Ally to Watch: Stephanie Warren Design

Artist PortraitStephanie Warren has only been a part of our design community for a short time. She recently won the design contest for our non-profit partner and created a logo of perfect representation.

I feel honored to be chosen as the winner for such a cause that has great potential to help people,” says Warren.

 

A graphic designer from Sheffield, United Kingdom, we wanted to know more about this creative. Check out more of Stephanie’s work here and then read on to discover some of her favorite design websites & books.

Abstract Bag Design

How did you get started?
I was first introduced to graphic design and all its elements in secondary school; that’s when I saw myself doing only that. I think studying both Math & English Language at A-Level, translates into my love for attention to detail and my empathetic work approach. I went on to study Graphic Design at university and am now looking to begin my career in the industry.

What do you like best about being part of the Creative Allies community?
Being able to connect with other designers and seeing the work of others is a great source of inspiration.

Booklet ZineHow do you start your process for working on a piece?
First of all, I start with wide and specific research around the topic. Then I begin initial ideation on the project.

What kind of contests would you be really excited to see?
Let’s see a variety of briefs from social sector to celebrity related ones in addition to little projects related to current affairs.

Tell us about your design style. Where do you
pull your inspiration?

I create clean designs which are adaptable by the creative brief. I am always look out for pieces of typography, images, and design styles everywhere, including Instagram, where I bookmark SO much for inspiration. Magazine Design

Websites with various contributors are a great place to find inspiration. Some favorites are Dark Side of Typography, Dribble, and Trend List. Two of the most noteworthy books are Michael Johnson’s Branding in Five and a Half Steps and Start With Why by Simon Sinek.

What are some of your favorite design tools?
My favorite design tools are InDesign and Illustrator while I also love to experiment with software such as After Effects and Animate.

Typography Design

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