Michael Bernard (Mike) DEMPSEY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1944-07-25
Education Bishop Ward RC Secdy Modern Dagenham
Publications N/A
Recreations living
Clubs Groucho
Style Mike Dempsey, Esq
Career asst designer Chevron Studio 1963-64, in-house designer Bryan Colmer Artist Agents 1964-65, freelance designer 1965-66, designer Cato Peters O'Brien 1966-68, art dir William Heinemann Publishers 1968-74, art dir William Collins/Fontana Publishers 1974-79, fndr ptnr Carroll & Dempsey 1979-85, chm and creative dir CDT Design (formerly Carroll Dempsey & Thirkell) 1985-2007, Studio Dempsey 2008-; conslt designer Dept for Culture, Media and Sport 1997-98, art dir RSA Jl 1997-2002, conslt art dir Royal Mail 1999 Millennium Stamp Prog 1998-99, designer Royal Mail Definitive Stamps 2006, designer Royal Mail special issue stamps Sounds of Britain 2006 and Endangered Plants 2009, designer Royal Mail stamps Classic Album Covers 2010; external design advsr Design Cncl 2009-; feature film title designer for: The Dullist 1979, Weatherby 1985, Comrades 1986, Strapless 1989, Paris by Night 1989, Call It Night 1990, Heading Home 1991, Damage 1992, The Secret Rapture 1993, Look Me in the Eye 1994, Blue Juice 1995, The Designated Mourner 1996, Last Dance 1996; feature writer: Design Week 2001-, Blueprint magazine, Varoom, Creative Review, V&A Magazine; presenter RDInsight recordings; memb: D&AD 1968 (memb Exec 1996-98, pres 1997-98), Design Cncl Millennium Products Selection Panel 1998-99, BAFTA 2003-; FCSD 1980, RDI 1994 (master 2005-07), AGI 1998, FRSA 2005 (memb Cncl 2005-); >ir< D&AD Silver 1981 (most outstanding technical lit) and 1984 (most outstanding book jacket), D&AD Gold and Silver 1985 (most outstanding book design), 2 D&AD Silvers 1989 (most outstanding annual report and album covers), 2 D&AD Silvers 1992 (most outstanding corp ID and logo), CSD Minerva Award 1993 (most outstanding corp ID), D&AD Silver 2000 (most outstanding use of illustration), D&AD Silver 2001 (most outstanding use of photography), nomination D&AD 2008 (writing for design), Royal Mail Reginald M Phillips Medal 2011 (for contribution to Br stamp design), Art Directors Club NYC Silver Award 2011 (stamp design), D&AD Special Award for Most Awarded Designer in their 50 Year History 2012
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