Design + Art Direction

Profile

Aim is an independent design studio specialising in brand identity, print, film and digital. Formed by British creative director Gary Swindell in 2007, the studio focuses on bespoke, image driven, design solutions.

Much of Gary’s work is a creative collaboration with world-class photographers, stylists, animators and developers, each bringing the best of their talents to achieve a greater result. Recent partners include: Damian Heinisch, Thomas Brun, Oh Yeah Studio and Satoshi Hashimoto.

Gary’s expertise is underpinned with over twenty years experience leading design projects from strategy to implementation. He works across a number of sectors including lifestyle, luxury and culture.

To date Gary has received over 50 design awards including: DBA Design Effectiveness, Design Week (UK), Mobius (US), Clio (US) and Gullblyanten. He has also won 9 Visuelt Golds, 10 Design Excellence and 3 Design Effekt awards from the Norwegian Design Council. His work is regularly featured in international design magazines, books and blogs.

Aim runs parallel to Gary’s role as creative director of Mission, a leading brand identity specialist based in Oslo, Norway. Gary co founded Mission with Bård Annweiler in 2001 combining strategic direction with creative content for some of Scandinavia’s leading businesses.

Selected Clients

Akademika
Canon
Capco (US)
Charlene Laidley
EVRY
Encore
Endcrawl (US)
Expo Nova
G-Sport
KJUS (CH)
Margaret Berger
Maya Vik
Nasjonalmuseet
Odlo (CH)
Opera North
Oslo Records
Scandinavian Airlines
Sparebank 1
Reitan Retail Group
SiO
Sony Music
Telenor
Universal Music

Capabilities

Content Development
Graphic Design
Art Direction
Image Making

Brand Identity
Print and Editorial
Motion Design
Retail Design
Digital

Contact

+44 (0)751 571 6271
info@aimdesignstudio.com

 

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