Welcome to Riley Bathurst Design this is my freelance design, photography and video space.
I’ve been working with clients from large to small, creating logos to TV shows. I’m always up for a challenge and available to create something for you, your company or your project. I ended up here through design school, working for photographers and a desire to create as projects have come up or I have been looking at new things I have adapted my work continually through medium and style, something I wish to keep doing to keep creating the best pieces I can.
Enjoy your visit to my site.
This is where my portfolio starts and the base of my work. Since studying I have explored a number of other areas but I always come back to the base rules, styles and inspiration of layouts, colours and other fundamentals of graphic design.
These are print works of sort, some of which have been printed, some have been used entirely online, most are static but all of them are different.
Layers on layers on layers create a simple and clean look to a complex poster that allow readability from a thumbnail on the web to an A3 poster on a wall. Inspired by the ten years I have been attending the event.
With a lack of imagery for a new event and being away from Auckland when I was creating the design I searched my hard drives for an icon image of the city and found something very simple.
As I continue with the annual invites for Rolleston Square I have gone more contemporary this year while still trying to hold within the style and the constrains of the brand. Bringing the elements together around the square and the shopping bag from the logo.
Learning to design for the web has been one of the more challenging experiences I have had as a design, incorporating the artistic side of the creation with the structure of code, a rapidly and ever changing space that is viewed differently from person to person gives more than my share of headaches but I feel it has lead me to design websites far better with an understanding of how they work.
The second version of the Yeboi Apparel as been stripped back to a minimal design and colour scheme to let the images of the shine through and grab the attention.
My photography started with my action sport, at the same time I was discovering design I was also moving into these dynamic sports more about creating a moment than getting points on the board. That and the fact I always have something in my hands and a camera works really well for that.
I worked on the JKB logo a while back but as a small company the branding was pretty minimal but we had a little something happening but as it was a good time to update we have worked together to create this new logo and business card.
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