One Owl Studio
Graphic design and illustration, made in Cumbria

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Little Human Icons

I created a series of icons for Human Appeal's "Little Human" orphan sponsorship programme 2019 reports. I used their brand palette to create different badges representing different orphans, family, school and shelter.

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News, BrandingSarah Cowan
The Round

After creating the branding for Fellpack’s first restaurant venture back in 2016, I was asked to create the branding and design for their brand new, sister restaurant, The Round, in Keswick.

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Design, BrandingSarah Cowan
Drawn To The Lakes Exhibition

This year we had our very first Drawn To The Lakes exhibition, hosted at the Moon & Sixpence Coffeehouse in Cockermouth. The exhibition was a celebration of the diverse range of creatives, who live in Cumbria and are drawn to The Lakes both physically and creatively.

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Ravenstone Manor

We've had wonderful news in the Lake District this week, as the first osprey of the year has returned to Bassenthwaite. Seems like an appropriate time to share my illustrated map of Bassenthwaite Lake commissioned by Ravenstone Manor.

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Going Greener

In an attempt to be kinder to the planet, I’ve been looking into making changes of how to make my business a bit greener. Here are some of the changes I’ve made.

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NewsSarah Cowan
BBC Radio Cumbria Feature

This week I was invited to talk on BBC Radio Cumbria’s Money Talks programme with Ben Maeder along with other local business owners Dave Bealt and Suzanne Elsworth. We discussed topics such as freelancing, making connections and hot water bottles!

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InterviewSarah Cowan
The New York Smokehouse Logo Concepts

When designing branding, I like to present my clients with a range of different creative routes to choose from. Ultimately, only one gets picked, but it's interesting to have a glimpse at how much work goes on behind the scenes with some of the other concepts that didn't make the cut…

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Branding, DesignSarah Cowan
Fellpack

Fellpack is a café based in Keswick in the Lake District, founded by a group of friends with a thirst for adventure and great food. I helped them with building an identity and brand for their new venture.

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Drawn to the Lakes

I’m excited to announce the launch of Drawn to the Lakes over on Facebook. An online network for creatives in Cumbria to come together and make connections, share advice and hopefully arrange some cool creative meet-ups and events in the near future!

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