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About Get Busy!

Get Busy! Is not an award-winning multi-disciplinary design studio.

 

It’s just a guy called Chris squinting at a laptop somewhere, chewing the end off a pencil.

I am primarily a graphic designer but I also do all kinds of other things โ€“ I’ve been painting on walls for over 20 years, I take photos, publish zines, sell small run t-shirts, paint portraits, entertain myself with marketing campaigns for products that may not exist. I do a bit of everything.

I’m not interested in ‘minimal viable product’, I’m not interested in ‘well, that’s the way we’ve always done it’. I’m interested in ideas. Good, exciting, cool ideas. I like working with people who aren’t afraid to stand out, switch things up, and do something wild โ€“ because they’re able to trust their gut feeling over a spreadsheet. I have been accused of being “too creative” โ€“ I could not invent a more complimentary criticism if I wanted to (and I’m an award-winning copywriter).

In the past few years I have self-published my second book (Allez Les Blues), given talks on mental health, creativity, and typography. Hosted workshops teaching hand lettering and street art. Worked as a photographer at This Morning Live, The Ideal Home Show and Grand Designs Live, and art directed photo shoots for visual artists I admire. I collect some of this stuff in a rather nice zine called ‘Pretty Good’ which I publish every three months (you can find them in my shop, I’ll post you one for free if you like).

I hope you enjoy poking around the site, if you need a copy of any of my portfolios for my art or design work, they can be downloaded from the big red button below. Alternatively, drop me a message using the form underneath if you want to get in touch, I’m always up for a chat.

All the best,

C.

PORTFOLIO DOWNLOADS

CONTACT

If you’re interested in working with me or want to know more about what I do, just get in touch using the email below.

[email protected]

    AUTOS

    Campaign photography taken from my work in the automotive industry.

    CYANOTYPES

    Cyanotype prints from my book Allez Les Blues

    LOGOS

    LOGOS

    A selection of logos for various businesses and enterprises

    LINOCUTS

    LINOCUTS

    Relief prints made using traditional hand carving methods.

    BAIRSTOW EVES

    BAIRSTOW EVES

    Branding, advertising campaigns and collateral for national estate agency brand Bairstow Eves

    PRINT ADVERTS

    PRINT ADVERTS

    Newspaper and magazine adverts for a variety of brands and audiences

    HOME FROM HOME

    HOME FROM HOME

    Branding, advertising campaigns and collateral for short lets and holiday home estate agency Home From Home

    MOROCCO

    MOROCCO

    Photographs from Marrakech and the Atlas Mountains

    POST MERZ POST HASTE

    POST MERZ POST HASTE

    Collaborative 24-hour zine with Little Riot Press

    PIXEL ART

    PIXEL ART

    Retro, low res illustrations

    WRITERS

    Photos of graffiti writers I've met on my travels

    ISOLATION PORTRAITS

    Acrylic paintings created whilst in Covid isolation

    STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

    Captures from all over

    Yes, I have moved to Germany

    If you'd like to work with me, have a question about products or need any help, send over an email.
    [email protected]