Jen Collins
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Print, Promotional and In Situ

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V&A Dundee: A Few Minutes of Design

This installation, developed by V&A Dundee in partnership with Creative Education Trust, encouraged visitors to take some paper, a pencil and a few minutes to explore the world of design, inspired by the museum’s Scottish Design Galleries.

I provided the installation’s design, creating a 15 meter long illustration to house a series of activities that invited visitors to engage with a range of simple provocations rooted in design principles. Illustrations were also applied to five worktables for participants to use. Over the duration of a week, when the museum was both open and closed, I created the wall artwork in situ.

Photos: Julie Howden


Mollie Makes digital wallpaper displayed on iPad and iPhone

Mollie Makes: Digital Wallpaper

Downloadable wallpaper for phones and tablets, created for weekly digital craft magazine Gathered by Mollie Makes.


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DCA: Summer Market Poster

Detail from a poster for Dundee Contemporary Arts' annual summer craft and design market. A group of people hanging out, having fun and making things.


Full poster for FESTIMULL!

Comar: FESTIMULL! Poster

Poster for a summer festival hosted by Isle of Mull arts venue, Comar. I provided illustrations that showcased the range of activities on offer, from circus skills to storytelling, in a fun and summery style.


Design for Zizzi restaurant mural; banking theme
Design for Zizzi restaurant mural; communication theme
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Zizzi: Restaurant Mural

The past lives of Glasgow’s Royal Exchange inspired this restaurant mural. The building had previously been both a bank and the city’s first telephone exchange; I combined these two functions with fun, relatable visuals, which I then painted over seven days prior to the restaurant's opening night.
Photo © Andy Buchannan


Pecha Kucha Dundee flyer

Creative Dundee: Digital Pecha Kucha Flyer

A digital flyer for Creative Dundee's fifth Pecha Kucha. Sprouting plants and giant pencils communicate topics discussed at past events: growing businesses, developing ideas and sharing creative insights.


Coworking Toronto location map

Coworking Toronto: Location Map

A map of Toronto that highlights coworking facilities and shared office spaces across the GTA.