Jake Dow-Smith partners with forward-thinking artists
to design & build unique websites, experiences and platforms; read more information or send an email.
As an independent interactive designer, I collaborate with innovative individuals, organisations, and companies to bring their work to life as memorable visual narratives, no matter the form or complexity.
Alongside my practice, I've received awards [1, 2], taught [1, 2], engaged in interviews [1, 2, 3] & delivered talks and workshops [1, 2] too. I studied at University of the Arts, London and continue to be based in the UK, working internationally.
Second Cousins Ltd is a company registered in England & Wales, company № 8509348.
Design, identity and development for NY non-profit, Apossible.
Design and development for the Helsinki-based artist.
Website design and build for itinerant publisher and curatorial platform, Torque.
Design and build of an ever expanding website for Los Feliz Engineering.
E-commerce for British luxury jacket designer, Lavenham.
Design and build of a minimal portfolio for photographer Sam Hofman.
Website design and build for the London-based producer, curator and artist.
Design and development for expert London retouching studio, The Forge.
Design and build of a new portfolio for photographer and director Julien Tavel.
We create special interactive projects for Fred Perry.
Design and build of a generative composition and website for Fig.
Design and build of a new website for London-based motion graphics and animation studio.
Website design and build for photographer and director, Jonty Davies.
A micro-site to promote a new art exhibition in Shanghai.
We designed and built a bold new website for Platform Seven.
Publish Something Online
Published these tools and resources to encourage students to self-publish on the internet.
Design and build of an emoji-heavy microsite for creative strategist Leila McGlew.
Joyce Wang Studio
New website for Hong Kong based interior design studio, with Future Corp.
Design and development for London-based typography specialists, Studio Aves.
Website for international architecture and research studio.
An online lookbook for fashion designer Adam Andrascik.
A Common Practice
Interactive design and development for a new online-only arts magazine.
Emmanuelle Goutal Studio
Website design and build for London-based graphic design studio.
Website for the international curatorial initiative.
Website for art and creative director.
An online archive for an EU funded multi-year project exploring how matter comes to matter.
Data & Society
Design and development of an interactive annual report for New York non-profit.
Angewandte Innovation Lab
Design and development for Vienna based arts institution.
Sam Williams Studio
Design and development for visual direction studio.
A particularly ambient website.
We designed and built a Dropbox-powered image management app.
Website for Vienna-based typographic design practice.
A content management system powered by Google Docs.
A decade-long journal of contemporary photography.
A Chrome extension to reimagine layouts for short attention spans.