Area(s) of ExpertiseGraphic Design, Typography, Branding & Design Systems
Derwyn is an accredited Creative Director and Graphic Designer (RGD) with over 30 years of high-profile corporate design and branding experience. Areas of expertise include strategic, conceptual, and design development for brand identity programs, websites, print and packaging for a diverse range of clients in many market sectors. Derwyn has worked extensively with many of Canada's most noted organizations: Ministry of Education, Maximum Films, Onex Corporation, Lifesaving Society of Canada, Canadian Heritage, Integrated Asset Management Corp., Serendipity Point Films, Hydro One, CFC and Canada Post. Derwyn graduated from York University in 1983 with a BFA, Specialized Honours, in Visual Communication Design. He has taught at his alma mater since 1992 and is currently an Assistant Professor at OCAD University. Derwyn's design work has been recognized both domestically and internationally by Graphis Press (Switzerland), The Advertising and Design Club of Canada, Applied Arts Magazine, The ARC Awards, The A.R. 100, the RGD's –Design at Work"Awards and The Financial Post Awards.
York University BFA, Graphic Design 1983
Professional Affiliations / Boards / Juries
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario (RGD) ATypI The Alcuin Society The Bauhub