I apply the same philosophy today. I empower people through design.
It can inspire you, make you laugh or cry. It can change lives.
I believe in the ability to express yourself: to be open and honest, to motivate and create.
Patwa is for people that celebrate community, diversity and culture.
Amplifying your individuality. Patwa gives your brand voice.
Whether you need a website, brochure or identity, my mission is to make your audience stop, think, and emotionally connect.
Tel: +44 (0) 7970 992854
Campaigns | websites | stationery | brochures | editorial design | social media banners | packaging | copy | infographics | leaflet & posters | CD & vinyl artwork | exhibition design | book design | signage | advertising
It's a collaborative process from kick-off to delivery. We work together to understand your organisation, from it's culture, beginnings, placement in the market and your goals. This helps us write the brief and address the who, what and why.
Startups | festivals | charities | events | education | music | environment | communities | mental health | food | entertainment | publishers | causes | culture | creative agencies | digital agencies
Watershed Media Centre | EMI Music | Soil Association | Alastair Sawday’s | St Pauls Carnival | Real World Records | Womad Festival | Rethink Mental Illness | NHS | Coconut Chilli | English Heritage | Shambala Festival | Naim Records | Penguin Books
'Derek is a creative spirit who can execute a client brief with talent and flair. He is efficient, highly capable and conjures up brilliant design concepts. I’d certainly work with him again'
'Derek has a lot of creative ideas as well as being an excellent designer'
'Derek stepped in last minute to work with us on a time-sensitive project and his efficient yet wonderfully creative attitude towards it was fantastic. His great ideas and concepts, to his willingness to intently listen to the brief and add his own flair meant the outcome was spectacular and I’d very much welcome the chance to work with him again!'
'Derek's a hugely talented designer - great ideas with the skills to execute them. His work is distinctive and memorable while his approach personable and adaptable. He's really very good!'
Mace & Menter
'We have found it a real pleasure to work with Derek on many projects. Our timescales, demands and budgets are less than ideal, but Derek delivered work that was ideal every time, in a manner that was a pleasure to work with.'