Photograph by Luis Royal

Photograph by Luis Royal

 

Talks

Speaker at Oswestry Literary Festival, March 2016
An evening with Paul Barnes, Reading, March, 2016
Speaker at Book Court, New York, November 2015
Speaker at Designer thinkers, RGD, November 2015
Lectures at Malmö City Library & Rosengård Library, Sweden, May 2013
An evening with with myself and Robert Klanten, publisher of Gestalten, Berlin, April 2013
Speaker at the Type Directors Club, New York, December 2011
Speaker at Book Court, New York, December 2011
Speaker at Kirkdale Bookshop for the Sydenham Arts Festival, June 2011
Speaker at Glug Brighton, The Royal Pavilion & Museums, June 2011
Speaker at Penguin Day, Foyles, September 2010
Speaker at The Bookseller Cover Design Seminar, May 2009
Hosted a discussion group with Alan Trotter at Book Camp, Janaury 2009
Good Ideas in Design panellist on for PSFK, March 2009
Teaching elective projects at London College of Communication 2007-2012

 

Selected Interviews

Gestalten tv 'a series woman'
99%
Design Sponge
Vogue
Greater Than Or Equal To
Design Related
The Penguin Blog I
The Penguin Blog II
The Casual Optimist

 

Awards & Commendations

Waterstones Book of the Year 2015
The Academy Of British Book Design, winner, children's, 2016
D&AD 2016, Graphite Pencil
3x3 Magazine of Contemporary Illustration, Best In Show Picture Book Awards, 2016
3x3 Magazine of Contemporary Illustration, Gold in Professional Awards, 2016
The World Illustration Awards 2016, shortlisted
V&A Illustration Awards 2016, shortlisted
The British Book Design and Production Awards, Children's Trade 9-16 Years, 2016, shortlisted
The British Book Design and Production Awards, Cover Design, 2016, shortlisted
Oscar's Book Prize 2016, shortlisted
Selected in Time Out’s 100 best children’s books
In book selection for D&AD awards for Branding Expression in Print, 2013
Shortlisted by the Dulux Let's Colourit Awards for best contribution to the arts, 2013
Shortlisted at the British Book Design and Production Awards for Series Design, 2012
British luxury brand Mulberry championed the Penguin English Library
as part of Brilliant Britain, 2012
Judge on the D&AD Book design jury 2012
Mentioned in The New York Times design honors list, 2011
Selected as one of the rising stars in British Publishing by The Bookseller, 2011
In book selection for D&AD awards for Book Cover Design, 2011
Selected for inclusion in AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers, 2009
In book selections for D&AD awards for Book Cover Design, 2009
Highly commended in Just Add Stock awards Eye Magazine for Book Series, 2009
Shortlisted at the British Book Design and Production Awards for Cover Design, 2009
Winner of the British Book Design and Production Awards for Series Design, 2008
Shortlisted at the British Book Design and Production Awards for Best British Book, 2006

 

Exhibitions

Malmö, Rosengård, Sweden
May 4 - October 31, 2013
The exhibition will be held at the Time box in the mansion.

Fully Booked: Berlin, Germany
March 14 - April 21, 2013
Exhibition around the release of the book Fully Booked - Ink On Paper: Design & Concepts for New Publications. A selection of books featured in “Fully Booked” will be displayed in an exhibition at our Gestalten Space in Berlin. The exhibition will be coinciding with the release of the book.

Book Design: Lisbon, Portugal
29th September - 25 November 2011
Solo exhibition as part of the portugal Experimentadesign Biennale. Curated by Luis Royal.

Gateways: Porto, Portugal
July 31st - September 2008
Held at the Silo-Espaço Cultural, NorteShopping. International book cover design. Over 400 cover designs by 53 designers from 14 countries.

The History of Penguin By Design: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
8 June - 13 November 2005
A display marking the 70th anniversary of Penguin Books, on show at the V&A. Exhibited around the UK and Asia – Beijing, Hangzhou and Seoul. 

The European Design Show: The London Design Museum
28 May 2005 - 04 September 2005
Exhitbtion included two of my book covers. Hans Christain Anderson, Fairy Tales and Albert Camus, Summer in Algiers.