David Pearson | Profile
David Pearson previously worked in-house at Penguin Books as typographer and later, cover designer before leaving to set up his own studio in August 2007. He has won numerous awards for book design and has been listed as one of Britain's Top 50 Designers by the Guardian as well as being nominated for the Design Museum's Designer of the Year Award.
Career & Awards
Book designer Penguin Books Ltd 2002-07, designer David Pearson Design 2007-; speaker at various events; memb: Icograda Designer's Soc Award Jury 2006, D&AD Book Design Jury 2006 (foreman) and 2007; Exhibitions curator: Hans Schmoller: the Penguin Years (St Bride Library London) 2005, Designing Modern Life (Design Museum London) 2005, 70 Years of Penguin Design (V&A London) 2005; exhibitor: The Book Corner (Br Library London) 2002, Designer of the Year (Design Museum London) 2005, The European Design Show (Design Museum London) 2005, Love & Money: the Best of British Design Now (Br Cncl London) 2006, X Exhibition (Shenzhen China) 2007; Awards winner: D&AD Yellow Pencil for Book Design 2005, Creative Review's Best in Book category 2005, Creative Review's Creative Futures for Typography 2005; nominee: Design Museum Designer of the Year 2005, D&AD Yellow Pencil for Book Design 2006, D&AD Yellow Pencil for Typography 2006; in-book selection for the D&AD Awards for Branding 2007, incl in The Guardian Britain's Top 50 Designers 2007, two In-Book selections for the D&AD Awards for Book Design 2008, D&AD Yellow Pencil for Book Design 2009