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    Joe Stratton: >H : Posthuman – Joe Stratton x cmyka / Myka Arnado

Great music-focussed graphic design portfolio from Manchester's Joe Stratton

Posted by Alex Moshakis,

Manchester-based creative Joe Stratton epitomises current graphic design trends. That is, his portfolio – which abounds with wavy lines, internet-sourced imagery and manipulated type – tends towards fine art (why are young designers so scared of designing sweetener packaging?). But Stratton instead displays compositional nous, a keen visual eye and technical finesse. And combine this with the fact he seems to be working mainly for clients in music – an industry dependent on its ability to reflect contemporary fashions – and you can conclude Stratton’s pretty much nailing it.

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    Joe Stratton: ✈

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    Joe Stratton: ✈

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    Joe Stratton: The Solstice Accession Project

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    Joe Stratton: Béton brut

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    Joe Stratton: A January Incondite Gallimaufry

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Posted by Alex Moshakis

Alex originally joined It’s Nice That as a designer but moved into editorial and oversaw the It’s Nice That magazine from Issue Six (July 2011) to Issue Eight (March 2012) before moving on that summer.