Dan Vaughan - Art Director in Tokyo

Dan Vaughan

I'm an art director in Tokyo, Japan

Available for contracts

I speak English

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About me

I'm an art director and designer from Adelaide living in Tokyo. Currently studying and working on a range of freelance projects, with a particular focus on typographic and editorial projects.

My Creations

  1. Amble Magazine

    24 December 2015

    Amble is a magazine of carefully curated stories taken directly from locals, expats and regular travellers of Tokyo.

    As the creative director and designer of Amble, I was responsible for the magazine's identity (including its name), its layout, and illustrations. The creative direction of the magazine was influenced by my... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  2. Sixes & Twelves

    18 September 2015

    Sleeve art for a digital-only album released under New Weird Australia, a not-for-profit organisation that promotes eclectic and experimental Australian music. Sixes & Twelves was a compilation of tracks from different artists that each featured a guitar in some way.

    By moving different objects (water in a glass, biscuit crumbs... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  3. In Situ

    18 September 2015

    In Situ is the end-of-year graduate publication of architecture and interior architecture students of the 2014 class at the University of South Australia. Built around ideas of architecture and responsivity, the book uses visual metaphor and flexible layouts to explore the show’s themes.

  4. Ross McHenry

    18 September 2015

    Business cards for Ross McHenry, a bassist and producer interested in jazz, afrobeat, contemporary electronic and sample based music.

    The card features Ross' name arranged like planets, with pinholes between letters that act as stars when the card is held against a light surface – a reference to Ross' love... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  5. InDaily.com.au

    4 February 2016

    Website redesign for InDaily, an independent online newspaper based in Adelaide
    Designed at, and developed by Lightbulb Digital.

    Having discontinued their print edition to focus solely on their online presence, InDaily needed a website that was fast and sophisticated, yet welcoming and reliable. I designed the site around a flexible... continue reading (0, 0 images)