Daniel Brown is a creative-technologist, working in the fields of generative and interactive design and art. With a background in programming and user experience design, Brown combines this with traditional aesthetics-focused creative direction, creating apps, websites & installations for luxury brands and public and private artworks.
Since 1999, Brown has been chosen by Internet Business Magazine as one of the top 10 internet designers; was one of Creative Review's 'Stars of the New Millennium'; featured in The Barbican’s touring Digital Revolutions exhibition (2014) and The New York Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial (2016). His work for Nick Knight can be seen on Apple's 'Thirty Years of Mac' documentary/commercials.
He has been acknowledged as a pioneer in the new media field - his experimental works are now archived in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Denver Art Museum and London's Victoria and Albert Museum. He was chosen as London Design Museum's Designer of the Year in 2004 and since then selected for The Observer's '80 people who will define the next 10 years', Design Week's Hottest 50 Designers and invited to Buckingham Palace to honour the contribution of design to the British economy and culture. He is featured in Debrett’s People of Today and an honorary member of The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS).
Brown is a regular speaker and has given a series of lectures at The Royal Society for the Arts on topics including the use of design skills to empower the disabled and The role of mathematics & programming in design, art & education and Generative design, fashion and branding. In 2008, Brown joined with his father – the artist Paul Brown – and established Brown & Son to promote their work in the crossover between art, science & technology since 1968.
Brown is an on-going consultant advisor to several organisations and works on independent commissions and niche projects though his company Play-Create Ltd.