The Online Portfolio of Ben Talbot
A little about myself.
Hey, I'm Ben! I grew up in Bury, Greater Manchester. The Arts, most prolifically, Graphic Design, have been the centre of my life since I was about 14, when I chose to study them more closely than Maths, English and Science. Since then, I have studied Graphics, Photography and Fashion & Textiles at College, finished an Art & Design Foundation year at Manchester School of Art and ultimately graduated the renowned Graphic & Media Design BA at London College of Communication (UAL) in 2018.
Since graduating, I've been on various adventures through France, Spain, Portugal and Morocco, as well as Dublin, and two incredible trips to Florida.
What do you get up to in your free time?
I spend most of my free time painting or doing stuff with family and friends. I'm a huge film fan and binge a lot of TV, but I try and squeeze in plenty of reading too. I'm also very fond of a crossword.
How did you get in to Design?
I was always creative as a child, and as I got older I developed a fascination of Architecture, which evolved in to an interest in the Arts in general and Design in particular.
Films: Top 5; Goodfellas, Forrest Gump, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Kill Bill Vol. 1, Pretty Woman.
TV Series: All the popular stuff really, favourites are Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Dexter and recently The Witcher.
Artists (Music): Tame Impala, Rolling Stones, Kaytranada, GoldLink, Clairo, Beatles & Steve Lacy.
Albums: Lonerism, Channel Orange, 99.9%, Exile on Main St, Abbey Road.
Designers/Artists/Creatives: Mark Ryden, Marion Peck, Michael Hutter, Jack Sorenson.
Places you've been: Paris, Sevilla & Miami.