Formed Thought is the Graphic Design practice of Michael Stott, currently living and working in Manchester, England. I have worked with clients from across the private, charitable and cultural sectors with a career to date spanning working for a major Advertising agency, In-house roles and freelance clients.

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I worked as lead designer on this highly visible campaign to communicate the 'Transformation Information'. The primary task was to make this an engaging, recognisable and fun campaign that softened the blow of network disruptions, producing all platform posters, wayfinding systems and a campaign brand that could flex over a lengthy time period. Produced for BJL.


Beaverbrooks, at a difficult point in trading needed to review and revitalise key marketing materials. I worked as lead designer to give them a more concise, prestigious and premium solution across their print and in store campaigns. Client and Customer satisfaction resulted in great pick up figures and staff support for the new campaigns. Produced for BJL.

Gallant Sports

Gallant Sports is a start up fitness brand specialising in quality fitness products. Creating the brand look and designing product, I have established a brand that is both confident and focused in a highly competitive market, primed for the discerning consumer of quality designed products. Trading on eBay, the brand is making great strides in it's first year of business.

Other Work

Here is a further selection of my work, from branding and print design to website design, across agency work, the public sector and freelance clients.

My Services:

Art Direction, Branding, Logo Development, Print Design, Web Design,
UX Design, Icon Development, Illustration, Packaging Design

I have worked for clients ranging from Asda, British Airways World Cargo,
Crown Paints, The Christie, D&AD, Silentnight, Simplyhealth, UKAR and Yorkshire Building Society. WIth freelance roles for a number of agencies across the north of England and have held in house roles for cultural centres in the north also.
I am always available to discuss work and respond promptly to all contact.

Download my pdf to see my career experience and further examples of my work and the clients I have worked for.