"It is always a joy to work with Richard, something I have had the honour of doing on several projects now, over a number of years. The integrity behind Richard’s work is based not just on his exemplary and innovative design expertise, but on a duty of care to the spirit, material and people of place. His design vision comes from his intention to be genuinely in service of place, its history and contemporary life to form its future. Richard takes the client on this journey with him, transforming the brief into something beyond expectation and that will stand the test of time. You will not regret working with Richard. You will be all the better for it." Dr. Cara Courage, Head of Tate Exchange at Tate

“Richard has delivered a number of significant cultural placemaking projects for me on behalf of Hackney Council, involving a wide range of stakeholders - from primary school-aged poets to reggae musicians and the families of the children who lost their lives in the New Cross Massacre of 1981. Every group I have introduced Richard to he has dealt with professionally, sensitively and collaboratively, being respectful and mindful of context, but also confidently pushing us out of our comfort zones to explore creative possibilities that we would never have considered. The huge word fence in Shoreditch Park is a fantastic celebration of young local writers where their words are front and centre, BRAFA Square in Shoreditch reveals the history of the forgotten story of Hackney’s answer to Live Aid, a hugely significant part of Hackney’s African and Caribbean history, and the memorial to New Cross Fire we recently unveiled in Hackney Downs Park is an incredibly moving monument exploring Hackney’s links to the Black People’s Day of Action and honouring those that were lost in the New Cross Fire. All three of these commissions are impressive and have far exceeded my expectations, thank you Richard for your creativity, patience and flexibility and for being a joy to work with.” Emma Winch, Engagement & Development Manager for Culture, Libraries & Heritage, Hackney Borough Council

"We’ve been working with Richard to develop ideas on how to make connections throughout our wonderful city Västerås. He is one of the most talented designers I have ever worked with and his ideas are sensitive and extraordinary. In a short time he has managed to understand our place culture and has introduced ideas that look at how we connect with our city through storytelling and wayfinding. He is a pleasure to work with and the passion he has for our city projects and ambitions is infectious. He is a most original imaginative thinker and has the ability to focus on place detail and the greater region, to create strong relationships with people and place. He communicates well and has good skills in working with the different companies and organisations involved. His work is of incredible high quality and he is a very professional and well liked partner. We look forward to a continued relationship with him and developing great design work
for our city Västerås." Maria Fors, CEO, Västerås Citysamverkan AB, Sweden

“Richard is a pleasure to work with. He has creative and innovative ideas for the public realm and a collaborative approach to design and making. For our work on Walthamstow High Street he felt part of the team, whilst offering his own creative vision within his expertise. Really keen to work with you again Richard.” Roland Karthaus, Matter Architecture / Assoc. Prof. UEL / Research Fellow UCL IIPP

"We have worked with Richard on the identity, messaging and wayfinding elements on some of our major projects incl. Brighton Open Market and The Foundry. In all cases, Richard has delivered a great brand, satisfying multiple demanding stakeholders without forfeiting the creative elements of design. He has been very patient, flexible and proactive throughout each process and has always made himself available to us as his clients, whether for minor ad hoc queries, or requests for site visits and attendance at Board meetings. I would not hesitate to recommend Richard and look forward to working with him again in the future." Simon Halls, Marketing Manager, The Ethical Property Company

“Richard is a well informed and talented designer who brings a huge passion for his work to the design team. He is a joy to work with. I highly recommend him in the capacity of a graphic designer focusing on the specifics of what makes a ‘place’ via the medium of wayfinding.”  Duncan Baker-Brown, BBM Sustainable

“Yelo have worked with Richard on a number of projects. His first commission through us was for One Hove Park a large residential scheme in Hove for a housing association. The process we went through was fantastic and it led to a beautiful solution for the wayfinding in the park that throughly engaged everyone. We now endeavour to involve Richard in all of our projects and we absolutely believe his work is integral to the success of our projects.”  Andy Parsons, Yelo Architects

“Graphic designers are a pain in the arse. Fact! One sees art. One sees ads. One sees what one fails to understand. What is key about Wolfi’s work is inexplicable to me. However, one looks at art, ads and so forth and one can’t say why or how it simply seems right and when it does not. I can only infer that he knows so much about design, typography, colours, layout, gestalt… whatever, that I got bored rigid years ago trying to understand what he was on about. Ultimately, I have never not loved anything he has done. And I hate him.”  Dominic O’Byrne, O’Byrne Communications

