Brian Whitehead currently lectures at The University for the Creative Arts – Epsom in Surrey, where he is a full-time senior lecturer on the BA (Hons) Graphic Design course.
His design and lecturing background over the last 35 years in London, has principally been as the MD of his own design consultancy Brian Whitehead & Associates.
He has designed across the broad spectrum of the creative and communications industry with many well-known named London based agencies and design companies.
Activities cover: above and below the line advertising, book and magazine design editing, branding, corporate identities, packaging, business-to-business media, exhibition design, storyboarding, pharmaceutical advertising media – with his more recent work within the music industry.
More recent worked on the exclusive box set for the Pixies called ‘Minotaur’ which has been nominated for a Grammy Award. He has also been designing for recordings produced by the filmmaker David Lynch.
As a keen observer and active participant in the ever-evolving communications revolution, he has kept pace with the technologies and the resulting creative implications, which shows little sign of slowing down.
Over the last two decades he has been involved in many conferences and talks in the UK and in the USA – Boston and San Francisco.
His work with students at under-graduate and postgraduate level have offered unique and powerful insights into creative thinking, as the design and new media students embrace and reveal innovative developments through research dialogue.