Based in beautiful Bristol, Chris Malbon, AKA Melbs is an active member of the area’s thriving art and design scene, regularly giving talks at local colleges and universities. He classes himself as a creative all-rounder, comfortable designing from the side of matchbox to large murals, be it pencil, pen, paint or pixel, he’s happy using them all.
A hardworking and prolific contributor, Chris has created work for an array of clients and agencies over the past 15 years. He has worked on campaigns for Coca-Cola, Sony, London 2012, Unilever, Carhartt, Nestle, Nike and MTV and has plenty more impressive credits under his belt, so he is no stranger to the pressure that comes from working on high-profile campaigns.
Incredibly experienced and versatile, Chris is able to adapt his style and creative process to fit the demands of the job in hand, this chameleon like ability makes Chris a winner for any campaign large or small. The end result is always of the highest quality both artistically and commercially.
The scarily tall father of two never switches off from the creative process, constantly figuring out innovative new concepts and ideas. His career has taken him on a journey through some renowned studios including Attik, Zip Design, Version, Sun House and the brilliant McFaul Studio.
WHO FOR ...
PRESENT: SUNHOUSE CREATIVE
We combine strong strategic thinking with great creative minds to help our global clients deliver a fantastic product. From packaging, brand identity, brand strategy, styleguides, licensing and instore, we always strive to deliver work that connects our clients to their audience, via their product, with great commercial impact.
At the heart of our business we have fantastic client relationships. These include: BBC, Boston Tea Party, Carlsberg, Coca-Cola, Danone, Discovery Channel, MTV and Unilever. We’re persistently proactive, we love what we do and we try to go the extra mile at every opportunity.
PRESENT: BOSE COLLINS
Successfully applying creativity is at the heart of everything we do. Now in our 21st year, our London design consultancy has developed into a successful ideas hub for our clients in USA, Europe and Japan.
From concept to delivery, we blend ideas from a diversity of sectors and disciplines to create distinctive solutions: film, animation, branding, graphic design, illustration, 3D graphics, art direction, sound design, fashion, exhibitions, architecture and interiors.
Operating a global, networked business, we hand pick the best talent for each project, with individuals contributing their own cultural diversity to the creative process. Our tried and tested method of working seamlessly across disciplines, cultures and time zones intrigues clients, who trust us to deliver time and again.
The range and quality of our work is demonstrated in our portfolio, where all the content has been created in-house.
TERM: BRISTOL CITY COLLEGE
McFaul Studio is big but small. An innovative, one-stop, design agency with an impressive global following...and more than handful of awards! Boutique. Bijou. Perfectly formed and harboring the best of the best from all over the world, they currently reside on England's sunny South Coast. Specializing in brand creation, art direction and innovative ideas, they provide unrivaled support and direction during a project from that first initial idea to its implementation and beyond...on any material, any surface and any media. They love relationships. Big or small - they love you all.
Working with the incredible Anthony Oram
ATTIK is a global creative agency focused on developing integrated advertising, digital and branded experiences. ATTIK's expertise in strategic planning, design, advertising, production, client service and research has driven extraordinary success across most consumer product and service categories. Articulating corporate brand strategy and designing creative solutions for advertising, below-the-line and online media, ATTIK ensures target audiences are vitally connected to client brands.
ILOVEDUST/PLAY NICELY/TAXI STUDIO/E3