Simon Helyar
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Populr
Populr is the fastest messaging app in the world. No, really. Faster than all of them. And it's fun as hell. Designed and built with my iOS dev partner to show off what we can do. View more.
GETPOPULR.CO
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Story app
STORY APP
We failed, but I learnt so much. A new kind of social network and blogging app. I founded the company with a friend and investor.
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ASOS.com
ASOS.COM
Leading the design, we created a new platform for ASOS to share their content across iPhone, iPad and web.
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Great Photo Story
GREAT PHOTO STORY
50 photos with a short story accompanying each one. Written by novelist Jamie P. Barker. Photography and design by me.
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alfies.com
ALFIES.COM
I was contracted to design the branding, UI and a lot of the UX for this new social network for 'affluent people'.
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ey.com
EY.COM
UX and UI for a huge internal project for all the employees of EY.com which allows them to share and learn knowlege.
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Camelot
CAMELOT
UX and UI work for Camelot and the National Lottery. This included very complex user journeys and a UI overhaul.
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Project app
PROJECT IPAD APP
Overseen by Richard Branson. Alongside the AD, devs and writers, we launched the world’s first iPad-only magazine.
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Project app
A MILLION
I didn't have any money. I wondered how I could make money from nothing. I painted this. 40 x 40 inches, oils on canvas.
STANPEACH.COM
A Year and a Day
A YEAR AND A DAY
I worked with one of my favourite authors, Jamie P. Barker, and designed and typeset his hilarious and amazing novels.
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Robot
ROBOT
I designed this guy for family and friends at christmas, to print out and make themselves. The sides fold out into solar wings.
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App Story
APP STORY – MY BLOG
A blog I wrote detailing the development of the Story app. Humourous, heartbreaking and the ending will blow your mind.
SOTHIS.CO
ASOS Art Direction
ASOS.COM – ART DIRECTION
Before ASOS' mobile apps, I was a senior designer creating homepages, online features and art directing shoots.
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AH SH!T
AH SH!T
Mine and a friends' Hip Hop brand. We did a weekly night and ran a listings site (which is still going strong!)
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Arena magazine
ARENA MAGAZINE
With Art Director Balwant Ahira we relaunched Arena. I stayed on as resident designer until its final issue.
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Official FIFA World Cup magazine 2006
OFFICIAL FIFA WORLD CUP 2006
Working tightly with FIFA and directing a team of designers I led the design on this huge project.
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Stan Peach clothing
STAN PEACH CLOTHING
The first company I launched. All designs by me. I also created the ecommerce site, sourced materials, the lot.
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Illustration
ILLUSTRATION
After dropping out of design at university I ended up completing my degree in illustration. I loved drawing.
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