‘Graphic’ by Hector Pottie
“The type face is my own drawn up stencil face. I’ve used it with the word graphic as I enjoy its boldness. I love the power of graphic design to add emphasis to words. I’ve place slashes between the characters changing the word further into a graphic statement.”
has worked with various design studios over the past 15 years including Wolff Ollins, Moving Brands, Marque, Made Thought, Cartlidge Levene, MetaDesign, and Blue Source. His work has been recognised with numerous awards including D&AD, ISTD, Art Directors Club Europe and New York. He is regularly featured and quoted in the design press and his work is featured in over 20 design annuals and publications.
He has worked with a wide range of clients and sectors including HTC, Dow Jones, PWC, The Macallan, Orange, Tate Modern; working on three UniLever Turbine Hall shows; Bruce Nauman, Rachel Whiteread and Carsten Holler, global fund managers Baillie Gifford, Palazzo Grassi (contemporary art foundation, Venice), Skoda Auto, Design Miami /Basel, Scottish Natural Heritage, Barbican Arts Centre, as well as directly with Turner Prize nominee Nathan Coley. Hector’s signage and way finding experience includes the Barbican Arts Centre, Lords Cricket Ground, Selfridges, Bristol Legible City and Millennium Point Birmingham.
Hector is currently an Associate Partner / Creative Director at Figtree Prophet. Hector also runs the blog moderndesignaesthetic
‘Graphic’ by Hector Pottie be displayed at Type Tasting with the London Design Festival 2013 at the V&A.
Display: 14 – 19 September 2013
Drop in workshops: 10am – 5pm, 14 & 15 September 2013’London Design Festival Hub
Design Studio, Sackler Centre
London SW7 2RL