Nine Names, One Spirit

Nine Names, One Spirit

Date June 2015 Shirt designed as a fundraiser after the tragedy at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC. The design is an offshoot from my #weeklywordswithnuri series. lettering, shirt design, typography categories personal, print 0000000 ←...
#weeklywordswithnuri

#weeklywordswithnuri

Date August 2014 – July 2016 100 (plus a few extra) of my favorite quotes, one per week, hand drawn with 3 simple rules: the sketch must be slightly messy, try as many lettering styles as possible, have fun. Created using Paper and Pencil by FiftyThree. View...
The Custom Cake Collection

The Custom Cake Collection

Date January – March 2016 Client The Custom Cake Collection Identity and e-commerce design for a silicone cake mold retailer. Visit site. branding, digital, logo design, shopify, typography “Nuri is so creative and knowledgable beyond web, logo, and brand...
SJF Books

SJF Books

Date September 2015 – April 2016 Client SJF Books Identity refresh for author Savannah J. Frierson, with accompanying collateral and web design. Visit site. branding, digital, logo design, typography, wordpress “Nuri is a professional who makes sure the...
Dutch Spade

Dutch Spade

Date June 2015 Client Dutch Spade Identity, collateral and web design for a real estate agency. Visit site. branding, digital, logo design, typography, wordpress categories identity, print, web 0000000 ← #girlswithdifficultnames SJF Books → Interested In...
#girlswithdifficultnames

#girlswithdifficultnames

Date August 2015 – Present An ongoing passion project that celebrates names that command the full use of tongue. Inspired by an excerpt from the poem the birth name by warsan shire. I am sharing them via a dedicated blog that also features media commentary on...
tiata fahodzi

tiata fahodzi

Date September – November 2015 Client tiata fahodzi Agency Lulu Kitololo Studio Art Direction Lulu Kitololo Design Nuri Abdur-Rauf, Lulu Kitololo tiata fahodzi is Britain’s leading African theater company, producing world-class performances that reflect the...
Strategies for Building an Organisation with Soul

Strategies for Building an Organisation with Soul

Date August – September 2015Client African Institute for Integrated Responses to Violence Against Women & Girls & HIV/AIDS (AIR) Agency Lulu Kitololo Studio Art Direction Lulu Kitololo Illustration Lulu Kitololo Design Nuri Abdur-Rauf, Lulu Kitololo...
MLDI

MLDI

Date September – November 2015 Client Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) Agency Lulu Kitololo Studio Art Direction Lulu Kitololo Illustration Lulu Kitololo Design Nuri Abdur-Rauf, Kathryn Moores, Lulu Kitololo Design and layout of MLDI’s annual review. MLDI...
The Soul of Black Folk

The Soul of Black Folk

Date January – December 2014 Resolution of my final major project on the MA Contemporary Typographic Media master’s degree course at London College of Commmunication. A series of animations and accompanying publications detailing methodology, research and...
Rainbows by Teena

Rainbows by Teena

Date July – December 2013 Client Rainbows by Teena Identity design, online shop design and lookbook production for a small business specializing in handmade hair accessories. View lookbook. branding, digital, illustration, logo design, portraiture, product...
Misters

Misters

Date April 2013 An excerpt from Framed, my Graphic & Communication Design Foundation Diploma final project. Framed explores the ways in which femininity is anchored to masculinity, and how this “norm” has cast itself over culture as a whole. Misters...
Love Naturally

Love Naturally

Date July 2013 – Present Client Love Naturally Ongoing design for a lifestyle brand that finds its passion in self expression. branding, digital, logo design, product styling, shirt design, shopify, typography “I’ve had the opportunity to work with...
DJ Euphoric

DJ Euphoric

Date May 2012 – Present Client DJ Euphoric Ongoing identity and print design for NYC-based DJ. album art, branding, digital, illustration, logo design, typography categories identity, print 0000000 ← My Mixes Fly South for Winter → Interested In...
My Mixes

My Mixes

Date Ongoing I love music. A lot. Sometimes I put together some of my favorite music on a theme and make some accompanying album art. Listen. album art, digital, illustration, typography categories personal 0000000 ← African Cities DJ Euphoric → Interested...
AAE Grammar Patterns

AAE Grammar Patterns

Date July 2014 A reference book presenting distinctive dialect characteristics. Preliminary resolution created while studing on the MA Contemporary Typographic Media master’s degree course at London College of Communication. book binding, book cover, digital,...
MACTM 2014 Final Show

MACTM 2014 Final Show

Date December 2014 At the culmination of my Master’s degree at London College of Communication, I collaborated with classmates to design and install our group exhibition. Our goal was to celebrate our many explorations and discoveries throughout the entire year...
The Nigerian Filmmaker’s Guide to Success

The Nigerian Filmmaker’s Guide to Success

Date August 2014 Agency Asilia Full book cover design for the 2nd edition of this reference manual by film industry expert Nadia Denton, along with promotional materials. book cover, branding, digital, typography categories identity, print 0000000 ← Sarah...
Sarah Holloway

Sarah Holloway

Date June 2014 Agency Asilia Branding solution for an expert on sustainable strategies in the workplace. A collaged representation of her business practices was created for her website banner and elements from the image were used for letterhead, business cards and...
Thank You

Thank You

Date February 2014 A series of handmade postcards that were sent to supporters who donated to the fundraising campaign for my Master’s degree in London, UK. letterpress, mixed media, screenprinting, typography categories personal, print 0000000 Sarah Holloway...