Steve Simpson is a Manchester illustrative designer now lives in Dublin. His distinctive, award-winning style has caught the attention of internationally recognized clients. Renowned for his hand-lettered packaging design, whimsical characters, illustrated barcodes and children’s toy personalities, Steve’s characteristically playful inspiration has its roots in the Arts and Crafts movement of the nineteenth century, 1950’s advertising and folk art. Embracing the traditions of illustration and graphic design, his work has been sought after by a diverse range of clients, and from a one-inch postage stamp to a 200ft screen in Times Square, Steve’s unique style continues to arouse intrigue and curiosity worldwide.
Gold awards from the Association of Illustrators
Gold awards from the Illustration Guild of Ireland
Gold awards from the Institute of Designers in Ireland
Awards judge for Adobe, 3x3 and the Hong Kong Society of Illustrators
A founding member of the Illustrators Guild of Ireland and OFFSKETCH
Steve has spoke at many conferences including OFFSET, OFFF and ICON as well as giving talks and workshops across Europe.
Selected Clients: Adobe, Apple, Disney Pixar, Vodafone, Heineken, American Airlines, Djeco, Guinness, Bushmills, Absolut, Three Mobile Three Mobile, 7up, Kellogg’s, Rowntrees, Hertz, Jameson, Aer Lingus, Dettol, Bloomsbury, Simon & Schuster NY, Scholastics NY, Variety, Wall Street Journal, New Scientist, Wired, National Gallery of Ireland, Affinity Serif etc.