An illustration of a man having bath, when a periscope appears in the water. He is being watched


A series of illustrations for DuckDuckGo – telling the story of the alternative search engine’s unique privacy features

Ahoy Identity and UI

Hicks provided a wide range of design services for the Ahoy email marketing platform. Identity and UI design, HTML & CSS prototyping and iconography.


ZipMoney Iconset

A multi-sized set of icons for the Zip money service, ranging from small UI icons to large illustrative versions. All designed to harmonise with their new brand identity.

Lifecraft logo is an illustration of a hot air balloon with a paper boat as the basket

LifeCraft Logo

An identity for a team of crafters running craft workshops in Oxford and Marlow. Instead of a twee solution, the name and logo focuses on the sense of freedom that comes with making things by hand.

Marel illustration showing a farm on a chip

Marel Future illustrations

A series of illustrations imagining the products that Marel will be making in 40 years time, such as food that can be grown in the home. Commissioned to decorate their new headquarters in Reykjavik.

Spotify icons

Spotify Iconography

Hicks created a new icon set for the music subscription service Spotify. Read the full case study about the project in the Journal.

Jilt Identity

Jilt Identity

Jilt is a service to help ecommerce stores recover sales due to cart abandonment. The metaphor of separation was used in the broken heart logo (made of two 'J's) and the split in the lowercase i.

Curl Logo

Curl Logo

Curl is a way of avoiding payment cards entirely and enables transactions via username. This was brought out in the @ symbol logomark.

ANZ icons

The Icon Handbook

Written and illustrated by Jon Hicks, The Icon Handbook is the reference manual, how-to guide and coffee-table-book-in-one for icons and pictograms. Read more

About Us

From our studio in Oxfordshire we have worked for a wide variety of lovely clients. You may recognise our identity work on logos for Firefox, Mailchimp and Shopify, as well as emoticons for Skype. Contact us for help with your next project!

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Wenrisc House
Meadow Court
Witney, OX28 6ER
United Kingdom