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 a freelance designer and design director. In the past, he has held roles at places like Apple, Character, Google Creative Lab, Pentagram and ManvsMachine — Working with brands like AIGA, Aesop, Apple, 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

Aesop
AIGA

Apple
BBC Creative
Google Creative Lab 
Facebook
IKEA

NFB Canada
Nike
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

Contact

+44 07944 275304
info@mmason.com


Recent Experience

Freelance

Designer + Art Director
2011 — Current

Principal Designer
CHEVAL
2020 — Current


Google Creative Lab
Freelance Art Director
London (2019)


Pentagram
Freelance Senior Designer
NYC / London (2019-20)

Apple
Freelance Senior Designer

Cupertino (2019)

Pentagram
Freelance Senior Designer
London (2018)

Koto
Freelance Senior Designer
London (2018)

ManvsMachine
AD + Design Director
London (2016-2018)

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

Une Banane
Founder & Director
Montreal (2011-2012)

COVID-19

I am currently donating time to small businesses and organisations who have been affected by the current pandemic and may benefit from creative consultlation or design services to help them get back on their feet. 

If this is you, please feel free to get in touch.