I'm the Creative Director

at FortyTwo Studio. 



Design Mentor at GDFS 2018

Mentoring 2 day live workshops  at Graphic Design Festival Scotland

- April 2018 


Graphis Typography Annual 2018

Silver Award Winner  for Typeface creation 

- April 2018 


Grand Prix Award SCA 2017 

Winner of the coveted Grand Prix prize as well as Winner of Typography and Packaging categories 

- August 2017


Platinum & Gold Awards

3 Platinum & 1 Gold Marcom Awards for Digital, Print and Brand work  

- August 2016


Published at GDFS 2016

Poster selected for print as part of the GDFS collaboartive identity project  - September 2016

RAR Finalist X 12

12 nominations for RAR and RAR digital awards - did't win one

- June 2014

Scottish Design Awards 2018

Finalist for Corporate Identity Category for Adamant Clothing

- August 2018


Scottish Design Awards 2017

Winner of Design Craft Category for Teasmith Spirits Co.

- August 2017


Typography Commendation SCA 2017  

Typographic Commendation for BBF. With 4 nominations the win!

- August  2017


Published - The Brief 

Typographic poster selected by Hort for the first release of the Brief.press

- September 2016

150th Royal Photographic Society

My work was selected from thousands of global submissions for exhibition at the societies annual exhibition

- August 2009

Photography Projects:

A Portrait of Nowhere - The Pacific Highway.

History of a Third Place.

"The unique creativity which Sam brings to a project is outstanding and executes it with genuine passion for delivering first class work. He clearly thrives on working as part of a team and bouncing ideas between his colleagues and clients, which is equally an enjoyable part of any project between both parties"