Welcome to Riley Bathurst Design.
A freelance multimedia design experience working with clients from large to small, creating logos to TV shows.
Always up for a challenge and available to create something for you, your company or your project.
More about me
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.
Run to the Guns
Designing for the Quake City Rumblers is always interesting as those that encourage chaos it gives a certain freedom to the design process.
Quake City Rumblers
Wakeskate Nationals 2012
A simple but strong icon in the scene of wakeskating, a small and mostly under the radar sport in New Zealand. Simple and clear details and sponsors but plenty of detail when up close so the poster would work both online and printed.
2012 NZ Wakeboard Nationals
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.
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 Vintage Peddler
We looked to develop a site with vintage appeal for a very tangible product in a modern web with textures and font choices. I worked on design with Dodat on development.
I took over the development of Canterbury Homekill to give the client a better interface from their clients to the butchers out the back, the simple interface hides a complex form with many options, developed with Seagull Web.
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.
As cameras changed and gave rise to DSLR video I took the opportunity to shoot moving images. Now video influences my photography just as much as photography influences my video allowing me to make the most of a situation either in a single image or a whole film.
For a decidedly white day it was a rather fun and mellow comp and for my first time working with Volcom a good chance to get a little more weird on the logo animation.
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