Dan, known as his twitter handle @DanielHardman, is a designer who’s work features on MinimalistFooty and CechMyEdits, as well as clubs like Everton, Southampton and Northampton. His work has attracted fans who continuously ask what he does, and so read on to find out more about what Dan does.
What sort of designs do you do?
"I do minimalist and vector illustrations, depending on how much detail I need to do."
How did you get into doing these designs?
"I got into doing these designs through @lmaosimon. I took inspiration from him and started to experiment on MS Paint and then, eventually, onto Photoshop."
When and how did MinimalistFooty and CechMyEdits approach you?
"I approached MinimalistFooty back in October 2015, however, I got turned down by @lmaosimon so I decided to create my own page called MinimalistEdits. I improved massively and then @jackhoimes approached me in January 2016 and I signed for them."
"I also approached Cech My Edits in the summer of 2016 as I had spare time and got accepted by @CechThis because of my work for MinimalistFooty."
What work do you do for professional clubs, and how did the approach you?
"At MinimalistFooty, we contacted a plethora of clubs and Southampton, Everton and Northampton were those to get back. We do social media work for all three and we get featured in the match day programmes for Northampton and Southampton."
Has your work featured anywhere else?
"My work has been featured and spoken about on the Mark Forrest Show on BBC and I’ve also opened my own shop on Etsy."
What is your favourite design you have made?
"My favourite design is probably this one of Jamie Vardy as featured on @CechMyEdits."
Which of your designs has gained the most popularity?
"Probably my most retweeted design on MinimalistFooty had to be Pogba dabbing for Juventus."
What have you learnt as a designer?
"I’ve learnt to be patient. To produce the best type of work, you have to be patient and take your time with illustrations."
"I’d like to give a huge shoutout to @mesutismagic, @lmaosimon, @cechthis, @jackhoimes, @morenology, @mark_wh1te, @dandigital, @cottodesign."
My comment: "Dan's art is seriously something impressive. Finding out how Dan became the minimalist designer was an interesting conversation and I'd recommend Dan to anyone out there. Make sure you follow Dan @DanielHardman."