print + digital.
GROCERY INC//GROCERY COFFEE POSTER
MERCURY FILMS POSTER+LOGO
THE CANADIAN FILM CENTRE PHOTO ILLUSTRATIONS
SAKHOUSE APP DESK/MOBILE
HELVETLICA17 BOLD & HELVETLICA17 SOLID GMD TYPEFACE DESIGN
MOJO CYCLES LOGO
MOJO CYCLES LIGHTBOX POSTER
ABSOLUT VODKA PUBLISHED AD
MERCURY FILMS POSTER+
LYNN ROSENBLOOD WEBSITE
THE HUNDRED DOLLAR PORTRAIT POSTER
Coupe Magazine International Award
PDN New York / Photo of the Day [6 selects] International
BROWN'S OBSESSION with design began at an early age in Brighton, U.K. Collecting stamps, making scrapbooks, delivering London newspapers and magazines, as well as a trip to Paris – were all influences. At 15 — before he had his own camera — he began printing his father’s negatives in an outside stone basement.
Three years after his first darkroom, he bought a Mamiya 4×5 and studied Ansel Adam’s black-and-white Zone System. At 20, Malcolm Brown moved to Canada where his work soon appeared in exhibitions and publications. He also designed Simpson's windows on Yonge Street, photographed dancers from the National Ballet and attended art school.
Right from college he landed positions as designer then art director, at Citytv and MuchMusic in Toronto.
After 5 years in television he went on to art direct and design print magazines and publications which include Adbusters [Van-couver], enRoute/Air Canada [Montreal], I.C.E., Shift, Outpost [Toronto] Raygun [prototype, Los Angeles] and Unlimited.
Away from the studio:
Brown has been involved in many sports since a boy — cycling, football [soccer], kayaking, running marathons, table tennis, and windsurfing.
He has won multiple old and silver National Magazine Awards as well as ADCC gold awards and a prestigeous New York Type Directors Club Award.
As print began to fade, Brown launched into website design, and more recently tablet and mobile. He is skilled in CSS, Dreamweaver, FolioLink, HTML5, Squarespace, Wordpress and the past year he has fully immersed himself in Adobe Muse, Premiere Pro and After Effects. He has also been shooting and editing his own videos during weekends.
During his career, Brown has maintained close ties to the design community: judging National Magazine Awards; mentoring students at The Advertising & Design Club of Canada [ADCC]; sharing his knowledge and expertise through speaking engagements at George Brown College, OCAD University, Ryerson University, AMPA [Calgary] MacEwan University [Alberta] and the University of Toronto.
"Design and photography are always
fighting for top spot, but it’s this vital
friction that keeps things interesting."
This site was Awarded
Adobe Muse International Site of the Day
Recent GMD Projects:
GROCERY COFFEE INC [poster design], CDN FILM CENTER [illustrations], BLACK CODE [film poster], VehicleSF/San Francisco [photos], EDWARD BURTYNSKY [website for book+film], MOJO CYCLES [poster+logo], SAKHOUSE LOS ANGELES [website+logo], SOLID DESIGN BUILD [restaurant+bar photos], HELVETLICA [typeface], DEMOCRATS ABROAD [u.s. election night photos], THE HUNDRED DOLLAR PORTRAIT [photographs for an exhibition], COLLECTIVE ARTS BREWING [photo for beer lable series 1]
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