In 1995 the internet was just on the verge of becoming the zeitgeist of the time, and Microsoft wanted to provide a tool to create and manage pages for new and fledgling corporate websites. Frontpage, a WYSIWYG HTML editor and website administration application, was their answer to this need. The Frontline agency, tasked with promoting this new tool to IT Professionals, needed a front cover image for the quarterly magazine it produced for Microsoft titled Communiqué. Franklin created a rich 3D image with a tight composition, allowing space for the magazine's masthead and publication information. The result conveyed the excitement of the World Wide Web and its ability to reach and connect with new audiences across the world, all with Frontpage at its centre.
Art Direction: The Frontline Agency
3D Modelling: Stephen Franklin
Textures: Stephen Franklin
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Identity design for Kin Khao Thai restaurant, Athlone, Ireland. The design was executed across interiors, signage, menus, newspaper ads and other marketing materials.
BigPond Cable Launch Hero Image
Worked with the Art Director at Frontline to produce a hero image, the centrepiece of the Telstra Big Pond launch campaign. Blended two stock photography images using various distortion effects to create the blurred image on the outside and manipulated colour values to maintain an overall consistency.
The Oceania Project Logo
Logo design for The Oceania Project, a Not-for-profit research and information organisation established in 1988, dedicated to raising awareness about Cetacea (Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises) and the ocean environment.
Portfolio submitted as a requirement for graduating from the KvB College of Visual communication, Sydney Australia. Stephen received a diploma in Graphic Design on the 7th of December 1987.
Froot Loops Back of Pack Illustration
A promotional back of pack illustration created for Kellogg's Froot Loops cereal packaging.
Concept Visualisations for Landini Associates
Concept visualisations created for Landini Associates client projects. Each image was based on supplied architectural elevations, along with a creative brief for the materials to be used for the interior design.
Braams Brand and Marketing Collateral
Creative direction and production of Braams Property Services design collateral, and marketing materials from 1997 through to 2001.
Sqeez Juice Tetra Pak Packaging Finished Artwork
Finished artwork for the Sqeez range of juices in Tetra Pak packaging.
Microsoft Exchange Brochure Image
Composite image created for the cover of a Microsoft Exchange brochure. Sourced from multiple image styles and combined to create a visually integrated piece of digital artwork.
Unilever Flora Packaging Artwork
Development of master illustrations, photography, and master elements for the Unilever Flora Heart design packaging artwork.