Hello! I'm Mark Barnes, a freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator from Medway, Kent, specialising in logo design, branding and narrative illustration.

I help businesses reach their potential through professional graphic design and illustration services. With over fourteen years experience working freelance within the design, arts and print industries, I've worked on a huge variety of projects for clients of all shapes and sizes creating logo designs, advertising, brochures, typography, branding, copywriting, character designs, illustrations, comic strips, exhibition design, packaging, stationery and more.

I enjoy working on logo and brand identity projects in particular, incorporating illustration wherever possible to create unique and effective identities to give your business, project or event the edge you need.

Awards

Chatham Vines Public Art Award - Winner, for Museum of Tales

Medway Culture and Design Awards - Winner, for Shadowplay with Wendy Daws / Highly Commended, for Museum of Tales

Education

BA (hons) Illustration, Kingston University

Selected Exhibitions

A Thousand Words (with Bryan Talbot, Joe Decie & Ian Williams), Rochester Art Gallery and Craft Case, Rochester 2014 / Chatham Zoo, Nucleus Gallery, Chatham 2012 / That's You That Is, Nucleus Gallery, Chatham 2010Images 33, London College of Communication, London 2009 / The Centre of All Things, Nucleus Gallery, Chatham 2008 / Museum of Tales - Chatham Town Tales, Nucleus Gallery, Chatham 2008 / Medway Art Festival, Eastgate House, Rochester 2007 / Artwave Festival, Lewes 2006 / With Love, Coninsby Gallery, London 2005 / Shukuga-Kai, Coninsby Gallery, London 2001