Designer

Brendan Dawes

After leaving school at 16 Brendan Dawes became a local news photographer for a few years, before moving on to study sound engineering in Manchester.

He released several records on the 3 Beat music label and joined web design company Subnet in 1995 as art director.

Five years later he moved to MagneticNorth in where he stayed for 12 years in a creative director role and finally left to go it alone in 2012.

His book ‘Analog in Digital’ was published in 2006. He has scooped several awards including a D&AD for interface design, and had several pieces of work shown at Moma in New York.

He is currently a visiting teaching fellow at the Manchester School of Art.

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