Bio

Adrian Doran is a versatile art director and designer with seventeen years of professional experience, specialising in editorial design. Adrian has held the position of Art Director at; Homemakers, a digest sized national womens magazine with a circulation of 1.5 million readers; In House, a home decorating magazine; and Gloss, a Northern Irish-based custom-published fashion magazine. Also, Adrian has worked at Marketing Magazine, TV Guide, Canadian Business and Cottage Life. Recently, Adrian has art-directed and designed a series of custom-published magazines and recipe booklets for Transcontinental Publishing, including projects with Ocean Spray, Pillsbury, HighLiner, the Canadian Dental Association and Minute Rice.

Adrian's style of graphic design is extremely intuitive: from bold, award-winning national magazines to clean, elegant annual reports for major corporations. His specialities include magazines, annual reports, CD covers, brochures, packaging, corporate identities and direct mail promotions, working primarily in Quark Xpress, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. Adrian received his education and training, a BA (Hons) degree in Design, at the University of Ulster in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Adrian, as a member of St. Patricks school choir, circa 1973.