huxen

Some call him a 'pixel pusher', others say he's the 'Ed Norton of design', everyone else just says he fucks about for a living.

Paul Huxen is a multidisciplinary digital designer in London who can be found creating interfaces for Burberry. He also builds and curates a collection of fonts through his own foundry - Kraken.

To get in touch just write a nice little email to hello@paulhuxen.co.uk, phone or text 07905 897 024 or throw him a message on Skype at phuxen.

Burberry World

Digital design and UX

An entire social network which allows each Burberry employee to communicate with one another across the globe. The site needed to work across multiple devices ranging from mobile to desktop. Paul's role was full artistic lead along with input into the user experience and interaction.

Mobile prototype » / Tablet prototype »

Icons

Custom icon font

This custom font of 120+ icons is made for use across all Burberry platforms including burberry.com, burberryplc.com, Burberry World, Stock look-up applications, MPOS units and more. This collection was created in collaboration with the other digital designers in the platform team.

Burberry.com

Store pages

These Burberry store pages give customers crucial information about selected Burberry stores worldwide and the services that they provide. Custom maps were created to show the location of the store, along with an image grid showing images of the store, items that can be found within and events related to the space.

Shit that people say

A collection of utterings

Shit that people say

A collection of utterings

A small personal project that collects weird, wonderful and frankly absurd quotes, images and sightings overheard or spotted in London.

View the project »

Kraken Foundry

Custom typography

Kraken Foundry is a font foundry conceived back in 2008 when Paul made his very first typeface whilst at university. Now he spends his spare time doodling away planning out the next new fun thing.

Visit the site »

Let The Kids Dance

Fashion design and illustration

Working in collaboration with a new clothing company, designs were created for a new collection of t-shirts and hooded tops which were released in July 2009. Areas of focus involved developing typography, illustrations and hand drawn elements.

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“Paul has a pretty good beard, Paul wears some pretty stylish clothes, Paul's a bit of a creative genius online. Working with this man was a constant source of inspiration for me over the years. If your employment path crosses Paul's, don't pass up the opportunity to work with him.” Craig Collie
Head of design, Mr Site
Craig Collie

Burberry

February 2012 – Present

Working as part of the Digital Platforms Team, Paul is tasked with creating visually stimulating and engaging web interfaces. Notable contributions to the company include design lead on a new checkout process, design lead and UX support on Burberry World (an internal social network), design support to other projects including burberry.com and updates to the visual language used throughout all platforms.

Mr Site

May 2009 – February 2012

Over the years Paul's role in the company developed and evolved which enabled him to work on a wide variety of projects. These have included: A redesign of the company and product identities, website development & maintenance, product interfaces and creation of print advertising such as tube adverts, flyers and trade show stands.

Let The Kids Dance

August 2008 – September 2009

Working in collaboration with a new clothing company, designing artwork for a new collections of t-shirts and hooded tops for women which were released in July 2009. Areas of focus involved developing typography, illustrations and hand drawn elements.