I’m an independent graphic design professional with over 20 years’ agency and freelance experience. Specialising in print design, branding and visual communication. Ready to help give your marketing materials impact and consistency at every touchpoint.

Design for marketing and events


Creating visual naratives

Designing full suite marketing materials that create compelling visual narratives supporting product ranges, events and corporate story telling.


Design for brochures and ebooks

Reaching further

Working alongside your marketing team and copywriter while providing creative direction and design support to deliver engaging branded design solutions in print or online.


Making information accessible

Finding a visual approach to break down dry statistics into meaningful information through impactful infographics and report designs that will resonate with your target audience.


About me


Hello. I’m Stella, a freelance design creative based in the London borough of Richmond. After leaving a West End agency as a senior design lead, I set up my own studio and continue to help firms maintain purpose and articulate their brand identity. I work with a variety of companies from local businesses to global enterprises. Clients include PR and marketing consultancies, B2B technology solution providers, creative studios and Law firms.


A collaborative approach

I aim to get to the heart of the brief quickly, bringing your vision to life. I listen, ask questions, and make sure I understand your key objectives before offering considered and relevant solutions. Working with an independent creative gives you the added benefit of accessing professional design services in the most cost-efficient way for your organisation.

There’s no obligation to pay monthly retainers or sign up to long contracts, you can book me by the project, on a daily basis, or invest in a block of days to pull down as you require.

I build longstanding working relationships with my clients providing a flexible and responsive design service from concept to delivery. My clients can rely on me to work within budget and to an agreed timeframe. I’m proud to say clients often see me as an extension of their team – I couldn’t be happier with that.

Need more than design?
I’m part of The Comms Crowd, a freelance collective of marketing communications types, several of whom are talented commercial writers, with whom I work on a regular basis, so if you need a copywriter, between us we can bring your brand to life.

Reducing my impact on the environment.
By working from a home my carbon footprint is low as my daily commute isn’t far. Using the WWF footprint calculator my recent score was equivalent to 8.4 tonnes in 2023. I am committed to making a positive impact on my environment and continue to make improvements to reduce my carbon emissions further. 

Design services

Graphic design
Art direction

Brandmark design
Brand guidelines
Visual identity
Applied branding

Annual reports
Social media

Print artwork
Print management

Kind words


“I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Stella! She was totally engrained in our company branding/ethos and helped to evolve a modernised “Brand 2.0” while keeping the messaging and character spot-on.”

Grace Chamberlain
Bates Wells Braithwaite LLP


“It was a real pleasure working with Stella on our impact report, she was great at interpreting my requests, coming to me with ideas and made what was a very long and wordy document attractive and engaging. Not only that, her designs made the impacts really clear and helped deliver the message. Everyone I speak to gives us the most positive feedback on it.”

Angela Monaghan
Bates Wells Braithwaite LLP


“I have never worked with a designer who can capture the essence of a creative brief so accurately and instantly. We worked together to create a ‘glossy fashion mag’ as the output to an insight project (for Ebay) and Stella turned our insight report into a ‘Glamour Magazine’. It was tremendous and the client was bowled over. 

Charlotte Vickery
The Customer Closeness Company


Stella was excellent in interpreting our design vision and brought a great deal of experience, knowledge and ideas to the table. The end result was a product with which our board of directors were delighted.

Natalie Hall
Global Digital Finance (GDF)

Contact me

Thanks for visiting. If you have a project you’d like my help with please get in touch for more information.

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