Showcase | info
samples showcased - Design samples are from across a variety of media & were
created using a combination of tools.
- Artistic Tools:
· Pen and Paper
· Watercolour / Oil Pastel
· CS Suite
· other: Blender / Pixlr / Kuler (mobile) SketchBook / TiltShift
- Creative: An experienced use and understanding of
design elements helps in effectively directing and communicating
messages visually - the other half is imagination.
- Production: All
content design and production by James Laforet ; including jquery
editing to web and print design, to concepts and illustrations.
- More >> please contact me to see more sample design pieces.
Skills | Abilities
My skills cover a range of creative and technical areas related to web, print and media 'environments'.
- Artistically gifted, imaginative and expressive
- Creative analytical Problem Solving
- An eye for colour and balance
- Ability to create various stylized renderings & lllustrations by hand and digitaly
Beliefs | experience
like to explore, perceive and express. It's a creative and emotional
journey. For me, things need to work at all levels of visual and contextual communication.
- 25 years experience in design and accumulating perspectives.
- Expressive visual communication
- Camelion-like ability to mimic different stylesand maintain my own ways.
- I believe in tasteful, powerful and elegant yet simple designs to be most effective
- Managing multilpe projects start to finish
- Aware of and have experience with most of the latest web trends: > CSS4/complex-selectors,
> html5, jquery,
> responsive pages,
> Wordpress "code-hacking" and custom templates,
> scrollable svg,
> html5 ogg video.
- Print Design & Production Experience:
· new applications
· Press approvals
· print coordination
· bindery | die cuts
· 4 colour printing
· colour correction
· preflighting | PDF creation
· web offset | sheetfed
- Web Design:
·Web Site Design
· Front end UX
· creative consulting/development
· 3d spaces