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Lee is an art director at Fluid. Working in and around the overlap of art and design, producing work for arts, video games, fashion and music companies that include Sony, Capcom, Sega, EMI, Parlophone and Electronic Arts.

Over the years he has written and illustrated for the magazines Paper-Sky, Dazed and Confused, Tokion and Level and designed typefaces for T26 (Chicago) and Fountain fonts (Sweden). Since 2000 he has exhibited both as a solo artist and as a member of the Outcrowd in England, Japan, Germany and Ireland. His work has featured in numerous books and design journals, including Graphics International, Creative Review, +81, 200% Cotton, Indie Fonts, Concrete 2 Canvas and Graphic Britain.

In 2007 he was invited by UNIQLO to their Creative Awards ceremony in Japan where he received a Judges Choice Award. He was recently invited to take part in the Lightning Bolts + Innovation Art Show curated by Nike and debuting at the Beijing Olympics.

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In August I made the equally pleasurable and painful journey from Exeter to Bude, on the coast of Cornwall. With a bike a tent a camera and a friend, not realising just how hilly that part of England actually is. There‚Äôs a little piece I wrote for Level here with photographs by myself and Simon Peplow. There are a few more photos over at Flickr.


Posted by : Lee Basford Posted : Mon 16th Nov 2009
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