Michael Mason

Michael Mason is a Canadian designer & art director based in Hackney, East London. 

Since 2011, he's been working alongside small businesses and global brands to create focused, meaningful, and concept-driven work across branding, art direction and graphic design.

Michael is currently working as an independent designer design director. In the past, he has held roles within creative teams at Apple, Character, Google Creative Lab, Pentagram and ManvsMachine — and collaborated with brands like AIGA, Apple, BBC, NFB, Nike, SPACE10, and Squarespace.

General Inquiries

If you're interested in working together, have any questions or just want to say hi — please feel free to get in touch via email.

A full PDF portfolio can be supplied upon request.

Services

Creative Consulting
Branding & Identity
Photo & Video Art Direction
Graphic Systems
Graphic Design
Promotional Design
Print Design
Editorial Design
Publication Design
Packaging Design
Website Design
Signage & Wayfinding
Naming

 


Clients & Collaborators

Aesop
AIGA

Apple
BBC Creative
Google Creative Lab 
Facebook

NFB Canada
Nike
Oculus
SF Design Week

SPACE10
Squarespace


Awards / Press

Eye on Design
The Brand Identity
Computer Arts Magazine
Communication Arts
CA Typography Annual
Creative Voyage
Creative Review
Dezeen
High Snobiety
Hypebeast
It's Nice That
Pantone
The Dieline
VICE Creators Project
Visual Journal
Young Guns Finalist 16
Young Guns Finalist 17
Young Guns Finalist 18


Recent Experience

Bold Stockholm

Freelance 
Design Director
(2022 — Present)

Apple
Freelance Art Director
Cupertino / London
(2020 — 2022)

Google Creative Lab
Freelance Art Director
London (2019)


Apple
Freelance Senior Designer

Cupertino (2019)

Pentagram
Freelance Senior Designer
NYC / London (2018-2020)

Koto
Freelance Senior Designer
London (2018)

ManvsMachine
Art Director / Design Director
London (2016-2018)

Character 
Mid-Level Designer
San Francisco (2014-16)

Une Banane
Co-Founder & Art Director
Montreal (2011-2012)

 

Social Media

Instagram
Linkedin
The Dots

Office

Studio CHEVAL LTD
58 Gossamer Garderns
London E2 9FN
United Kingdom

+44 07944 275304
info@mmason.co

 


Studio CHEVAL

Michael Mason is also the founder and principal designer at Studio CHEVAL, and independent communication design practice based in Hackney, East London.