Malcolm Garrett

Malcolm Garrett

Years attended: 20172016201520142013

Discipline: Design

Malcolm is creative director of the design group Images&Co. He studied graphic design at Manchester Polytechnic in the late 70s and he now has a particular specialism in information, interaction and interface design.

His career is rooted in Manchester music and culture from his record sleeves for Buzzcocks and Magazine to the identity of Manchester’s home of digital content The Sharp Project. He is an Ambassador for Manchester School of Art, and with John Owens is co-founder of Design Manchester.

He is a member of the Sir Misha Black Awards Committee and a member of the Science Museum Advisory Board. In 2000 he became the first interaction designer appointed as an RSA Royal Designer and last year he was one of the first ten designers inducted into the Design Week Hall of Fame.