ZIP Annual Report 2016–17

Annual report for Zero Invasive Predators, New Zealand. Included the development and interpretation of mapping data, and on-site and portrait photography. Full report available at

InDesign Rrrandomise Scripts

A set of simple InDesign scripts to automate a “random”, hand-set effect quickly and easily. Scripts run through each letter, applying randomness to the baseline shift, rotation, scaling, and stroke thickness of each letter. It’s all stuff you could randomise by hand, but it’d take a while. DOWNLOAD Installation Put the “Rrrandom –” folder […] Illustrations

A series of four 8-colour illustrations for, celebrating New Zealand’s unique water-based ecosystem.

Queen Charlotte Signage

Signage designed and printed for the Queen Charlotte track, Marlborough Sounds to explain the Bottle Rock project undertaken by Zero Invasive Predators (ZIP), New Zealand.


Mono-lined map of Wellington’s roads, contours, and forests, built from open-source data. Digitally printed to cherrywood veneer, 1.2 × 2.4m.

ZIP Annual Report 2015/16

For Zero Invasive Predators, New Zealand, 2016–17. Includes photographic, illustrative, and cartographic work. Printed to 100% recycled Eco paper, designed for Ink.


A small display shelf for Method Recycling, Wellington. Designed to be printed and cut from one sheet of fully-recyclable 10mm kraft fluted card, and fully assembled/disassembled without adhesive. Designed for Ink.

How to Print

A small publication on the basics of digital print, created in collaboration with a lecture series at Massey University. Designed for Ink.

The Crowd – PledgeMe

Design and production of The Crowd magazine for PledgeMe. Additional illustrations by Jem Yoshioka.

Henri Didot

A superfine Didot, Henri Didot is best used at huge sizes. Super high contrast, reworked metrics and kerning, and OpenType oldstyle figures. Keep away from balloons and inquisitive children. Download for free, or donate to support more projects. Download! Henri Didot is based on the work of Alexey Kryukov, and released under the Open Font License.

Franz Baltiqua

No squishy bits. Franz Baltiqua is made up of entirely rugged, pointy, ever-so-slightly-dangerous sharp edges. Available in four weights, and includes: Four weights: light, regular, bold, and black OpenType true small caps and alternate punctuation Various number styles, including: proportional oldstyle, proportional lining, proportional small caps, tabular oldstyle, tabular lining, tabular small caps, superscript/subscript (inc. superscript small caps) A variety of standard and […]


Nosy is a typeface facetype that uses standard Opentype ligatures to create thousands of potential faces. Add a beard, freckles, eyebrows or any one of dozens of component to make a face. To use, simply: Make sure ligatures* are on. Type in components. Choose colours. Turn on all caps! Don’t use spaces, and note that the […]

George IV

George IV, unofficial typeface of the 1820’s. Hundreds of glyphs, representing automatic alternation between different versions of every glyph, full Latin language support, and true OpenType small caps. Two versions of every glyph means means repetition is much harder to spot, and gives a convincing, hand-painted feel. George IV uses OpenType standard ligatures to provide randomisation, […]

Trýna no. 5

A rough, hand-crafted typeface with four variations of each glyph for a bristly, gorse-like feel. More kinks than no. 8 wire, and tougher than a mighty kauri. Be sure to turn on OpenType contextual alternates for full variation. Free for personal/educational use. Please consider a donation if you’d like to use it commercially. Download Trýna no. […]

Kitsune Udon

Curly and delicious. A loose, dynamic, hand-crafted script with enough OpenType flourishes to keep things interesting, and extensive language support. 1194 characters and counting. OpenType ligature support highly recommended! (Download includes instructions for how to turn this on.) Download Kitsune Udon now!


Identity and stationery design for Hvammsgerði Guesthouse, Vopnafjörður, East Iceland. Included the development of a new logo based upon the surrounding landscape, and view upon approaching the guesthouse.  


Identity and postcard creation for the small fishing village of Vopnafjörður, East Iceland. Branding was to incorporate the existing logo of the town, and use photos taken in and around the area – mostly by locals. Copy played with the distance and obscurity of the location, whilst celebrating the unique aspects of the village.


Audio production for Ringu – a looping installation piece created with Robert Wallace at Parallel Teeth.


A hand-inked recreation of a classic typeface. Best at big sizes (but don’t go crazy). Be sure to turn on discretionary ligatures to enjoy a set of entirely inappropriate ligatures. Entirely inappropriate ligatures inspired by Avant Garde. Be sure to turn on discretionary ligatures in Photoshop/InDesign. Download Futíða now!

Les Rosbif

An ode to drawing words on each other’s arms with Sharpies in Wellington, New Zealand. Unapologetically imperfect, and stuffed with an improbable melange of ligatures. Available on