From Parts Unknown FP U

Founded by Steven Waring, FROM PARTS UNKNOWN is an independent art and design practice with a focus on experimental typography and image-making, splitting experimental and self-initiated work with client-based projects and and commissions. Steven is also co-founder of ENSEMBLE, a brand and strategy studio.


Bred in Yorkshire, based in Manchester, Steven has 15+ years experience in the design industry, working across a host of sectors including culture, sport, property, healthcare and tourism. In 2013 he setup FROM PARTS UNKNOWN, an art and design practice exploring self-initiated and experimental projects. In 2016 he Co-Founded design studio ENSEMBLE, with an impetus on brand and strategy. Aside from this, he taught graphic design at Shillington Education from 2013 until 2017.


Brand strategy, planning, naming, brand conception and management, brand development, print and editorial design, type design, digital design, image-making, photographic direction, copywriting, film and animation, outdoor and exhibition, wayfinding and signage.