David Gillett is freelance designer and photographer based in Bristol. He works on award winning projects for children’s brandscharities and corporations as well as curating the 12 by 12 project.

The Gruffalo Website

Responsive website designed for The Gruffalo, one of the world’s best-loved children’s books. Sarah Matthews designed the Deep Dark Woods area. Created whilst freelancing for Aardman Animations. More →

Escargot Escape Artistes


Logo and user interface designed for “Escargot Escape Artistes” a BAFTA nominated game for iOS and Android created for CBBC whilst freelancing for Aardman Animations. More →

Members’ Book

The 26 by 26 Members’ Book was designed, edited and co-curated by myself. It aims to showcase a small selection of the images submitted to the 26 by 26 project. More →

12 by 12 Press

12 by 12 on the BBC

My side project 12 by 12 was featured on the BBC News website in May 2015. More →

When death comes workshop

As part of the When death comes festival I ran a workshop to facilitate discussion around the participant’s photographic responses to a brief. They were invited to interpret the phrase “When death comes…” and bring along the results to the workshop. More →

Vouchercloud consultancy

Design consultancy and interface creation for the vouchercloud website. The purpose of the project was to challenge the existing designs, suggesting potential areas for improvement that would enhance the product that vouchercloud puts out to the market.

HTML5 Game

Mobile and desktop HTML5 game “Find and Create” designed for the CBeebies programme Show Me Show Me. The animations were created in Adobe Edge Animate. Produced whilst freelancing for Aardman Animations. More →

Simulation Game

User interface designed for “Music Inc.“, a simulation game created for UK Music and the Intellectual Property Office whilst freelancing for Aardman Animations. More →

Visiting Lecturer at UWE

In 2007 I joined the University of the West of England (UWE) as a Visiting Lecturer on the Graphic Design degree course. More →

Sito web per bambini!

Website designed for Boing, an Italian kid’s TV channel. Created whilst freelancing for Turner Broadcasting System. More →

52 by 52

52 by 52

52 by 52 is a weekly photo challenge set by fifty-two accomplished photographers throughout the course of a year. More →

Biggles Logo

Wingzilla logo

Logo created for New York based food outlet Biggles.

USB Card // Refugee Run // UNHCR

Refugee Run

Pull-up banners stands, USB cards, stickers, presentations, a website and logo for the UNHCR Refugee Run. More →

Generative Logo

Generative Logo

My logo was generated on-the-fly from info about projects that I’d worked on since the start of my career. More →

Shaun’s Game Academy

Responsive website designed for Shaun the Sheep Game Academy, a game-making contest backed by Nominet Trust. Created whilst freelancing for Aardman Animations. More →

Müller–Brockmann Remix

PootlePress asked me to see what I could create in just one day using their awesome new Wordpress plugin Canvas Page Builder. It enables designers to swiftly create grid based layouts and so it seemed appropriate to base the designs on some of Josef Müller-Brockmann’s classic layouts. More →

Colouring // Charlie & Lola // Complete Control

Charlie & Lola games

Working as senior designer at Complete Control I helped create nine games for Lauren Child’s popular characters Charlie & Lola. More →