We are a partnership of freelancers with the following experience
Art Director & Graphic Designer
with over 20 years experience in commercial design.
Mark's 6 year apprenticeship began at 17 in London based studios. He rose from studio & production assistance, to management. Design assistance & project management progressed into designing. Art direction was learnt by assisting, before art directing himself.
The last 3 years of Mark's training was at Bill Smith Studio, reknown for music industry packaging. There he worked on music projects for EMI, Virgin, BMG, Factory, Mute, inluding Mike Oldfield, Kate Bush, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, King Crimson and Inspiral Carpets. He produced an award-winning calendar and nurtured projects for The Royal Shakespeare Company.
His reputation was established and he started his own operation -
Dusk Digital, in 1992. He proceeded to create over 150 album covers along with posters, marketing materials and film graphics.
Sixteen years on, Mark teamed up with Ciaran to create Dawn Digital, embracing digital comunication especially for web and serving a more diverse range of businesses.
Today Mark is happiest when he is stretching technological boundaries to expediate and enhance his graphics. This welcoming of new technologies spills into his work, and clients benefit from his technological adventures.
Communications & Project Manager
with 10 years print & web publishing experience. Ciaran graduated
in 1995 with a BSc in Publishing. Then spent a few years learning the ropes in Harper Collins editorial department. She learnt retail at Fresh & Wild Wholefoods chain, where she managed a team of 20 & contributed to their monthly magazine.
Invited to coordinate the launch of an online organic ethical supermarket, Ciaran embraced web publishing. Following that,
Ciaran teamed up with Mark to create Dawn Digital, adding her communication & web experience to his art direction & graphic design. Her role coordinating projects includes guiding clients to maintain the vitality of their message.
Ciaran is also a certified mediator, and actively involved in local politics.