Graphic Designer, Digital Illustrator, and Restorative Artist in London, UK
My name is Ryan, and I am art director at Vandeput Co., a small graphic design collective based in London. Before this, however, I was a Registered Nurse Practitioner in the NHS for almost 20 years. During this time, I would continue to practice design alongside my career as a Nurse, but in early 2009, I created Vandeput Co., a small graphic design startup. However, I have been involved in graphic design, digital illustration and restorative art since 2002, and made the decision to focus exclusively on graphic design as a career in 2012.
I am originally from South Wales and I have lived in London and Leicester for long periods of time. As of April 2020, London will become my home once again. A country boy at heart, I find myself not only adjusting to city life again, but wondering why I left at all! My interests range from writing to photography. I am also interested in literature, music, contemporary and classic design, the arts, true crime and crafts. In my leisure time, I enjoy the great outdoors, illustrating, jewellery making and creative writing, as well listening to a diverse range of podcasts. I advocate for equal rights for the LGBT+ community and other marginalised groups. I am a black ally and support the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
You can click the button above to visit my website. If you’d like to get in touch, feel free to say hello through any of the social links below. My new website for 2020 is currently in development and is launching soon at vandeput.co - in the meantime, you may wish to visit my new blog which is now live at blog.vandeput.co or to hire me, email firstname.lastname@example.org