DEAN NORTON LOGO RE-FRESH
Dean Norton is a multidisciplinary designer and collaborator who develops products that consider form, function, refined detailing and harmony in materials. Drawing inspiration from personal experiences, he aims to create enduring performative works that connect on an emotional level, merging a balance between art and design whilst maintaining a minimalist aesthetic.
Born and raised in Essex, England, Norton is now based in Melbourne. Since launching his design studio in 2017, his work has captured the attention of the global design community and appreciators alike. His ‘Containa’ series was recently exhibited at Rossana Orlandi Master Gallery during Milan Design Week 2022/23, and his work has been shortlisted for numerous design awards, winning the Vivid Emerging Designer Award in 2021 and in 2022 he won a Prize Designs Award for ‘Best Table of the Year’ with ‘Containa’. Dwell Magazine (US) named Dean one of the ‘best new designers out there’ as part of their 24 Rising Stars list 2022, and in 2021 his Concave Convex Mirror was acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) for its permanent collection.
In 2021 Dean approached Studio Mimi Moon for a Brand Re-fresh, to bring his logo and branding in line more with his style of workmanship; Minimalist, Contemporary, Playful, Clever, Stylish, Formed.