About Colour and Form


Colour & Form is a design studio specialising in brand identities and surface pattern design.

Our Graphic design ethos is to communicate your message clearly, concisely and effectively.
We specialise in brand identities to create your digital and print requirements with every detail considered and reasoned, on time and on budget.

Our pattern designs are bold, colourful and graphic. They have been used for editorial, advertising and applied across a range of products including cushions, fabrics, rugs and wallpapers. 

"They listened, they understood, they questioned, they surprised.." 

Henrik Kjerrumgaard
Marketing Manager, Kvadrat (2005-08) 

Contact Sarah Parris +44 (0)1379 783048


Sarah Parris Business director and Pattern designer Sarah has an idiosyncratic and contemporary approach to surface pattern design. With an audacious use of today's digital capabilities, she uses the medium to create distinct and vibrant patterns. Sarah is amiable and organised with a conscientious approach to project management. She oversees the work in its entirety from initial proposal, client liaison through to delivery of artwork and print management - on brief, on time and on budget. She has successfully coordinated a diverse range of graphic design projects for world-class music and fashion brands and blue chip corporate clients.

Sarah Parris
Business director and Pattern designer

Sarah has an idiosyncratic and contemporary approach to surface pattern design. With an audacious use of today's digital capabilities, she uses the medium to create distinct and vibrant patterns.

Sarah is amiable and organised with a conscientious approach to project management. She oversees the work in its entirety from initial proposal, client liaison through to delivery of artwork and print management - on brief, on time and on budget.

She has successfully coordinated a diverse range of graphic design projects for world-class music and fashion brands and blue chip corporate clients.

Howard Wakefield Creative Director Howard comes from a wonderfully rich and varied graphic design pedigree. He creates a client-specific concept, underpinned with a rigorous attention to detail; to ensure total consistency across all brand design and key messaging. Howard has created campaigns for celebrated musicians, identities, advertising and communications for numerous global brands. His has an ability to put clients at ease with his friendly and straight forward approach. He believes design must be understandable, appropriate and original. With a simple clarity and a clear rationale that is functional, aesthetic and effective.  

Howard Wakefield
Creative Director

Howard comes from a wonderfully rich and varied graphic design pedigree. He creates a client-specific concept, underpinned with a rigorous attention to detail; to ensure total consistency across all brand design and key messaging.

Howard has created campaigns for celebrated musicians, identities, advertising and communications for numerous global brands.

His has an ability to put clients at ease with his friendly and straight forward approach. He believes design must be understandable, appropriate and original. With a simple clarity and a clear rationale that is functional, aesthetic and effective.