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Aldi – Santa’s Parking Space

https://benhuxley.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/aldi_santa.mp4 Christmas shoppers in Manchester were given a surprise as they spotted a giant sleigh parking space installed on top of a local Aldi store. The freshly installed parking space sports a sleigh-shaped print, and has enough space reserved for the nine trusty reindeers that pull Santa’s sleigh. Painted in bright yellow, to safely guide…

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Dacia – Air Fresheners

Artwork for a unique range of custom air fresheners that bring the scents of Britain’s most loved road trips right into your car, reimagining the classic ‘new car smell’ we all love. Featuring the rugged landscapes of Scotland’s North Coast 500 to the enchanting Coastal Way in Wales and the prehistoric wonders of the Jurassic…

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Money Week – Political Power

A series of illustrations for Money Week Magazine.  Designed for a feature about shifting personalities in global politics.  The stylised illustrations show a series of political leaders from around the globe, including:  Xi Jinping, Rishi Sunak, Recep Erdogan, Vladimir Putin, Benjamin Netanyahu and French President, Emmanuel Macron. The heavily stylised illustrations are formed from magazine photographs,…

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NatWest – Piggy Banks 2.0

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.

Dave – Fringe Trophy

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…

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Domino Records – Future Retro

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. 

Versuni – Bangalter

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.

Samsung – Jet AI Vacuum

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.

Versuni – Coffee Table Book

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.

Brewdog – Pitch Perfect

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.