JEREMY THORNTON art & design



  • Newsletters
  • Flyers / Posters / Postcards
  • Stationary: Letterheads / Business Cards
  • Brochures
  • Annual Reports / Report Covers
  • Complete Book Design
  • "Telling Your Story" editions. Compiling, editing visual biographies.
  • Web Site Design / Web Site Graphics
  • Illustration
  • Photography (using available light)
  • Art installation


Design Approach

  • Keep the design simple
  • Communicate clearly
  • Make services affordable
  • Develop ongoing relationships
  • Treat each job individually
  • Be flexible



I spent my formative years in England. After graduating from Hornsey College of Art in London with a degree in art and design, I lived and worked as an illustrator in Mexico and Hawaii before settling in the San Francisco Bay Area, working as a freelance illustrator for major advertising agencies. Then I reconnected with graphic design working on a wide range of projects. My skills and experience as an illustrator and photographer provide a strong visual sensibility and many years of painting have taught me flexibility and creative problem solving.

I am proficient in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator & Dreamweaver. I am comfortable updating and providing graphics for Wordpress sites.


Clients Include:

Arctos Press • Bay Area Bicycle Coaltion • California Department of Public Health • California State Independent Living Council • CB Follett, poet • Rebecca Foust, poet • Lowell Jaeger, poet • Marin County Bicycle Coalition • Marin Poetry Center • Marsh Hawk Press • Milleys • National Park Service • O'Hanlon Center for the Arts • Pan American Health Organization • Parisi Transportation Consulting • Safe Routes to Schools • Salmon Run Press • San Francisco Injury Center • Serena & Lily • Susan Terris, poet • David St. John, poet • Trauma Foundation • Transportation Authority of Marin • University of California • World Health Organization



How can I keep my design costs low?
Before beginning a job, it's my responsibility as a designer to discuss with you ways to be organized and clear about what you want. For instance, final text that has been reviewed by an editor or planned ahead web site navigation will eliminate multiple changes and help keep costs down.

Which logo file should I send?

It's always best to start with the "Illustrator" .ai or vector art file. (You might find it as an .eps file.) This will give the best reproduction possible. If you don't have this file request it from the designer of your logo or the printer you have been using.

What resolution should my photographs have?

Printed work requires high resolution photos whereas web can have lower rez. The solution is to always take high resolution photos, they can always be resized.




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