With an undying desire to push what is possible with typography & lettering, Ben Johnston is a multi-disciplinary artist & designer that believes in a hand-crafted approach to all his design endeavours.
Born in Canada and raised in South Africa, Ben brings a diverse sense of influence to his work – finding inspiration from the small cultural nuances to societal differences that he encounters throughout his travels.
Nike, Google, Ford, Sierra Nevada, Adobe, Blue Moon, Aston Martin, Shopify, Lululemon, Canon, Chevrolet, M&M's, GAP, Rogers, Jeep, DDB, Hootsuite, Moosehead, Tourism Toronto, Shopify.
2017 Applied Arts Award for logo design
2017 Applied Arts Award for mural design
2017 TDC Certificate of Typographic Excellence - Environmental
2017 TDC Certificate of Typographic Excellence - Mural Design
2017 Print Mag Award for typography
2017 Communication Arts award for typography
2017 ADCC Award for installation design
2017 ADCC Award for environmental design
2018 GRAPHIS silver award
2018 Applied Arts Awards for Craft & Environmental
2018 Young Guns Finalist
2019 Communication Arts Award of Excellence
2019 MuralFest.com: Best Canadian Mural
2018 FITC Toronto
2019 Apple Canada
2019 OFFF Barcelona