2018 Design Judge
Scott Burnett is designer based in Dublin. Originally from Scotland, he moved to Ireland in 1998. He is co-founder and partner of design agency aad, a design studio creating joined up projects that span identity, content, technology and the spaces in between. Actively working with businesses, brands and organisations that span all aspects of modern life, always seeking the human perspective, opportunities for advancement and to deliver projects that have a clear and relevant place in the world. Current clients include – DCU, Dublin Dance Festival, Saorview, BuJo and IAPI.
Driven by a love of making things that make things happen, this philosophy is not only clear in the studios work with clients but also in the development of many social and community projects. The charity site Grow, social project Where We Are and thisisnotanewspaper, as well as projects that advocate for the design and creative communities – 100archive.com – a platform for Irish graphic design, and makeshapechange.com – a film, website and educational workshops that illustrates the role and effect of design on our lives.