LECTURE + WORKSHOP
A multi-disciplinary artist and designer that believes in a hand-crafted approach to all his design endeavors.
Ben Johnston is a self-taught, multi-disciplinary artist and designer from Canada. Being born in Cape
Town, South Africa, and later traveling the world, Ben finds his inspiration in cultural differences and
societal nuances he notices around him, always making sure he honours and respects his diverse
influences. His work focuses mostly around typography, for which he’s very well known, but he also
does murals, 3D printing and branding. However, the key to Ben’s success maybe lays in the fact that he
is passionate about handcrafting everything – from sketches to the final product – making his work stand
out and giving it a certain vivaciousness and vibrancy.