About me

I am a Graphic Designer with more than six years of experience in a Communications role. I am creative and passionate about design, accessibility and interested in helping people communicate through the web, video and photography.

Get in Touch

I am looking for new projects and employment opportunities and I would love to hear from you. Send me an email – stuartlawler@gmail.com

Catherine Bush

This is the website of author Catherine Bush and has been recently  updated for her new novel Elemental. The site uses WordPress and has many different page templates and  sidebars that show a series of quotations from other authors that are important to Catherine.

For this project I have provided ongoing support, training and a WordPress training manual.

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Draft Reading Series

This long running and eclectic reading series needed a new website and I was happy to help them. The logo they provided played heavily on the idea of copyediting and typewriters, meaning the colour scheme of black, white and red was quickly decided upon. The typewriter style was used in the headings and paired with a clear sans-serif typeface for their body copy.

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Pickle Me This

The online home of the amazing Kerry Clare, writer, editor and would-be pickler. This is her place on the web where she writes, reviews  and obsesses over books.

Pickle Me This was the name of her pickling business but is put to better use here. The site has gone through several of revisions and will be altered to be mobile friendly in the future.

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Projects and Interests

I am really interested in how motion-graphics can be used to convey messages effectively, especially now that short-form video and YouTube have become such important ways to communicate. I started using After Effects part way through a #26letters challenge on instagram and I am really excited to create more motion-graphics.

I understand that Graphic Designers need to keep up with industry trends and requirements. As part of a recent website re-design I did, I had to meet the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. I learned how visually-impaired people use the internet and how important accessibility is for everyone.