Lead Design / Owner
My love for design started with a love for art, a passion that quickly developed into design, illustration, and writing music. I’ve always had a passion for print design most of all. There’s just something about designing a piece that doesn’t stay on a screen, but also becomes something you can touch and feel. What drives me most are new ideas, and the art of making something out of nothing.
I loves spending time with his wife, Kortnie, and our three kids. If I’m not with them you will probably find me playing progressive metal on my drop tuned, baritone guitar.
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Recognition / Awards:
Graphis 2020 (honorable mention)
AAUP: 2018, and AUP: 2019
New York Book Show: 2018
Bridgeman Images Cover Design Award: 2017
AIGA 50 Books / 50 Covers: 2016
Derek’s favorite things!
Guitar: ESP Eclipse
Band: Architects (UK)
Food: Any Asian Noodle dish
Desert: Dutch Apple Pie
Print Special: Neon Pantone
Person: Jesus Christ