Phil Lowles

Print design

With over twelve years' experience in print layout and design, I can create flyers, booklets, menus, programmes, business cards, logo design, adverts, or pretty much anything else you need to create for print media. I am available immediately and actively looking for work right now.

Please see my portfolio for examples of my print design work.

Please contact me if you would like to discuss a job opportunity or if you would like to hire me to design something for you. My rates are reasonable, turnaround times are fast (depending on the scale of the project of course).



Basingstoke Gazette

Mar 1996 - Dec 2007

Production Operative

Pelton Road,
RG21 6YD
  • Responsible for design and production of adverts for local newspaper
  • Responsible for download delivery and content checking of adverts from external sources via Email, FTP, Adfast and other Internet procedures
  • Software: QuarkXPress 4.1, Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe Acrobat 7.0, Multi-Ad Creator, FTP software, Adfast Internet advert delivery system


Camp 2015 booklet Camp 2015 booklet
A booklet I produced for our Boys' Brigade 2015 Summer Camp. The theme for the week was "I'm a Camper get me out of here!". The design proved very popular with attendees and featured jungle page borders and cute cartoon jungle animals. The design is a 16 page full colour booklet to be printed on A4, folded and bound as an A5 booklet.
TitanCon flyers TitanCon flyers
Flyers for TitanCon, a science-fiction and fantasy literature and media fan convention held in Belfast, Northern Ireland. These full colour flyers were designed to be double sided and included 3mm bleed as specified by the print company.
3rd Basingstoke Boys' Brigade badgework guide Badgework guide
A 12 page full colour booklet featuring information on Boys' Brigade badges. This was printed on A4, folded and bound as an A5 booklet.
Charis Hair logo Charis Hair logo
A logo designed for an African hair and beauty supplier based in Basingstoke. I worked with the client to create a suitable logo for their business.
TitanCon name badges TitanCon 2014 name badge
I put a lot of effort into creating beautifully printed name badges for every TitanCon. These are designed at 300dpi print quality and printed onto 10x15 Kodak photo paper.
Basingstoke Gazette Reading Warehouses advert for the Basingstoke Gazette
I worked as an advert typesetter at the Basingstoke Gazette for 12 years. This included a wide range of print designs from small classified and trade adverts, up to full page full colour estate agent adverts, and this full page advert for Reading Warehouses - an awful looking advert it has to be said, but was a lot of hard work to produce every week.
TitanCon programmes TitanCon 2013 programme cover
Including a 24 page programme for TitanCon 2012 and a 28 page programme for TitanCon 2013. Both are A5 sized full colour layouts throughout. The TitanCon 2013 programme book featured paid adverts, three of them designed and typeset myself following guidelines set out by the client.
Raffle posters WorldCon 2010 BWB charity raffle poster
I have hosted several charity raffles at conventions over the past 10 years including WorldCons in USA and Australia, with prizes such as books, t-shirts and games, some of which were donated by George RR Martin. To help advertise a raffle I would produce a poster with all the prizes and details. These posters range in size from A4 to A2.
Apple Blossom menu Apple Blossom
An A3 menu poster created in 2006 for Apple Blossom Catering, a local Basingstoke based business.
TitanCon Schedules TitanCon 2015 schedule
The schedule sheet is an essential hand out for every attendee at TitanCon. This is how everyone finds out what's on, where it's on and which guests are on each panel. I pride myself on creating clear and clean looking schedule sheets that are easy to read and easy on the eye.