Currently Associate Dean and Associate Professor in Graphic Design at the College of Arts & Creative Enterprises at Zayed University (Abu Dhabi).

David earned an MA in Visual Communication from the University of Salford. He has 25+ years experience both working in industry for large Award Wining Design Agencies within the UK and working as Managing Director within his own successful company.

As a passionate creative designer, David's objectives have always been to excel in what he love's the most - good design!

His goal has always been to bring his experience within the design industry full circle and to pass his experience to others through higher education. David has a keen interest in all design related issues with a passion for Land art and natural/urban decay.

His recent research work tends to focus on the environment, the evolution of man and his material wealth, the development of bigger and bigger cities, more and more people, pollution and industry of our planet and the consequences this has on nature.

Some reviews have labeled his work as 'thought provoking' the work gives the viewer an opportunity to make their own interpretation - the persistence of nature in recapturing what once belonged to the earth will overtime always succeed.

He has recently published papers on “What effect technology has had on a graphic designers thought process over the last 25 years.

Topics of interest:

• The effect that technology has on today's design thinkers
• The Influence of Music within specific areas of the UK in the early 1980’s
• Decay of Nature Through Art & Time
• Land Art Projects

Examples of David's works:

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