For nearly two decades, The Mechanism’s Founder and Executive Director, Dave Fletcher has explored a wide range of media – including print, video, photography and interactive design. Dave has also developed brand identity systems, promotional materials, environmental graphics, packaging and publication designs for a global list of clients.
A visionary in the interactive design profession, Dave has earned recognition from creative associations and publications including: AIGA, The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), HOW Magazine, and I.D., the International Design Magazine, and his work is featured in several noted graphic design books and magazines. His philosophy of information delivery through the creative process has been discussed in both academic & international business publications.
Dave was a featured judge in HOW magazine’s Interactive Design Annual, and I.D., the International Design Magazine’s Interactive Media Design Review. He has spoken extensively as a keynote and general session speaker, and has participated in panel discussions for the HOW Design Conference, AIGA, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), The Art Institute, and The New School in New York City.
Dave is a member of the board of the New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC–NY)—the leading advocate of the Internet as a global communications infrastructure.
Dave’s work is featured in the following books:
- The Secret Life of Logos: Behind the Design of 80 Great Logos
- Creative Workshop: 80 Challenges to Sharpen Your Design Skills
- LogoLounge: Master Library, Volume 3: Shapes and Symbols
- The Big Book of Packaging