Mary Leonard is an award-winning multidisciplinary designer and art director. Formerly Design Lead at Google Creative Lab EMEA, and Senior Designer at Construct London, she recently founded an independent design and art practice. Here she aims to use her skills to empower individuals and causes to have more positive impacts on the world by exploring the intersection between creativity and technology.
She believes in the power of design to solve significant, everyday problems through considered solutions that are both beautiful and functional. While working with some of the world’s biggest brands, including Google, UN, Gucci and WWF, her work has gained numerous recognition from industry and press, including D&AD, Cannes, The One Show, Design Week, and FWA. Last year she was named an ADC Young Gun finalist, as well as one of Google’s Future Creative Leader.
This year she was honoured to be a judge and mentor for several international awards such as D&AD Product Design, D&AD Next Designer, D&AD New Bloods, Creative Circle, Cream, She Says, and FWA.
Event : Irish Creatives in New York: Business Innovation
Date : Saturday October 19
Venue : Workbench, Bank of Ireland
Time: 1 – 2:30pm