Kris Howes - Leeds web designer and logo designer

Kris Howes

I'm a Leeds based freelance graphic designer and photographer with a solid background in logo design, print and website design, illustration and motion graphics. Get in touch to discuss any potential project.

Readshaw Interiors | Branding, Stationery, Livery and Website

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Readshaw Interiors is a new company who produce top-end bespoke kitchens and bathrooms. A personalised crest was created to give the brand an exclusive and established feel. A website, stationery and van livery is currently being produced and will be showcased soon.

Fly Video | Branding, Illustration and Website

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Fly Video is relatively new to the market and is without a large body of work to put in their portfolio. The website design and content therefore, had to work harder to persuade potential customers. The finished brand is fresh and minimal and when combined with a dynamic website design results in an effective lead generating tool. SEO is incorprated from the ground up to aid search engine rankings.

Kris was a pleasure to work with, his tireless enthusiasm and creative nous turned our scratchy ideas into a brilliant website which far exceeded our initial expectations.

Jeremy Barnett, Fly Video

Estuary Banks | Branding, Illustration, Brochure and Website

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Estuary Banks, Liverpool, is a new warehouse development with a difference; its exterior from the roadside looks like luxury offices. The building is also economical boasting above average energy-efficiency ratings and the surrounding environment has more greenery than competitor warehouses. The resulting branding, marketing and website were created with this all this in mind.

The logo, brochure and website worked really well for us and helped us to sell the whole development off-plan.

Charlotte Rice, Barnfield Construction

Flat Fee Recruiter | 3D Character Illustration

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Flat Fee Recruiter required a 3D character to appear on their new homepage. The character helps humanise the brand making them more approachable and friendly. This is the first in a series of characters produced and will be animated once the brand develops.

Working with someone with such attention to detail is great. Kris understood from the outset what was needed. He went above and beyond to make sure what he created was to the highest standard.

James Pearson

Firefly | Branding, Illustration and Website

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Firefly offer a number of services including; asbestos management, awareness training and energy performance certificates. The challenge was to create a brand which appears to be friendly and engaging whilst retaining a very corporate and professional feel.

I asked Kris to freshen up my logo, he persuaded me to start from scratch and despite my initial resistance to undertaking such a big change it's the best thing I've done for my company.

Ian Gulliford, Firefly

File Flatners | 3D Animation and CMS Website

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File Flatners are a scanning company who target businesses offering to transform their offices into paperless environments. Animation was used to get their service across which is displayed on their homepage and at trade shows. It's proved effective in summing up the business all within 60 seconds. The website was built using Wordpress CMS so the client can manage all their content independently

Wow! Where can I start, I am so proud off our new website it is so fresh and exciting, at last we have a site which will help generate leads for our company. You must allow us to take you to dinner sometime to show our appreciation.

John Munton, File Flatners

Avecto | Branding, Illustration, 3D Animation, Brochure and Website

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Avecto is a security software company based in Manchester. Their marketing requires bespoke illustrations and icons to communicate their product effectively.

Kris created our brand and first website when we launched back in 2008 - then just a 2 man team. We now employ over 60 staff with offices in the UK, US and Germany. The fact that we're still using Kris as our designer speaks for itself.

Paul Kenyon, COO, Avecto

Slipstream | Branding, Adverts, Bike Decals and Ecommerce Website

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Slipstream relies heavily on effective marketing and their website in particular plays an important role in not only brand awareness but attracting the right type of customer. The style combines modern and traditional to reflect the bikes cutting-edge technology whilst making the brand appear established.

It's been easy to work closely with you and develop my new bicycle brand from a raw concept right through to a complete product in the market place. The online store, corporate brand development, bike paint designs and artwork for media advertising have all been superb. Long may your good work continue. I've got plenty more in the pipeline for you.

Seb Horner, Slipstream Bikes

Primley Park Dentistry | Photography and CMS Website

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We invited Kris to develop the creative design for our new website as we were impressed with how quickly and easily he understood the needs of our business and was able to interpret our design brief. Kris developed and produced all of the photography required for our website and incorporated this in to the design.

We've been delighted with how Kris has communicated fully with us at all stages of the development and produced the work within the given timescale. His creative design and photography skills have exceeded our expectations and provided us with a beautiful new website which we feel accurately reflects our business.

Joanna Hobson, Primley Park

Harrison Richards | Branding, Photography, Illustration and CMS Website

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Harrison Richards is mind reader and magician operating in the Yorkshire area and has also appeared on TV and radio. His brand and website were designed to reflect his personality and show. The site developed is content managed site so Harrison can upload his own news, photos and videos.

Kris is brimming with ideas and enthusiasm which makes him a real pleasure to work with. And my website's top notch! Thanks Kris.

Harrison Richards

tmccl | Branding, Stationery, Website

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TMCCL produces aluminium parts for heat exchangers. Bespoke icons were created for each of the parts for easy recognition and to add a bit of interest to a normally quite souless end-product.

Kris shows real skill and flair in his work and we'll use his services again in future.

Bob Ward, CEO, TMCCL