Dermot Flynn is a visual artist and illustrator whose work features in GQ Magazine, The New Yorker, Vogue, and The Guardian. Since graduating many moons ago from the National College of Art and Design (NCAD), the University of Brighton and finally Goldsmiths College London, Dermot has been working on animated shorts, packaging designs, book covers, advertising campaigns and much much more for Irish and international brands. With more than 20 years of experience, he is celebrated for his playful and vibrant work everywhere from County Donegal to Tokyo and New York City.

Originally from Northside Dublin, Ireland, Dermot is based between there and London, England. When he’s not busy drawing or creating, you can find him about to jump into a freezing cold sea (Dublin) or his local swimming pool (London).

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Books & Publications

Dermot has worked with a number of high profile authors, including Garrison Keillor, Nora Ephron and most notably Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy; illustrating her book The Wren Boys (available in all good book stores).

A collaboration with Kerrygold saw him work with renowned children’s author Jeanne Willis on The Tale of City Sue, which was also animated and narrated by Chris O’Dowd.

Dermot’s Saint Patrick’s Day themed packaging design for Jameson Whiskey is also featured in Outside the Box: Hand-Drawn Packaging from around the World by Gail Anderson.

On behalf of the New York Life Foundation he also illustrated a series of books called Kai’s Journey, which you can view here, and art their directed accompanying short films, which featured voiceovers by Maya Rudolph.


Blue Teapot Theatre Company
British Airways
Custo Barcelona
Dentsu Japan
Earagail Arts Festival
Harper’s Bazaar
IPUT Real Estate Dublin
GQ France
Grand America Hotel
Mary Portas
New York Life Foundation
Oxford University Press
Pernod-Ricard (Jameson)
Queen’s University Belfast
Kinnegar Brewing
Saatchi & Saatchi
The Guardian
The Irish Times
The New Yorker
The Wallace Collection
Totally Dublin
Toyota Japan
Trinity College Dublin
Weir & Sons

For commercial enquiries please contact Dutch Uncle on +44 20 7336 7696 / or contact Dermot directly on +44 78 1080 2176 /

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