Malcolm Garrett Biography - Artlyst
Malcolm Garrett was born in 1956 in Northwich,England. He attended St Ambrose College then studied typography at the University of Reading from 1974 through 1975.
Garrett's first important professional work was design for the punk rock group Buzzcocks. From 1978 through 1994, Garrett was the design director of Assorted iMaGes. His work included "graphic identity, exhibition design, television graphics, and literature design.
In the early 1990s Garrett was increasingly attracted to digital technology. In 1994 Garrett teamed with Alasdair Scott to form AMX digital (later called AMX studios), an interactive media production company. Garrett left AMX when that company merged with Zinc to form Arnold Interactive in 2001. He then worked at I-mmersion in Toronto, Canada art directing interactive cinema, but returned to London in 2005 where he is now Creative Director at AIG (Applied Information Group).
Garrett is a Royal Designer for Industry (RDI), and a Visiting Professor at the University of the Arts in London. He is Creative Director of dynamo london, the online showcase for the digital and interactive media industry in London.