Xuan Phan 
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Xuan Phan is a graphic designer and an illustrator based in London, who focuses on graphic design, visual identity, illustration, typography, data visualisation and more.

  1. Karoshi
  2. 502 Bad Gateway
  3. Death by Overwork
  4. Facebook Good Adds Up
  5. Cadogan Hoarding
  6. The Art of Ink Painting
  7. Grafik Poster
  8. Indigo Magazine
  9. Diaspora Disco
  10. Data Privacy
  11. Resettled Spaces


2019  | Kingston University, (MA) Graphic and Creative Future, UK

2015 - 2018 | University of Westminster, (BA) Graphic Communication Design, UK
First class honours degree (GPA: 4.00)

2014 | University of Hertfordshire, (BA) Contemporary Visual Media, UK

My Modules:
• Design process and professional practice
• Visual grammar, literacy and intelligence
• Typography, type as image
• Creative futures
• Designing research
Visual storytelling, narrative and sequence


2019 | Charlie Smith Design
Graphic Design, Illustration

• Working closely with Charlie Smith (partner of Pentagram) to design and assist the Charlie Smith Design team to develop graphics concepts, websites, illustrations for large format and display visuals in a range of media. Design illustration hoardings, window display designs for Cadogan Estate, in Chelsea central London

2018 | Westminster University
Graphic Design, Illustration

• Designing and developing large poster concepts, graphics and editorial layouts, award entries, event media package, showing press invitations and other social media designs, including Facebook, Instagram promotions, Eventbrite banners,...

2017 | Nexus Studio
Graphic Design, Illustration

• Working with the Nexus studio director, Johnny Kelly and Illustration studio, Nous Vous to create and design character assets for Facebook Project: Good Adds Up


• Designing and developing concepts, graphics and layouts for typography appears in the video

• Preparing artworks and designs for the Motion Graphic team

2017 | Black Dog Publishing
Graphic Design, Book and Editorial Design

• Producing high-quality graphic layouts and typography layouts

• Assisting and managing book design projects from start to finish

• Book cover design for William Daniels, Jeff Elrod, etc

• Redesigning the book ‘Wreckers of Civilisation’ by Simon Ford for the new edition

• Working with Project Manager and Art Director to produce high-quality visual design and content for book and magazine

• Creating design assets and visual content for the company website. Offering ideas for new content, graphics, imagery, etc

• Helping deliver concepts under the guidance of the Art Director, quickly and intuitively, thriving under pressure and tight deadlines.

2018 | Indigo Magazine | Graphic Design & Art Direction

2018 | 502 Bad Gateway | Graphic Design & Art Direction

2017 | WAH, Beauty Stack | Graphic Design, Brand Identity Design

Selected Awards:

2017 | International Society of Typographic Designers. ISTD 17 Merit Award

2016, 2017 | Excellence Student Award of Art and Media department, University of Westminster

Selected Exhibitions and Features:

2018 | D&AD New Blood Festival. London

2018 | Ambika P3 Degree show. London

2018 | The Creative Corner

2018 | Baseline Magazine

2017 | International Society of Typographic Designers, ISTD, London, UK

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require more information. References upon request.

Thank you.