Andrew Nicolson Designer

Glencairn Crystal By I've been involved in various Glencairn projects over the years including business cards, websites, Tshirts, engravings, exhibition banners and more. Most recently I was tasked with designing their mobile responsive corporate site.

Amusing Dutch Words By As a method of learning the Dutch language illustrator, Laura Frame, started to create illustrations inspired by words with amusing English translations. Now sitting at 50 words the collection is complete and shared online for all to enjoy.

Air New Zealand Cabin Viewer By A Google Cardboard app allowing users to view 360 degree panoramas of three cabin classes Air New Zealand offer on a particular flight. This project included UI design as well an illustrated instruction inlay for assembling the headset and is available on both iOS and Android.

International Whisky Day By Every year I volunteer and donate my time and energy to grow and curate International Whisky Day. This day helps spread awareness and raise money for Parkinson's disease charities through the appreciation of the world's greatest spirit.

Glasgow Dictionary By An app that teaches one Weegie word for each letter of the alphabet (complete with photo, definitions, explanation and pronunciation soundbite. Available on Android soon by Iain Smith.

Poster Project By Poster Project is a creative force within Glasgow-based design agency Front Page consisting of eight designers who work solely in either print or digital. The basis of Poster Project is each member’s fortnightly interpretation of a single word, chosen randomly from the studio dictionary, as an A2 poster.

QikPic By Inspired by the adorably simplistic illustrations of Heather Miller, we designed a simple avatar building app as an experiment in user interaction. The app was built by Grant Kerr and is available for download from the appstore.

Whisky Blender & Rum Blender By In the summer of 2011 my friend, Andy Davidson, and I created Whisky Blender. A website - built by Kupio - allowing people to create their very own personalised custom bottle of Scotch whisky. Four years later we cloned it to produce Rum Blender.

25 Comics By I tasked a number of my friends to write, illustrate and submit original comic strips. Once complete, all twenty-five were compiled and printed in a hundred perfect bound comic books which were then all sold.

Macmillan Education By Mobile-friendly responsive corporate website supporting students, teachers and institutions. We also created a universal framework for Macmillan Education's local sites.

Wunwurd By A single-word review app allowing people to view and submit words to describe any film. Coming soon.

Rum Blender Journey Collection By Three designers, who developed a unique grid system to work from, each created an original illustration depicting a scene from the three destinations relevant to the Rum Blender story. A beautiful rum collection was born.

High Kings By High Kings brought to the iPhone the world's original board game, Tafl, with gorgeous retina graphics and a powerful AI to match. Sadly this game is no longer on the appStore - but may return some day all new and improved (time permitting).

SlapSticker By Choose from over 300 stickers to slap on any picture creating hilarious snapshots to share. Available on the appstore (and a Beano version too).

Yas By An app created in response to all the profile pictures that started appearing with "Yes" stickers on them during the Scottish Independence Referendum. Built for iOS and Android by Iain Smith.

About Andrew Designer living in Glasgow with over 12 years working experience. Leading a team or working within one with a relentless passion for creativity. Working predominantly in mobile products (both iOS/Android apps and mobile-friendly web projects) with a focus on maximising usability and engagement.