David Frederick Cecil HOLMES

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1933-09-10
Education Little Ealing Sr Boys' Sch, Ealing Coll of Art, Shrewsbury Coll of Art, Central Sch of Art (pt/t)
Books & Publications >ir< created books for Pan Books: My First Watch (Timex), My First Torch (Duracell), My First Toothbrush (Wisdom), My First Fountain Pen (Platignum), My First Crayons (Platignum)
Recreations N/A
Clubs Arts
Style David Holmes, Esq
Career joined Colman Prentis & Varley as junior 1950-52; Nat Serv RAOC 1952-54; jr creative Colman Prentis & Varley 1954-55, jr art dir W S Crawford Advertising 1955-58, art dir Mather & Crowther 1958-63, gp head of art Colman Prentis & Varley 1963-65, sr art dir (later ptnr and head of art) Kingsley Manton & Palmer Partnership 1965-71, dir and art dir The Television Department Ltd 1971-75, prop David Holmes & Partners (creative consultants) 1975-77, jt fndr dir and creative dir Holmes Knight Keeley Ltd (later Holmes Knight Ritchie WRG Ltd) 1977-92, exec creative dir TBWA/Holmes Knight Ritchie Ltd 1990-92, freelance artist, art dir and film maker 1992-, jt fndr dir Messrs Holmes & Watson Ltd 1994-; winner: numerous D&AD awards 1966-, Campaign Poster award for The Macallan 1986, Clio award for the Macallan poster 1988, D&AD Silver medal for Singapore Brochure design 1988 (also Gold award Aust Art Dirs' and Writers' Club 1988), shortlist certificate for The Long Sleep (The Macallan Malt Whisky cinema commercial) 1990 (also winner The One Show merit award 1990, Clio award 1990 and Oscar Br Animation awards 1990), 4 Gold awards Scotmedia Advertising Awards 1991; memb: D & AD 1967- (memb Ctee 1971-72), The Advertising Creative Circle 1967- (memb Cncl and sec 1979-81)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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