Eden Rivers Trust commissioned Lydia Leith to work with Carlisle Young Carers on a heritage lottery funded project. The aim was to build young peoples confidence with graphic design and produce an outcome to engage with new audiences and to promote visits to the river. This was achieved over a series of workshops, producing  two fold out leaflets combining the groups ideas, illustrations and copy.

Design commission for British Airways by Lydia Leith: Limited edition tuck boxes given to Team GB athletes during the London Olympics 2012.

Hemingway Design worked with Lydia to design the layout & compile content for their email newsletters, flyers and marketing. As well as the layout for Deco Publique's Vintage By The Sea festival programme.


Branding and logo design for IT company Sussed IT. Working with a variety of people including older generations to break barriers and build confidence with using computers. Using hands to form a mouse arrow shape in the logo helped convey their working together approach.

Incorporating popular themes and objects from the museums collection with a illustrated mouse character to encourage engagement with younger children visiting the museum. The project included a painted interior for the mouse’s house installation viewed through a peephole and a range of mouse character merchandise.

Working regularly with Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery to produce flyers and posters for their ever changing exhibitions and events program. Pictured above: Black History Month posters and flyers.

The newly exhibited Whale Skeleton at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery was an exciting opportunity to attract new audiences and get people talking. This was successfully achieved with a playful teaser campaign, an anatomically correct whale logo identity and a range of branded merchandise for retail.

Illustration by Lydia for Brutus Trimfit Shirts project.

Hudson shoes commissioned Lydia to create illustrations to promote their summer and winter collections. Elements from the shoes were incorporated in various characters as their features.

Diageo worked with Lydia Leith to create eye catching British summer time merchandise for a Pimm's Pop up summer garden bar in Soho, London. The designs included tote bags, temporary tattoos and red queen jelly moulds with a tailor made Pimm's and lemonade jelly recipe.

Lucky Silk handkerchiefs, designed as a keepsake souvenir for a popular London sporting event. 100% crepe de chine silk, made in the UK.


To mark the centenary of the First World War Eden Arts commissioned an installation art trail to be installed in the grounds of Historic house Hutton in the Forest. The focus was on Carrier Pigeons and the messages they delivered. Messages on wooden pigeons were hung the trees and stamps were collected at points around the trail.


Screen print

Christmas Cards "Lydia has elegantly juxtaposed new and old by splitting Pagan and Christmas imagery over the spine of the cards" Dan Rolfe Johnson, GRAFIK Magazine.

Appointed by Carlisle Council and Groundwork UK to create a large public art mural for the Dulux Lets Colour Campaign on the Bitts Park Subway in Carlisle. The mural was a huge community project engaging lots of volunteers with painting.


Greetings card set.