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David McLeod is a multi disciplinary Illustrator and Artist. Originally from a small coastal town in Australia, he now lives and works in New York City.

His work is driven by a curiosity for exploring new methods of visual expression through CGI, with experimental materials, simulations and generative methods playing a central role in his creative process. Employing this approach David McLeod creates 3D environments, typographic treatments and short format films characterized by vibrant palettes and organic motion.

David has had the pleasure of working with a variety of Agencies, Clients and Artists including: Toyota, Motorola, Calvin Klein, Omega, Mastercard, Canon, RGA, Grey, Bloomingdales, The Boston Globe, Variety Magazine, DDB, Droga5, Saatchi & Saatchi, M&C Saatchi, EnergyBBDO, Greenpeace and Wired UK.

In 2015 he received a Certificate of Typographic Excellence from the Type Directors Club for his Amfursand series.

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Stigma & Cognition

My entry into Stigma & Cognition's "Found in Translation" Exhibition held at Openhouse Gallery NYC in 2014. Stigma & Cognition is a non-profit organization whose focus is promoting cultural exchange between Korean and Western artists.

"Found in Translation" featured the typographic artworks of 22 Korean and 22 Western artists. Each artwork was based on an expression that is shared between the two cultures. The two versions - an English version created by a Western artist and a Korean version created by a Korean artist - were displayed in pairs to create a juxtaposition that’s both visual and semantic.

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