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Welcome to T. Rex Design.

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You have a story to tell.

I'd like to help you tell it more effectively.

  • weekend

    It's about your audiences.

    I can help translate complex information into a compelling narrative.

  • mood

    Your customer is everywhere.

    Like you, I work across media, cultures, industries, and stakeholders.

  • build

    Research, research, research.

    I do my homework - about your brands, competition, and markets.

  • all_inclusive

    Good design is total design.

    I strategise, write, edit, illustrate, photograph, design, and code.

  • fingerprint

    I get branding.

    A good design system unifies the user experience of your brand.

  • hourglass_empty

    Experience matters.

    I've been doing this for 20 years (and I'm still learning).

Rishad Patel

My name is Rishad, and I'm T. Rex Design.

For over twenty years, I've designed branding, creative strategy, websites, web and mobile apps, radio commercials, advertising, newsrooms, newspapers and magazines, books, floor rugs, photographs, infographics, and illustrations for academic institutions, companies, and startups in Singapore, India, New Zealand, the UK, and the United States.

Clients

I've worked with some great businesses around the world.

  • Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology
  • NTU
  • ETH
  • Oracle
  • Mitsui
  • Tegu
  • Picador
  • Hill Road Media
  • Audiomatic
  • Hachette
  • Ogilvy
  • Edelman
  • Dentsu
  • HarperCollins
  • Novade
  • Convetit
  • The Splice Newsroom
  • Super Bowl 50
The T. Rex Design philosophy

Good design — and good business strategy — comes from creating great content and experiences for your customer.

See my work
  • Identity, UX, mobile, startup

    Givatude iOS app

    I am a cofounder of Givatude, a San Francisco-based startup. Givatude is an iOS app that enables you to send your friends gifts from local merchants in the Bay Area.

    Givatude logo

    As design lead, I designed the iOS app, the branding and website, the sales materials, and other marketing peripherals.

  • Givatude
  • RNA modification
    Print, academia

    SMART poster design

    The Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology commissioned me to design posters for their epitranscriptomics, antibody therapy, and antimicrobial resistance research programs.

    I worked closely with scientists from MIT and SMART to tell the stories behind the innovative work their labs are doing.

  • Antimicrobial Resistance Antibody Therapies Epitranscriptomics
  • marketing, digital, technology

    Oracle Email campaign

    The brief: to communicate Oracle's new business software in partnership with IBM to generate sales leads.

    Oracle

    I did all the copywriting and design, and worked with the Oracle product team to develop this very successful email campaign.

  • Oracle email
  • UX, branding, academia

    ETH ASEAN+

    This legendary Swiss university commissioned me to design a branded user experience and interface for a research database that leveraged public-access datasets from international census organisations.

    ETH Asean

    The ASEAN region has 12 member countries, represented by the spokes of the A-wheel logomark I created for the ETH ASEAN+ Database.

  • ASEAN Database
The T. Rex Design philosophy

It's not about how good it looks.
It's about how well it works.

  • UX, Corporate

    Hive Consulting Corporate website

    I designed a responsive corporate website for this APAC-based PR and communications agency.

    I also worked with the Hive team to plan, write, and structure content.

  • Hive website
  • Identity, UX, media

    Audiomatic Web app

    I designed the branding and website for this incredibly cool podcasting startup in India.

    Audiomatic

    The logomark is a simple, stylised letter A. I designed the brand to be simple and bold, but as a vehicle that gave its content—the podcasts—primacy. And there's a tshirt.

  • Audiomatic website
  • digital, UX, branding, architecture

    Michael Fiebrich Design Website

    The brief: to design a corporate website that showcased the work of this interior architecture firm.

    Buddha

    The website was designed to generate leads, and structured for speed and findability. Careful consideration was given to detailing the accessories and methods that went into the projects, as well as the awards they won.

  • Michael Fiebrich Design website

Let's make something great together.