“Richard is one of the most talented designers I have ever worked with. I can highly recommend him to any organisation who values their brand and needs it to be in the safest hands with a designer who values it as highly as they do. He will make it his challenge to take it even further than the client imagined possible.”  Maxine Horn, Creative Barcode

“Richard is, without doubt, one of the top independent designers in the UK with a pedigree and a portfolio to back up this claim. A joy to work with, he is highly creative, hugely professional and always keen to explore new, innovative and challenging routes.”  Simon Dover, Idealogy

“Richard’s work is often spoken about in hushed tones by other designers – he’s the designer others look up to. He has a great range of creative ideas, some fantastic work – you couldn’t go wrong.”  Julia Chanteray, The Joy of Business

“Richard and I have worked on many projects over the years and we normally like to push the boundaries of technology and creativity. His attention to detail is second to none and his ability to combine fine typography within a stunning layout is a skill that very few designers have. When working on projects he has the ability to establish the clients needs very quickly and create solutions that not only surpass expectation but also on time and within the budget. Like I said, his attention to detail is one of his best attributes, not only in his design but also in his project management processes. A true veteran of old school typography who understands the digital environment better than anyone I know. You can trust this guy to deliver best in class across all communication channels.”  Graeme Hodges, 33Hz

“Richard’s work is of the highest quality and he is a pleasure to work with. He recently developed the brand for my new business. All his ideas were thought provoking and innovative and the end result stunning. The feedback I have received from my clients and contacts has been extremely positive. Thank you Richard for helping me at the start of my new venture.”  Lynne Passmore, Lynne Passmore Family Law

“Richard is utterly superb at what he does and an all round good guy. He’s completely reliable and easy to work with. Having got to know Richard well due to the work he’s done for us over the years, I’m now honoured to be able to know him as a good friend and have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone. He is caring and is extremely ethical as well as a great family chap. Richard is one of the best people I know.”  Jeremy Spiller, White Hat Media

“Richard is a conscientious and flexible agent. His presentations are exemplary and he is always very clear in his advice and recommendations. His work is of an extremely high quality and he always manages to be extremely creative within the brief he is given. His professionalism is evident in everything he does. He is a pleasure to work with and we would describe the continuing relationship with him as excellent.”  Marianne Saabye, London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority

“Richard stands out above any other designer I have worked with because he takes time to understand the project and cares about every detail. He’s great at finding design solutions for complex/wayward content and is very easy to work with. His collaboration with Creative Partnerships resulted in an award-winning publication. Much deserved.”  Anna Cutler, Creative Partnerships Kent

“Richard is an extremely creative and imaginative designer, with great problem solving skills, and is always a pleasure to deal with.”  Andrew Nicols, Andrew Nicols Interiors

“Richard, did a great job in understanding what our product / service was about and then coming up with superb design which reflected that. He really listened carefully to us, and was very patient and understanding throughout the design process. Would unhesitatingly recommend him.”  Michael Gasiorek, TradeSift

“Working with Richard has been an absolute pleasure. He responded very quickly and imaginatively to the brief, presented numerous great ideas and then delivered well within the timeframes agreed. We have been extremely happy with every piece of work that Richard has produced for us and I am very happy to recommend him and look forward to working with him again in the future.”  Thea Allison, Brighton and Hove Business Community Partnership

“Richard recently re-designed our company brochure. I was very pleased with his creative vision; his guidance and knowledge on what worked well and what didn’t, keeping me on track; sticking to timeframes and working to some very tight deadlines; very friendly, accessible, and able to undertsand what I wanted. Highly recommended.”  John Ainscough, Ainscough Associates
“Richard worked as designer on a small team assembling a brochure for a council’s bid to central Government. On very short deadlines, he created a clear and elegant design, responded to feedback, and maintained excellent client relationships at a time when the principal negotiator for the council was under considerable pressure. The result was described by the lead Cabinet Office negotiator as “by a long way the best and clearest supporting documentation that any city deal contender has brought. It is really excellent.”  Anthony Zacharzewski, The Democratic Society

