A Creative Graphic Arts studio that specializes in Branding, Logos, Illustration & Typography.
Odin has twenty years of professional experience working with top tier Branding, Advertising and Digital agencies across the world, and believes this makes him stronger.
Odin was created by an English designer with Norwegian heritage. Carl Graves, born in Norwich, graduated from the University for the Creative Arts with BA Hons Degree in 2005. Carl successfully transitioned into the industry by securing several branding agency internships in the center of London. His work experience grew into a healthy freelance career over the next 20 years. As a freelance designer Carl has gained professional experience in Branding and Advertising across the world,
WHAT WE DO
I am from England. I am proud of our design and architecture. Our people are hard-working, salt-of-the-earth type folks. •• My Viking ancestors are farming settlers to The Kingdom of East Anglia from The Kingdom of Norway. Born in Norwich of East Anglia. •• I spent my childhood in Swaffham and graduated from Springwood Highschool in King’s Lynn, 1998. •• I gained a GNVQ, 1999 and National Diploma, 2000 with distinctions from the College of West Anglia, Norfolk, England. In 2001 I left home for further education. •• I completed a Higher National Diploma, 2003 in Graphic Communication from Newham Collage in East London and went on to University. •• I received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University for the Creative Arts in 2005.
NE CRAFTSMAN. COMPOSED AND CONSIDERED DESIGN. KEEPING THINGS SIMPLE & SMART.
A PERSONABLE SERVICE FROM BRIEFING TO COMPLETION, BY SENIOR DESIGNER & ART DIRECTOR, CARL GRAVES.
PEOPLE HIRE ODIN FOR DESIGN WORK THAT TRANSLATES THEIR IDEAS SUCCESSFULLY. ODIN VALUES STRATEGY, CREATIVITY & ATTENTION TO DETAIL.
© 2020, Odin Design Group. All rights reserved.
“Carl has been a great help to the London FutureBrand studio working with a variety of design teams and brands on; packaging for Silvikrin; brand guidelines for Alton Towers (UK theme park, part of the Tussauds Group); retail environments for Celtel (Telecoms). He has been hardworking, enthusiastic and a pleasure to have around.”
Kate Mckay, Senior Designer
“I am delighted to supply a reference for Carl. He proved himself to be extremly willing, hardworking, a good team player and a quick learner. We would gladly have Carl back and can also recommend him highly to other agencies.”
Sarah Jackson, Senior Designer
“I’ve been really impressed with Carl in the relatively short time I’ve worked with him. Aside from a great design eye and solid artworking skills he is also incredibly hard-working and will go out of his way to ensure a job gets done properly and on time. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to other companies.”
Richard Howarth, Project Manager
“Carl has solid all round creative skills, from print to web design and who can be briefed and left to get on with and manage his own work. He shows understanding of briefs and the briefing process and asks all the right questions. He is a nice and helpful guy to have in the studio and who is a pleasure to work with. All in all Carl is a very good freelance creative designer”.
Simon Cowburn, Head of Artwork
“We have used Carl extensively for a wide range of projects for our clients’ and have been constantly impressed with the quality of his work, his attitude and his unflappable nature. Carl goes over and above the norm constantly, and impresses us with his fantastic design work, his speed and his design skills. He is a great asset to our studio environment when he is here, joins in with the banter, and makes a great cuppa”.