Concept designs for NatWest, looking at a modern redesign of their classic Piggy Banks from the 1980s. Featuring updated key life landmarks including: having a child, going travelling, graduation, starting a business and getting married, these models were created as a proof of concept for a future redesign of the series.
A redesign of the “Funniest Joke Of The Fringe” trophy for the broadcaster Dave. The trophy was presented to the 2023 winner, Lorna Rose Treen, who become the first woman to win the coveted Edinburgh Fringe prize in 15 years, thanks to the following gag: “I started dating a zookeeper, but it turned out he was…
Concept artwork for a forthcoming single by an Indie Rock band on the Domino Records label. The band wished to explore the concept of “future retro” combining 1950 aesthetics and fashion with dystopian, futuristic landscapes.
Artwork for a collaboration between the artist Thomas Bangalter (Daft Punk) and the electronics giant Versuni, around the launch of a new espresso machine. Artwork included concepts for the record cover, plus concepts for fly poster and billboard artwork.
Artwork for the launch of a new Samsung vacuum cleaner, where famous works of art are recreated via the medium of “cleaned” filthy carpets. The artwork will ultimately be displayed, and hung in an exhibition space, and on the walls of an outdoor media site.
Artwork for a table book, designed as a collaboration between the French actress and singer Charlotte Gainsbourg and the manufacturer Versuni. A number of concepts were presented for the front cover and internal pages with a strong focus on typography and eye-catching page layouts.
https://benhuxley.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/escape_1.mp4 Concept for a new “musical” beer to celebrate the 2023 Women’s World Cup. The beer, named “Pitch Perfect” has an integrated musical scale on the label, allowing the drinker to play a tune whilst enjoying a drink. A video showing off the concept was created.
Artwork for a mischievous sign poking fun at Chelsea’s disastrous end to the 2022/23 Premier League campaign. The sign referred to the number of times the letter ‘L’ appeared in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (the town with longest name in Great Britain), and compared it with the number of losses – or ‘L’s – Chelsea has suffered this…
A series of illustrations for The Chap Magazine. Designed for a feature about changing attitudes towards leisure activities the stylised illustrations show a series of activities being performed, including: TV, Radio, Cinema, Gym, Travel & Computer games
A series of concepts for The Sun newspaper for activations to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III. The concepts included a giant mural on The Thames river made up of front pages of the newspaper, a specially commissioned coronation lager and a portrait of the King “painted” on to the turf at Twickenham Stadium.