Farside is the British graphic design and development studio of Rob Nichols.
We work with a wide range of clients in the commercial and cultural sector to produce visually distinct creative solutions.
Creative Director and founder of Farside Studio. Rob has produced work for global brands including Nike, Spotify, Google, Coke, Converse, Unilever, Kangol, Casio, and H&M. In addition he has also consulted many startups to refine their products, brands, raise funding and grow their customer base.
Prior to creating the studio Rob graduated from Leeds University with 1st Class Honours in Graphic and Communication Design, he has since lived and worked in New York, Amsterdam, Barcelona, and now London.
In his spare time Rob collaborates and performs as an audiovisual artist, creating work that explores the intersection between sound and vision. Learn more about the theory behind this on his blog.
Isabel LeaCreative Director
Hamill IndustriesAudiovisual Artists
Ruben AngelPortrait Photography
Jacob JamesTravel Photography
Will GloverAeriel Filming
Our holistic approach to design combines strategic analytical thinking with intuitive emotional creativity to ensure that your core identity is aligned with your businesses objectives and customer needs.
We value design outcomes that have been distilled down to the very essence of their function, enabling elegant and direct results. This applies to the way we write, visually communicate and code. We believe this creates human led design that is heuristic, honest and understated.
We approach emerging technologies confidently, and have a natural ability to adapt, combine and manipulate them in ways that produce entirely new outcomes.
Conceptually we value depth. We want to create work that is thoughtful, intellectually engaging, and looks beyond the superficial. Through thorough referencing of a diverse range of ideas, culture and imagery, we hope to always produce unfamiliar results that push current thinking and create new perspectives.
When working we value routine, discipline and consistency. We want to work with positive, healthy, energy-up people, who hold mutual value and respect for each other. We believe that trusting relationships create the most inspired outcomes.
There are currently no permanent positions or internships on offer in the studio. We do collaborate with freelancers and are always happy to receive portfolios. Please send a website link or PDF portfolio <8mb to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Freemans YardLondon02.10.20
- Carnival Tropical @ Santísmo AgaveBarcelona16.03.18
- Club JazzabellAmsterdam16.12.17
- World peace day visualsAmsterdam22.09.17
- Redlight Radio with BlixAmsterdam21.09.17
- Club JazzabellAmsterdam16.09.17
- Club UpAmsterdam01.09.17
- Home Of ArtAmsterdam18.08.17
- Leftovers @ ChunkLeeds05.11.17
- Leftovers @ Hydepark BookclubLeeds04.10.16
- Leftovers @ ChunkLeeds19.06.16