David Carson is principal and chief designer of David Carson Design Inc. with offices in New York City and Charleston, SC.
Carson graduated with ‘honors and distinction’ from San Diego State University, where he recieved a BFA degree in sociology. a former professional surfer, he was ranked #9 in the world during his college days. Numerous groups including the New York Type Directors Club, American Center for Design and I.D. magazine have recognized his studio’s work with a wide range of clients in both the business and arts worlds. Carson and his work have been featured in over 180 magazines and newspaper articles around the world, including a feature in Newsweek magazine, and a front page article in the New York Times. London-based Creative Review magazine dubbed Carson “Art Director of the Era”. The American Center for Design (Chicago) called his work on Ray Gun Magazine ‘the most important work coming out of America’. His work on Beach Culture magazine won ‘Best Overall Design” and “Cover of the Year” from the Society of Publication Designers in New York.