Coralie sources and commissions bespoke decorative pieces, statement upholstery, furnishings and window treatments with experienced makers, restorers and craftspeople. Advising on colour and pattern, Coralie has collaborated on residential and commercial interiors across the UK and internationally.
Coralie designs creative marketing collateral across the arts, cultural heritage and third sector. Art directing targeted campaigns that successfully motivate and move people to strengthen brands and enhance impact. As an award-winning art director Coralie has helped clients to adapt through times of rapid change.
Starting out in retail design, Coralie went on to implement corporate identities for international brands before art directing carefully targeted award-winning campaigns for the third sector and the arts.
After graduating in Graphic Design from De Montfort University, Coralie worked within leading design studios and direct marketing agencies in London, set up an in-house graphics studio for a hospitality company and continues to design for well-established and start-up businesses.
Coralie’s portfolio includes extensive print and digital (advertising, direct mail, posters, leaflets, flyers, brochures, annual reports, stationery, packaging and merchandise) and a wide range of technology skills. In addition, her remote-working, freelance and in-house roles have contributed to excellent project management and scheduling. Coralie is a member of the Museums Association.
“Thank you for all your hard work in the showroom, the work on the website, social media, all your design work and creative input is greatly appreciated.”
Interior specialist, furniture retailer and restoration workshop E & A Wates, established 1900
Coralie was part of the original corporate identity design team for Network SouthEast implementing:
• Station signage guidelines to be used across SE England at over 900 Network SouthEast stations
• Livery design for rolling stock
Coralie was solely responsible for designing a site-specific information point beneath the world-famous four-sided clock at London Waterloo Station and the moquette seat fabric ‘Blue Blaze’ used to upholster the interior of over 6,000 carriages in the Network SouthEast fleet.
‘Blue Blaze’ moquette textile pattern for train carriage upholstery designed by Coralie Walker as part of a new corporate identity implementation, following the decision to rebrand the London & South East commuter railway. The corporate identity included transforming London Waterloo Station as the flagship terminus to launch the new Network SouthEast name.
• Art direction
• Conceptual thinking
• Graphic design
• Visuals, schemes and moodboards
• Type layout and typography
• Artwork (pagination, print and cross-media)
• Reportage photography
• Photo editing and retouching
• Print handling
• Sourcing and specification
• Content design and website editing
• Cross-media marketing
• Logo design and brand development
• Print handling, packaging and point-of-sale
• Photoshop and image retouching.
Decorative design consultancy
• Guiding on colour and pattern for interior decoration
• Sourcing fabrics, furniture and interior accessories to decorate homes
• Designing bespoke pieces and personalised products
• Working with specialist furniture craftspeople to restore, revive and reupholster
“The need arose to separate personal work (photographic artworks) from my client-based collections digitisation. Showcasing this material in an easy-to -navigate way has allowed many more people interested in the art of nostalgia to commission their own digital collage.”
Photo Merchant, photomerchant.art
Coralie is an independent creative maintaining long working relationships with regular clients and blurring professional disciplines. Please get in touch.