Ankhou Graphic Design

Web development, graphic design, and photography by Ian Houghton, based in Revelstoke, BC.

Process: Elifer Santos Identity

1 Comment | posted 28/08/10

I recently completed a logo and business card package and will soon be concluding work on a portfolio website for Elifer Santos, a Vancouver-based filmmaker. Eli is both a friend and a client, and I’m glad I could help him build a secure business identity. I’ve uploaded a selection of images from the design process […]

ski gloves

0 Comments | posted 17/11/09

I’ve entered another competition at Newschoolers. It’s being run by Kombi gloves, and they’re looking for a pro model design for their sponsored skier, Tom Wallisch. I’ve linked to the entries through their respective images, but you need to sign up to vote so it’s probably not worth the hassle. Note: muchacho = little boy, […]

my logo has won at

3 Comments | posted 14/11/09

I entered a competition recently at Vote For Art, a new business partnered with several North American universities. The contest was to design a logo for the business, which aims to source its content from the community it creates. The goal of Vote For Art is to update the design of university clothing across the […]

ankhou creative logo featured on

2 Comments | posted 5/10/09

This is a little bit of a self-promotional post, but I was quite pleased to be contacted recently by David Pache of asking to feature my logo, among others, in an article entitled 100 Brands of Interest (the third in a series). It’s very flattering to be including alongside so many other talented designers. […]

on paranoia (& vector logos)

1 Comment | posted 5/08/09

paranoia Avarine posted a couple of websites on Twitter tonight that not only slightly disturbed me, but got me thinking about why they slightly disturbed me, and realising that I didn’t have a solid foundation for being disturbed. The sites in question are Spock and PeekYou, and they’re both social networking sites of a kind. […]