Farside is the British graphic design and development studio of Rob Nichols. The studio works with a wide range of clients in the commercial and cultural sector to produce visually distinct creative solutions.


  • ∙ Branding & Identity
  • ∙ Print & Editorial
  • ∙ Signage & Wayfinding
  • ∙ Digital & Interactive
  • ∙ Audio-Visual Performance
  • ∙ Spacial Design
  • ∙ Animation & Film
  • ∙ Illustration


To discuss a project contact: rob@farsidestudio.com
(Studio Time 11:57 PM GMT)

Design Values +
Design Values -

We value design outcomes that have been distilled down to the very essence of their function, enabling elegant and direct results. This applies to the way we write, visually communicate and code. We believe this creates human led design that is heuristic, honest and understated.

We approach emerging technologies confidently, and have a natural ability to adapt, combine and manipulate them in ways that produce entirely new outcomes.

Conceptually we value depth. We want to create work that is thoughtful, intellectually engaging, and looks beyond the superficial. Through thorough referencing of a diverse range of ideas, culture and imagery, we hope to always produce unfamiliar results that push current thinking and create new perspectives.

When working we value routine, discipline and consistency. We want to work with positive, healthy, energy-up people, who hold mutual value and respect for each other. We believe that trusting relationships create the most inspired outcomes.

Jobs & Internships +
Jobs & Internships -

There are currently no permanent positions or internships on offer in the studio. We do collaborate with freelancers and are always happy to receive portfolios. Please send a website link or PDF portfolio <8mb to work@farsidestudio.com

AV Performances

Part of Farsides output is to perform improvised visuals to accompay live music. Here are the upcoming performances, past and present.

  • Barcelona16.03.18 - Carnival Tropical @ Santísmo Agave
  • Amsterdam16.12.17 - Club Jazzabell
  • Amsterdam22.09.17 - World peace day visuals
  • Amsterdam21.09.17 - Redlight Radio with Blix
  • Amsterdam16.09.17 - Club Jazzabell
  • Amsterdam01.09.17 - Club Up
  • Amsterdam18.08.17 - Home Of Art
  • Leeds05.11.17 - Leftovers @ Chunk
  • Leeds04.10.16 - Leftovers @ Hydepark Bookclub
  • Leeds19.06.16 - Leftovers @ Chunk