DUFI is the working practice name used by Fin Macrae. Based in the Scottish Highlands and formed in 2004 with former business partner Al MacInnes (who left in 2015 to pursue a new career in full-time church ministry) DUFI have a passion for photography, graphic design, stencil, street and urban art. DUFI has extensive experience with a strong emphasis on graphic design and branding for print and have worked on art projects and commissions, both in the capacity as project leader and as artist.
Commercial work includes design solutions for small to medium sized businesses and covers everything from branding to brand application for print, marketing materials and exhibitions. DUFI also have close working relationships with a number of web design companies to offer a full design service.
Initially influenced by the works of street and graphic artists from the 90s, DUFI continues to work on both community and artist led projects. DUFI passionately develops and explores alternative forms of art derived from traditional street graphics, in both two dimensional and three dimensional forms.
DUFI’s enthusiasm, originality and freshness are intrinsic to the development and completion of finished artworks. Key to DUFI is the provision of a creative solution that engages the the client and end-user with a sense of value and ownership. This, with DUFI’s professional and open-minded attitude, brings art that is accessible, inspirational and unique.
DUFI has a wide range of experience working with community groups and public consultation and extensive professional experience working with architects, planners, contractors and other creative industries.
Other large commercial clients have included – Diageo, VisitScotland, Inverhouse Distillers, Kew Gardens, The Lighthouse, Scotia Homes, ASDA, The National Museum of Scotland and National Theatre of Scotland.