Nick Bax (born 1970) is a British designer whose practice has spanned the fields of graphics, creative direction and art.
Nick Bax  was born in Huddersfield, England in 1970. He attended Maltby Comprehensive School from 1981–1986, studied art and design at Rotherham College of Arts & Technology from 1986–1988 and graphic design at North Essex School of Art (Colchester Institute) from 1988–1990.
The Designers Republic (1990–92)
In 1990 Bax became a member of The Designers Republic (TDR) and helped to establish it as one of the most influential graphic design companies in the world. Activity during this time was primarily for the music industry, including record covers for Pop Will Eat Itself, The Orb and Warp Records.
The Designers Republic (1993–2007)
Bax returned to TDR in July 1993, designing covers for key British artists such as Aphex Twin, Pulp and Supergrass. He also produced artwork for record labels including Warp Records and React, and the groundbreaking video games Wipeout and Grand Theft Auto. Other projects included packaging for Sony Aibo, rebrand of Nickelodeon, design of a TDR Swatch, MTV Qoob project, a visual identity for The University of Sheffield and an invitation to design the flag of Slovenia.
During this time, Bax exhibited with TDR at various galleries and locations around the world including the Barbican Centre (London), Museum of Contemporary Art (Barcelona), Passage de Retz (Paris), Electraglide Festival (Tokyo), and Artists Space (New York). He also contributed to the TDR issue of Emigre magazine (#29, 1994), which is now part of the permanent design collection in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York.
In 2007 Bax founded Humanstudio (aka Human), a multi-disciplinary design team.
Live visual performances by Human, known as the HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) series, have taken place at various venues around the world including Liege / Belgium (with Monsieur Magnetik), ADE / Amsterdam, Ministry of Sound / London, Warehouse Project / Manchester, WMC / Miami, Hyperspace / Budapest and Parc La Pau / Barcelona (with Dubfire).
As part of the 2010 Sensoria Festival, Human performed 'Music For Real Airports' with musicians The Black Dog at the Millennium Galleries in Sheffield, UK. In 2010 Human collaborated with artist Paul Evans and poet Chris Jones on the exhibition 'Origin010' at the Sheffield Institute of Art Gallery.
In Feb 2011, Volume 4 of the printed series 'Gasbook Pop' was dedicated to Human's non-commercial work.
'The Art of SCI+TEC', an exhibition of Human's designs for the SCI+TEC music label took place at Corretger5 Gallery (Barcelona) during the annual Sónar Festival, June 2011 and Blow Gallery, June 2012.
As part of the Festival of Mind in 2012, Bax curated the virtual gallery project 'Computer Love' which included some of his solo work. Human also collaborated with Professor Danny Dorling, Carl Lee and Ben Hennig to create the film 'A City In Context'.
From 2009-2012, Bax succeeded Peter Saville as art consultant for the iconic London tailors Kilgour.
Human have completed design projects for many organisations including MTV, Roewe (China), Swatch, Kilgour, TIGI, University of Sheffield, Channel 4, The Hepworth Wakefield, Arts Council, Toni&Guy and Urban Splash.
In 2014 Bax was appointed creative director for the reunion of Washington DC house duo Deep Dish, overseeing Human's design and film work for performances at festivals and venues across the world. 
Bax is a fellow of the Royal Society of Art (FRSA) and a visiting lecturer in design and visual communication at various universities and institutions. He is also a Director of the charity Recovery Enterprises and an advisor on cultural engagement for the University of Sheffield.
- SHIFT – JAPAN-BASED INTERNATIONAL ONLINE MAGAZINE May 2011
- Back Issue:Emigre magazine #29 1994
- Emigre magazine #29 Museum of Modern Art 1994
- Music For Real Airports Sensoria Festival 2010
- The Guardian:The Guide 14 August 2010
- Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery Origin010: New work by Paul Evans, Chris Jones and Humanstudio
- EXHIBITION : 2010年12月17日〜 12月26日 namuH: Humanstudio, Selected Projects. Calm&Punk Gallery
- namuH : Human studio , Selected Projects GAS AS INTERFACE :: ガスアズインターフェイス, 28 October 2010
- NAMUH SHIFT 日本語版 | NAMUH: HUMANSTUDIO, SELECTED PROJECTS
- The Art of SCI+TEC June 2011
- A City In Context September 2012
- First business to move to Park Hill November 2012
- Human brands Roewe events for China Published Date: 23 Jul 2010
- They Can Play Exhibition
- Humanstudio work for Deep Dish 2014