Life without CDT

Event Details
JWT Building
1 Knightsbridge Green,London SW1X 7NW
27 March 2014 7:00pm

Mike Dempsey has been a graphic designer for over 50 years.

During that time he worked in publishing for ten years and founded the design consultancy CDT Design in 1979. He’s created everything from stamps for Royal Mail, feature film title sequences for Ridley Scott, Louis Malle, Dennis Potter, David Hare and Bruce Beresford, visual identities for English National Opera, the South Bank Centre, Design Museum, the London Chamber Orchestra and writes regularly for various design magazines.

Inbetween he’s had six children, two divorces, five cats, two dogs, eighteen cars and eight houses.

He’s won ten D&AD Silvers and a Gold Award, the CSD Minerva Award, NYADC Silver Award, was elected a member of Alliance Graphic International, was a past President of D&AD, made a Royal Designer for Industry and is Past Master of the latter Faculty. In 2012 he was the recipient of D&AD’s most awarded graphic designer in its 50th year history. He set up Studio Dempsey in January 2008 and lives and works in London and Dorset.