Nichola Watkiss



At Albatross Clothing they have the desire to do things differently, and with the goal of changing the fashion retail industry in the UK.
They offer a range of fitted styles with a number of unique prints which have been created especially by a number of talented individuals.

Buy Nothing Day highlights the environmental and ethical consequences of consumerism. Create a public awareness campaign for Buy Nothing Day.My concept targeted consumers outside supermarkets to think differently about how they retain foods of their everyday needs; encouraging consumers to shop less, rather than not shop at all.

With digital communication being so prevalent in our daily lives, the art of handwritten letters and sending pieces of mail seems to have been forgotten about. Influence 16-25 year olds to want to send mail again.
Doodle Mail is a set of cards that can be shared between three friends. The cards will be bought by one, and given to their chosen recipients to use and keep.

The Starlight Walk is a  midnight charity event ran by women to raise money for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd. The brief was to capture the very essence of the event through a logo and website design (The website must be easy to navigate) My solution was to set the theme based around a midnight street walk.
I kept their current identity colour, which is pink as this is their strongest identity for the Starlight Walk’s brand. I was the overall winner for this competition.

The brief for the Starpack Awards was to design a new assortment of chocolates and a gift pack for busy people who ‘never have time to sit down’ but still want to enjoy their favourite chocolates.

The new assortment of chocolate bar desserts come as either a gift compacted together with a ribbon and label, or sold separately. The concept was based around the fact that busy people do not get much chance to enjoy a delicious dessert with their lunch.

‘Make Your Mark’ This was a D&AD Brief to design a self promotional pack that can be sent off to potential employers.

Logo and stationery design for a business that sells home and giftware.

The brief was to create an advertising poster that promoted the students ‘Kingsway New Identity’ exhibition at the University of Chester.

The brief was to re-brand the faculty of Arts and Media for the University of Chester. The logo is based around the shape of the faculty building. It is separated into seven separate colours, each which represent the seven different departments at the faculty and bringing with it a sense of togetherness.