My name is Daniel Ruston, I am a digitally focused Art Director & Designer. Creating award winning, internationally recognised interactive work for some of the world’s most respected and well known brands.

I’ve worked with large global agencies through to small boutiques – on all kinds of projects – from responsive global web platforms, mobile apps, cutting edge creative campaigns, through to experimental interfaces. I love to break boundaries & use cutting edge techniques to create fresh, meaningful, and memorable projects.

Having an interest in all aspects & facets – underlying technology, innovative and intelligent user experience, creative and compelling story telling, and a beautiful aesthetic. Design for me is not just how something looks, it is also how it works, and ultimately how it feels.

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AWARDS & ACCOLADES


2012


The FWA

– Mobile of the Day

2011


The One Show

– Silver
– Merit

Golden Award of Montreux

– Gold

Cresta Awards

– Winner

Webby Awards

– Official Honoree

SXSWi

– Nominee

2010


The Mobius Awards

– Gold

.net Magazine

– Site of The Month

The FWA

– Site of The Day

2009


Epica Awards

– Silver
– Bronze

New York Festivals

– Bronze
– Finalist

Cannes Cyber Lions

– Finalist

Webby Awards

– Nominee
– Official Honoree

Autovision

– Gold

Spin Awards

– Nominated Best Design

2008


Wellcome Collection

– Interactive Art piece exhibited

2007


E3 Awards

– Silver

2006


FAB Awards

– Silver

INSPIRED BY


Design. Film. Art. World travel. Photography. Playing guitars. Music. Technology. Craftsmanship. Aviation. Vintage motorbikes and cars. Speed. Surfing. Diving. Snowboarding. Reading books. Nature. The sea.

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THE EIA

The ‘nomme de guerre’ for my interactive experiments.

the-eia.org

NICE!

Blog where I write about the best digital design out there.

nice.danielruston.com

ON THE ROAD

Photos of the places around the world i’ve travelled to.

ontheroad.danielruston.com