Brendan Dawes is a UK based designer and artist
Brendan Dawes is a designer and artist exploring the interaction of objects, people, technology and art using form and code together with an eclectic mix of digital and analog materials. Author of two books on interaction design, his work is featured in the permanent collection of New York's Museum of Modern Art and has been honoured in awards including Fast Company Innovation by Design, Information is Beautiful and D&AD.
Through Singleman — his design studio — he's created projects for a large list of clients including Twitter, Cancer Research UK, Airbnb, EE, Google, Seagate, The Atlantic, Intel, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Arup and Mailchimp, with work ranging from large-scale prints, iOS apps, connected electronics, data visualisations, multi-screen installations and brand identity. See his project archive here.
Brendan spends much of the year speaking at various conferences around the world which in the past have included the HOW Design Conference Chicago, Flashforward New York, New Media Age Congress London, South by Southwest Austin, Microsoft Research Redmond, Macromedia Web World Seattle, Art Directors Club of Spain, Madrid, Europrix Vienna, Voices that Matter San Francisco, Future of Web Design London, Internet World Los Angeles as well as various lectures in universities around the world. He also sits on the advisory board for Manchester School of Art and has been a jury member for several award bodies including the Art Directors Club in New York, D&AD and the iF Design Awards.
See a list of upcoming and past talks and events.
Get in touch to talk to Brendan about your next project or speaking at an event.