Dan is the Founder and Creative Director of Simpkin Burley. With over twenty years’ design industry experience he has a wealth of knowledge which is utilised to make sure every Simpkin Burley project feels distinctive, interesting and answers the brief.
A Wealth of Experience
In a previous life Dan was an Associate Director for international design firm Benoy. This led to an interest in the built environment and an extended design vocabulary. As well as a passion for branding and digital design Dan developed a love of real-world design application like signage and wayfinding. Dan has had extensive experience in leading design projects for large global corporations and is also an award-winning, qualified graphic designer. He mentors’ Graphic Design undergraduates at multiple UK universities.
Dan set up Simpkin Burley in 2019. Since then, the studio has welcomed household names including Manchester Airport Group, Virgin Holidays, Strata Homes, Pell Frischmann and London City Airport. Dan has expert knowledge of delivering branding projects to a high standard on a large scale. In particular his talent for distilling complex messages into succinct communications is popular with all Simpkin Burley clients.