Ankhou Graphic Design

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

field studies: music project

0 Comments | posted 3/04/10

I’m in a three-piece band, and we’d like to make it a four-piece. We have guitar, bass and drums, but we desperately need a singer to make us whole and get us through the long winter. If there’s anyone from Adelaide reading this who’s interested, check out the Field Studies MySpace here, and contact us […]

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. […]

sIFR: easier than you might think

2 Comments | posted 13/09/09

I added sIFR (Scalable Inman Flash Replacement) titles to the site a couple of weeks ago. I was going to write about it at the time, but it’s been a busy time for university. Some seat-of-the-pants essays were submitted. sIFR is a way to dynamically replace small blocks of text on your website using JavaScript […]

a new On Dit at Adelaide Uni

4 Comments | posted 31/08/09

I’ve been a student at Adelaide University on and off for the last 5 years. During this time, I’ve been consistently underwhelmed by the quality of imagery, editing and design that has gone into our local student magazine, On Dit. While there have been some exceptions, and the content has occasionally been fresh and interesting, […]

noughts & crosses

0 Comments | posted 26/08/09

Playing around with a sketchbook doodle. There’s somewhere else I want to go with this, but I don’t have a lot of time at the moment so it’ll have to wait. I think it’d make quite a nice print. Check the full post for a larger version and a variation. Made with Photoshop and Flash. […]