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Hi! I'm Wendy Stephens and I'm a freelance graphic designer + creative artist who works from my studio in Hertfordshire, with clients across the UK and worldwide.

With over 15 years experience in graphic design & illustration, I founded Dark Iris Design in 2009, using the knowledge and expertise I gained while working for several creative design agencies.

Over the years clients have included: Specsavers, BBC, Winsor & Newton, Whittards of Chelsea, Red Bull, Diageo, Budgens, Londis and local councils, so you can be confident that your design work will always be in safe hands.

With an eye for detail, exceptional customer service and a passion for creative design, I work with clients to create stunning printed materials (brochures, leaflets, booklets etc) that will attract and retain your customers.

Now that you've seen my graphic design work and how I've helped other clients, drop me an email so I can help you!


69 Wootton Drive, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP2 6LA

If you email me with your phone number I will return a call.

Mini CV

Studied Graphic Design and Illustration. (4 years)

Whilst studying I worked at a litho printers to learn about the print industry.

Graphic designer for a newspaper, then a design agency. (7 years)

Worked on behalf of clients including Whittards of Chelsea, Fortnum & Mason.

Went freelance in 2005.

Worked on behalf of clients including Budgens, Londis, CACHE, Red Bull, Diageo.

Opened Dark Iris Design in 2009.

Still going strong. Clients have included BBC, Specsavers and local councils.

Hi, I’m Wendy Stephens, a professional freelance graphic designer
and creative artist with over 15 years experience.

I own Dark Iris Design which is based in Hertfordshire, UK
and I work with clients all over the UK and worldwide.

Recent Projects

Here’s a selection of my recent graphic design work

Catering brochure design
Rent Poster Design
Council Newsletter Design
Online Poster Design

Recent News

A few recent posts from my blog

Dark Iris Graphic Designer Business Card Design
A free guide on how to markup a PDF

Are you looking for my art site?

I’ve moved my art to

Client Testimonials

What my clients have to say about working with me

Thank you for your help these last 7 weeks – it has been absolutely invaluable to have someone I can…


Wendy consistently provides creative and accurate work, often on very tight deadlines. She always endeavours to get the best price…


Wendy combines a clear understanding of what we’re looking for and what we want to achieve, with a creative interpretation…

Dacorum Borough Council

Dark Iris Design excelled in every way in helping us to produce creative, distinctive and high quality business reports, from…

Strategy Dynamics Global Limited

Dark Iris Design stood out head and shoulders above the rest when we were looking for a company to produce…

Better Mobility Limited
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