Enduring design and creative direction
Hi, I’m David Abbott. I work across across graphic disciplines for people of purpose as well as on my own self-initiated projects.
I formerly worked under the name Chesapeake. Chesapeake’s spirit now lives on under my own name. I wrote a little about my reasoning for the change here.
Some recent projects
- A new site of a selection of my hand lettering at www.fastandsteady.co
- Personal projects including Document, a photographic exploration of internal landscapes and Signal and Noise my online commonplace book.
- A new website design for Bristol University Press, with blu inc
Do what you love.From Persistence and Love
Make work you love.
Work with people who believe in you.
Believe in yourself, and your gift.
Be fearless with yourself, and with clients.
Old Gold is an occasional email missive on the state of the world, design, art and whatever else takes my fancy.