Leon Brown is a creative director based in London.
Currently leading the team at Sequoia-backed cyber platform Tessian.
Mentoring on ADPList with a mission to invest in the success of designers worldwide — sharing my experiences in creative leadership, brand strategy, and collaborating with great people on great things.
Tessian, City of London
Leading the design team at one of Europe’s fastest growing companies, collaborating firm-wide to drive Tessian's creative direction, branded website and channels, live event production, and the launch of Human Layer Security. Founded "Plus", Tessian's LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group.
Tessian, City of London
Joining as the first designer and creating for web experiences, enterprise software, and physical merchandise. Supporting content marketing, demand generation, and visual identity in the run-up to a successful $42m Series B fundraise from Sequoia.
Design Research Office,
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh
Preparing post-graduate student work for showcase at New Designers, and acting as in-house designer for event posters, catalogues, and exhibition design.
Product Design Internship,
Echo Brand Design, London
Producing internal studio collateral and promotional media for clients, leading design concepts to be showcased in the Brand Futures Journal, and assisting with live-brief packaging design proposals.
Permanent Collections Archivist,
Design Museum, London
Handling and organisation of museum items, assisting the archival and documentation of collection items, specifically for the Design Museum’s 2016 relocation to the Commonwealth Institute in Kensington.
Vol.17, Q4 Cover Feature, "Out and Proud"
Daily Planet, “Weird Planet”
“When the Toaster Gets Smart”
“Imagining an Intelligent Future for the Toaster”
New Designers, London,
Wilko W’Innovate Award, Runner-Up
Design the Sound, Bei Ning Park Pavilion
An international exhibition on Sound and Music, with a focus on the intersection of work between cultures East and West, running from May 11th to May 18th.
“Pupil—Worldwide Design Database”, p.24-25
Vol.103, July 2018, “High Concept: Dear System”
Vol.97 Jan 2018, “High Concept: Object Behavior Trend”
A cross-disciplinary exhibition of Product Design BA and Glass MA-MFA at Edinburgh College of Art, hosted in the former Edinburgh Lauriston Museum of Fire, on the theme of "Work in Progress", running from December 5th to December 8th.
The Design Museum Holon, Israel,
Sound and Matter in Design Exhibition
An international exhibition dedicated to the relationship between design and sound, entitled “Sound and Matter in Design”. Running June 29th to October 28th.
“Student’s Exploration of Light, Color, and Space”
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh,
Major Externality Crisis
An exhibition of 3rd Year Product Design work on the intersection of technology and craft. Open at Edinburgh College of Art Sculpture Court and running April 24th to April 28th.