Gareth is freelance Art Director and Designer from Johannesburg. He has a degree in Information Design from the University of Pretoria, where he subsequently spent three years lecturing part time at the Department of Visual Arts. He worked specifically within the sphere of second year ideation, mixed media and handmade typography studies. Concurrently, he worked for some of the biggest Advertising and Design agencies in Johannesburg. Throughout his years working with the industry, he has chosen to focus on social design projects, systemic design thinking, and new technologies with mixed media applications. Gareth is currently working on two technology startups in Braamfontein. As co-founder of a monthly skill-sharing platform, Night Owls, he is passionate about new skill development, and its critical relationship with the future of South Africa.
Photographer | Stella Olivier