late last year I was very lucky to work with the fantastic street art duo Lapiztola on a number of projects. Rosario Martinez and Roberto Vega are two hugely talented artists and graphic designers who created the Lapiztola Collective in 2006 initially in response to political events in Oaxaca, Mexico. Primarily using stencils their works…

  • Christmas at the Spiegeltent

    Christmas at the Spiegeltent

    Now for something festive! This year I have been pleased to have started work with a new client – Christmas at the Spiegeltent. Based in Bristol the Spiegeltent has been a firm favourite on the South West’s social calendar over the years with a fantastic venue at a great location on Bristol’s Harbourside. As wiki…

  • Inti & Alexis Diaz in Sao Paulo

    Inti & Alexis Diaz in Sao Paulo

    Two artists I admire and like to follow Inti from Chile and Alexis Diaz from Puerto Rico sent me an update from their latest collaborative mural project. Painted for the Obra Festival and held in my favourite city I can only wish I was there right now! It’s great to see their two distinctive styles…