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David Coates

Ion Brand Design

CGD, FGDC, Dip. Design, Partner, Ion Brand Design

David is Managing Partner and Design Strategist at Ion Brand Design. He is a passionate designer who’s true pleasure lies in clarifying and decrypting details of complex communication problems, information, mapping and visual systems. Oh, and fine food too. He has earned hundreds of design awards over the years and articles about him have appeared in international print and online publications. David was named among the “Top 40 Under 40” business people in Vancouver by Business in Vancouver and has been involved in the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC) since 1991. He served as president of the BC Chapter for two terms and became National President (1998-2000). David continues to support the GDC through volunteer efforts and annual contributions to the GDC Foundation.