Don Smith

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

I am the Executive Creative Director of Realise. Before that I was a Creative Director at The Union. Before that I was an Art Director at HHCL and Partners. Before that I was an Art Director at Faulds Advertising. Before that I was an Art Director at Leith Agency. Before that I studied Graphic Design and Advertising. Before that I had a Saturday job in a Butcher’s shop. My heroes are George Lucas, Richard Pryor, Bruce Lee, Mel Brooks, Kevin Keegan, Gene Wilder, Roald Dahl, Paul Rand, Richard Feynman, Stefan Sagmeister, Chuck D, Chris Morris, Zuzana Licko & Rudy Vanderlans, Naomi Klein, Dan Weiden, Spike Milligan, Erwin Schrödinger, Jimmy Nail, Rudyard Kipling, Bill Hicks, Jan Tschichold, Eric Morecambe, Joseph Conrad, Galileo, Genghis Khan, Tony Wilson, Buster Keaton, Benoît Mandelbrot, Rodin, Erwin Schrödinger, Bill Bernbach, Niels Bohr, Malcolm X, Gene Kelly, Brian Clough, Socrates and Paul Arden.

  • Work
    • Realise
  • Education
    • Heaton Manor School
    • Newcastle College