Jake Dow-Smith Studio — creating alternative websites for a distracted generation. Information


+44 (0)20 7193 3707
Based in London, UK.

We work with creative companies and individuals to create inspiring and user-focused digital experiences that engage and inform in new and memorable ways.

Alongside his practice, Jake teaches at Central Saint Martins, discusses his approach and consults on design and technology.

Second Cousins Ltd. trading as Jake Dow-Smith Studio. Registered in England. Company № 8509348.

Selected projects

Fred Perry

Special projects for Fred Perry.

Sam Skinner

Website for the London-based producer, curator and artist.

Ultra Studio

A new website for London-based motion graphics and animation studio.


Website design for British luxury jacket manufacturer, Lavenham.

Jonty Davies

Website design and build for photographer and director, Jonty Davies.

Edgar Schmitz

A micro-site to promote a new art exhibition in Shanghai.

Publish Something Online

Tools and resources to encourage students to self-publish on the internet.

Leila McGlew

Concept and creation of an emoji-heavy microsite for creative strategist Leila McGlew.

Torque Editions

Website design and build for itinerant publisher and curatorial platform, Torque.

Joyce Wang Studio

New website for Hong Kong based interior design studio, with Future Corp.

Studio Aves

Design and development for London-based typography specialists, Studio Aves.


Design and development for London-based retouching studio.

Mother Design

Website for the design studio of agency Mother, with No Plans.


Website for international architecture and research studio.

Adam Andrascik

An online lookbook for fashion designer Adam Andrascik.

Forty Eight Point One

A new website for creative agency 48.1.

A Common Practice

Interactive design and development for a new online-only arts magazine.

Emmanuelle Goutal Studio

Website design and build for London-based graphic design studio.


Website for the international curatorial initiative.

Stephane Carcy

Website for art and creative director.

New Materialism

An online archive for an EU funded multi-year project exploring how matter comes to matter.

Data & Society

Design and development of an interactive annual report for New York non-profit.

Angewandte Innovation Lab

Design and development for Vienna based arts institution.

Felicia Honkasalo

Design and development for the Helsinki-based artist.

Sam Williams Studio

Design and development for visual direction studio.

Ambient Website

A particularly ambient website.

Structured Pictures

A Dropbox-powered image management tool.

Atelier Dreibholz

Website for Vienna-based typographic design practice.

List View

A content management system powered by Google Docs.

Regular VIPs

A decade-long journal of contemporary photography.

Scatter Club

A Chrome extension to reimagine layouts for short attention spans.