About

Drew Coughlan is an award winning designer from Melbourne, Australia.

His work covers the fields of branding, graphic and digital design. He has worked on a range of projects, from reimagining national icons to creating disruptive e-commerce platforms.

He is currently a Design Director at the London office of Saffron Brand Consultants. Before moving to London, he was the  Design Director of Love + Money – a brand agency for the digital age. Prior to Love + Money he worked at the brand and design studio SouthSouthWest, the Melbourne office of global brand consultancy Interbrand and has freelanced for Elmwood and Tank.

Drew is active within the local design community having spoken at AGDA First Five Out and Melbourne Museum Top Designs Forum. He has participated in the AGDA Folio Nights, agIDEA’s Open Studio program and has contributed to Sex, Drugs & Helvetica and The Design Kids.

Throughout his career, Drew has worked on a number of project which have been recognised by award shows nationally and internationally, including Type Directors Club of America (TDC), REBRAND, IDCA, Spikes Asia, AGDA, Shopify and Create.

 

Contact

Email: ilive@drewcoughlan.com.au
Phone: +44 7983 678761

Experience

Saffron Brand Consultants
Design Director
September 2017 – Present

Senior Designer
May 2016 – August 2017

Love + Money
Design Director
September 2015 – April 2016

Senior Designer
September 2014 – September 2015
loveandmoney.agency

SouthSouthWest
Designer
April 2013 – September 2014
southsouthwest.com.au

Interbrand Australia
Designer
May 2011 – April 2013
standapart.com.au
interbrand.com

Freelance
Elmwood
Tank Branding
SouthSouthWest
Interbrand
March – May 2011

Aer Design
Designer
September 2009 – October 2010
aerdesign.com.au

Rednoise
Junior Designer
May 2008 – September 2009
rednoise.com.au



Awards
2015
Shopify Awards, Best in Show – Frank Body (frankbody.com)

2014
AGDA Biennial, Finalist, Branding (large business) – ahm

2012
REBRAND Awards, Best in Show – QAGOMA
Spikes Asia, Silver, Corporate Identity – QAGOMA
AGDA, Distinction, Logo – QAGOMA
AGDA, Distinction, Range of items – QAGOMA
IDCA, Best Branding Campaign – QAGOMA
Type Directors Club of America (TDC) – QAGOMA