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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.


Select Clients

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.


Awards

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 2018 ADCC Awards for Craft & Environmental 2018 Applied Arts Awards for Craft & Environmental 2018 Young Guns Finalist 2018 Communication Arts Award of Excellence


Talks

2018 FITC Toronto  2019 OFFF Barcelona