David Hayes

I have to admit, I’m a doodler from way back. 

I‘ve been drawing and creating art for as long as I remember, and was inspired by my big brother to attend art school and then focus on graphic design.

Fast forward a few decades, and I‘ve been lucky enough to create pretty iconic work in the beverage alcohol space for brands like Steam Whistle Brewing, Wellington Brewery, Junction Craft Brewing and Authentic Seacoast Spirits, among many others. 

I create ideas that serve the needs of the product or client, not vice versa. 

I’m not the guy who uses the latest Instagram filter and calls it a concept. But I have been known to dream in Futura.

I’m in it for the long haul, but I’ve evolved my craft to stay current. However, I still start my ideas with a sketchbook, and I always will.

I like to say that good design has integrity and longevity – two things I always put in the forefront. After more than 30 years in the business there is still nothing that makes me happier than helping a client raise the bar higher than they ever thought possible.