Graphic Design - Winner 2003
Frith Kerr studied at Camberwell College of Arts (1992-1995) and at the Royal College of Art (1995-1997). For eleven years she was a director and partner of the highly acclaimed studio Kerr/Noble with Amelia Noble. In 2009 she established her own studio Studio Frith based in Borough, London.
She works across various media: from books, posters, typefaces, identities to exhibition design, signage, websites for a range of corporate and cultural clients. Clients include: Arts Council, Barbican Art Gallery, Caruso St John, Channel 4, David Chipperfield Architects, Liberty, Modern Art Oxford, Selfridges, Shakespeare Globe, Serpentine Gallery, Tate Modern and Tate Britain, Heatherwick Studio, and Oglivy & Mather NY.
Frith is featured in the Independent on Sunday’s “Top Ten Graphic Designers in the UK” in 2002, the Guardian's “UK Top Fifty Designers” in 2007, ‘Britain has continued to produce — and educate — some of the world’s leading designers: Kerr/Noble in graphic design…’ Alice Rawsthorn, International Herald Tribune
2010 Grafik Award for Quick, Quick, Slow
2010 Restaurant and Bar Awards, Best Identity and Website
2006 D&AD Silver Nomination
2003 Arts Foundation Award for Graphic Design
2002 Creative Futures Award for Editorial Design, Creative Review
2002 Best of Show, Design Week Awards
Education and Lectures
Frith has lectured and/or been a visiting lecturer at Barbican Art Gallery, London; Central Saint Martins, London; Camberwell College of Art and Design, London; Iapsis in Sweden, St. Brides Library, London and the Royal College of Art, London.
2010, Pick Me Up, Somerset House
2009, London Posters, London Design Festival, Victoria and Albert Museum
2005, The European Design Show, Design Museum
2005, ‘Communicate: Independent British Graphic Design since the Sixties’, Barbican Art Gallery
2003, ‘GraﬁcEurope’ International Graphics Conference, featured in ‘Emerging Designers’ exhibition, Barcelona
2003, ‘The Arts Foundation’s 10th Anniversary’ exhibition
2002, ‘The Book Corner’ British Council, Milan & London
2002, Creative Futures Award for Editorial Design, Creative Review, London