Born on the northside of Dublin, Dermot studied Visual Communication at NCAD before beginning his design and illustration career at Carton Levert in Blackrock. On moving to London in 2003 he worked as an in-house designer at the world-renowned StudioAKA, before going freelance and setting up his own practice.
Represented by the Dutch Uncle Agency in London, his illustration work has won numerous awards; among them the 2002 Macmillan Prize for Children’s Book Illustration and a Silver Lion at the Cannes Advertising Festival. He has worked for clients such as Pentagram, Adidas, Vodafone, New York Magazine, Conde Nast, Dentsu Japan, Winkreative, GQ, the Guardian, BMW, Francfranc, SwissAir, Nickelodeon, and the Irish Times. Recent projects which he has been working on include illustrations for Mary Portas’ report on the state of the British High Street; portraits of celebrities in chocolate, toothpaste, toast and Marmite; an award-winning children’s book for the luxury Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, and creating drawings in balsamic vinegar for French salad company Florette.
Clients he has worked for include:
Pentagram / The Guardian / The Partners / WCRS / DDB / Macmillan / Adidas / Vodafone / Attitude / Vogue / Littlebrown / HSBC / Boots / Christies / Field Projects / Mother / Harpers Bazaar / Dentsu Japan / Winkreative / Raffinerie / Canongate / Saatchi & Saatchi / Mary Portas / Toyotsa Japan / Oxford University Press / UBS / The Irish Times / StudioAKA / Hodder / Custo Barcelona / Marmite / Jameson
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