“Richard is incredibly talented. It is not easy to find a designer of his calibre. The work he has carried out for me is exceptional, perfect. Not only this but he is able to generate this high level of work in far less time than any ‘normal’ designer. If you need some design input you should have a look at his portfolio. Then call him.”  Robin Dally, Ethical SEO

“Richard is a top league designer that I have worked with on projects for over 10 years. He is incredibly creative, professional and also extremely nice. I’d recommend him without hesitation at all.”  Andrea Cockerton, Mudhut

“It was great working with Richard on the Kings Hill wayfinding project. His trust in the process and open-ness to input and ideas from colleagues, was very refreshing. That approach set the tone for the project and gave us the freedom we needed to facilitate the community to deliver us a depth and quality of language. I really look forward to seeing how the work develops from here.”  Douglas Noble, Wheely Groovy

“Richard is world-class in his field and a gentleman, too. I highly recommend him.”  Robb Smith, Chrysallis, the human evolution platform

“I just wanted to say thank you for all you help with this project; your patience, professional approach and easy-going attitude has made working with you a pleasure. We would certainly use you again for any future project.”  Sally D Johnston, Clare College Cambridge

“Richard is quite simply one of the most gifted graphic designers I’ve ever met. His astonishing ability to create graphic solutions for both print and web that are as aesthetically beautiful as they are commercially successful, is, quite simply, a rare and potent gift. If you’re reading this because you’re looking for graphic design that is as intelligent as it is commercial, then I recommend that the very next thing you do is pick up the phone and call Richard.”  Ed Carr, Brand Group

“Richard is a wonderfully confident designer – and so he should be as he is both gifted and conscientous in all he does… and what he doesn’t know about typography is too peripheral to be worth knowing. Project meetings are much the better for his presence and I look forward to opportunities to collaborate with him. Highly recommended.”  Rob Shepherd, Press Dispensary

“McMcArts have really enjoyed working with Richard in developing our brand design and identity. He’s been extremely helpful and supportive throughout the process – from initial design concepts, where he responded positively and imaginatively, through to print production and delivery. He communicates well at every stage and we look forward to working with him in the future. I first worked closely with Richard during the time he designed the brochure and marketing collateral for Brighton Festival. He always had a highly professional approach to time, cost and tight deadlines, and was great to work with during what was often a very pressured time.”  Jane McMorrow, McMcArts

“I have known and worked with Richard for several years. He has delivered exceptional graphic design results which have enhanced the profile and reputation of my clients. If you need a qualified professional with many years business experience contact him.”  Clive Bonny, Strategic Management Partners

“Richard is a superb designer especially when it comes to corporate identity work. He is a perfectionist and highly experienced. You can be sure that whatever he creates will help your organisation stand out from the crowd and work well wherever it is applied.”  Suzi J Christie, Blueberry PR

“Richard is one of those people who you head for across a crowded room. Always positive and personable, he is a family man with a strong moral code. Highly experienced in his field, I would rate him very highly indeed.”  Paul Hopwood, Paul Hopwood Consulting Limited

“Richard has worked with ALLIANTIST on a few occasions, most recently to deliver a rebrand of the overall company identity to complement our innovative pam partnering software service. He has done a great job, pushing our boundaries with his creativity and curiosity and delivered super results within budget and to a tight timescale. His relationships with others such as printers also meant that we got a one stop shop and he co-ordinated all of that very well too!”  Mark Darby, Alliantist

“Richard is a very talented senior designer and art director with many years of top level industry experience. He ‘gets’ the brief very quickly, and has an amazing knack of making a client feel in very safe hands from the outset. I always look forward to working on projects with Richard. He comes highly recommended.”  Robert Day, Liquid Light

“Working with Richard is a joy. In fact, it often feels more like creative play in developing ideas and making them manifest. I have been able to trust his judgement and expertise in creating elegant design solutions for my business’s over the last few years and will continue to for many to come.”  James Clifton, Integral College

“We commissioned Richard to design an ‘Encarta-style’ CD-ROM aimed at young people answering many of their questions about drugs and providing visual materials and a platform game as well. We were very pleased with the outcome and the end product was well received by both the funders of the project and the education field to whom it was targeted. Richard is very easy to work with, took great care to understand the material and delivered within what was a very tight budget.”  Harry Shapiro, DrugScope
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