Simon Griffee Design Photography Writing Illustration

Design Work

I am available for freelance design work and am particularly interested in art, video games, music, education, gender equality, and basic income projects. Contact me. Sometimes, when the moon is full, you can find me yelling through my screen in Dribbble and Instagram. Selected Clients: Bruce Gilden, Columbia University, Joan Creative, Milton Glaser, United Nations.

Plant Guardian Landscape

Woman looking into the sun in a verdant African landscape.

Key art made for an International Plant Protection Convention promotional video. Here are more details about the project. 🌱 ☀️

Pencil Illustrations for the United Nations Archives

Pencil illustrations made to represent various concepts for the United Nations Archives.

Pencil illustrations made the the UN Archives Section.

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Ensemble Échappé Posters

Ensemble Échappé calligraphic title made with a brush.
Hand-painted calligraphic brush title along with variations of a poster design for Ensemble Échappé.

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The Core 100 Logotype Design

Core 100

Columbia University’s Centennial Celebration of its Core Curriculum has begun and you might spot a strange Core 100 logo here and there around the campus. Having designed the logotype, I wanted to give a visual overview of the work involved in making it.

Notebook page with Core 100 logotype design notes.

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Watercolor for Arjomand Poster, New York City, 2019

Published 2019 October 14

Watercolor painting for a poster announcing Ramin Amir Arjomand’s upcoming 2019 November 7th concert at Columbia University’s Italian Academy.

The poster:

Arjomand2019 Poster 24x16in B Watercolor

The flyer: Arjomand2019 Flyer 8.5x11in B Watercolor

Vintage Black and White Photo Treatment, Firenze, Italia, c. 1955

Published 2019 October 14

Digital treatment of vintage black and white photograph “Abito Carosa, 1955 © Giorgini Archive”, for the Heritage Practices and Critical Fashion Theories workshop and exhibition at the Italian Academy.

Signage Typography, New York City, 2019

Published 2019 July 2