As part of the Telstra BigPond Cable launch, packaging was needed for the cable modem that connected users to the new service. To complement the fiery look of the campaign hero image, Frontline's Art Director chose a stock image of an x-rayed hand that had a similar feel, along with an interesting halftone effect. He wanted to incorporate a mouse to convey the blistering speeds that would be attained with the new service. This required that the Microsoft mouse photograph be matched exactly to the stock image. Stephen was able to achieve the effect in Photoshop, matching both the colour edging and halftone screen exactly. The resulting image was a seamless composite, ready for use in both the packaging and the larger advertising campaign.
Art Direction: The Frontline Agency
Retouching: Stephen Franklin
View more projects
John Bullers Pies Packaging Artwork
Creative artworking for the John Bullers Family Pies. A new product range from Green Isle Foods.
Microsoft Windows Server NT Image
Cover illustration created for a Microsoft Windows Server NT sales brochure for the Frontline agency, Sydney.
Queensland Energy Revolution Report
A seventy-page report on Queensland energy. Franklin designed the complete report including all graphs, charts, and illustrations. The target format was a short run digitally printed document.
Freedom Unlimited Website
Design and development of the Freedom Unlimited website, Dublin, Ireland.
Merrilake Promotional Calendar Illustration
Stephen's contribution to the Merrilake agency’s promotional calendar. He was requested to respond to the brief "Merrilake Illustrators are not just bums on seats!" in the style of his favourite artist. Salvador Dali's "Sleep" was Franklin's inspiration.
Ecotech Logo Design and Stationery
Logo design and stationery for Ecotech Recycling, Dublin, Ireland.
Froot Loops Back of Pack Illustration
A promotional back of pack illustration created for Kellogg's Froot Loops cereal packaging.
Brightspark Brand Identity
Identity design for Brightspark, a Dublin-based digital marketing agency.
Sqeez Juice Tetra Pak Packaging Finished Artwork
Finished artwork for the Sqeez range of juices in Tetra Pak packaging.
HCi Identity Design
Corporate identity and stationery design for HCi, a Knowledge and Process Management company based in Sydney, Australia.