About

I am a graphic and product designer who firmly believes that designers can also be entrepreneurs. Having graduated in Product Design from Central Saint Martins I now produce and sell my own products, prints, books and T shirts alongside freelance graphic and product design projects.  I sell limited edition prints of my illustrations and in 2011 I launched the Little Man Shop

Portfolio

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    Prints

    Prints of my illustrations of a naked woman drawn into photographs...
  • Habitat

    Habitat Home Office

    Designing a small home office desk for Habitat...
  • Cycle-coat

    Design and Cycling

    A self initiated project that explored how design could encourage more people to cycle in London...
  • bollard

    Bollard Light

    A project to change the cityscape...
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    Little man paperclips

    Little man paperclips were created as a response to the recession...
  • My Portfolio

Skills

I enjoy the design process and have developed skills in each area.  I can work remotely from a home studio or within your studio either as part of a team on a project or individually.

Research

I am able to undertake research which includes brand mapping, competitors, consumer behaviour and observation to draw conclusions which contribute to concept generation

Concept generation

I am able to draw conclusions from the research to sketch and brainstorm and develop concepts.

Concept development

I use paper mockups and 3D modelling to develop concepts and I have an understanding of manufacturing methods and properties of appropriate materials. I am proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Graphite, Rhino, Hypershot and Solid Works.

Concept realisation

I have undertaken workshops in pricing products and the business of product design and have successfully launched my own products, exhibited at trade shows and sold my illustrations online and in shops  I have experience of presenting concepts and the design process to large audiences.

For more detail please visit the Skills page

 

Services

I offer a range of services to my clients:

Branding, identity and web design
Creation of brand identities and websites with content management systems

Graphic Design
I work for marketing agencies on materials for pitches and print

Illustration
Editorial illustrations for print (I’m currently working on a children’s book in my spare time)

Product Design
I have developed and launched a number of products.

Marketing
I also run a viral marketing agency working with leading consumer brands to manage their online campaigns.

From my blog…

Testimonials

“When building a brand, particularly in the early days, looks matter.  That’s why Lee is such an inspiration.  He took a complex brief and make it simple and, through a pretty unique mix of entrepreneurial understanding, creativity and technical know-how, quickly brought our ideas to life.  Thoroughly recommended.”

Adam Barber, Publisher, A Word About Wind 

 

“While designing for us at Zone Creations, Lee was able to take a short and often broad brief and turn it into design led products that would hit the mark of what you we were hoping to see.  Lee has a wonderful ability, to get a handle on what we were looking for and to do it to an extremely high level and able to design products that would make us smile.”

Jamie Hale, Director, Zone Creations Limited

 

“Lee worked as a freelance graphic designer at Consolidated PR, producing a high standard of design for use in pitches including layouts, infographics and visualisations of concepts to be presented. He was able to work well under pressure of looming deadlines, receiving design tasks from several different teams within the agency and interpreting the ideas that we had into visually rich and exciting images that we were thrilled to present.”

Chris Lawrence, Creative Director, Consolidated PR

 

“Lee is an outstanding creative talent who relishes every aspect of the design process and manages to resolve any project into a deceptively simple and entirely resolved outcome”

Chris Lefteri, Chris Lefteri Design Ltd

Buy

Please get in touch if you are interested in purchasing a limited edition print of my illustrations.

Little Man Paperclips and stationery can be purchased online from Little Man Shop and are also available from MagmaLazy Oaf and TUK in London.

Prints of my illustration are available from my online shop

Contact

If you’d like to get in touch please email lee@leewashington.com or call me on 07917084688