David Carson Bio,Age,Early Life,Spouses,Children,Net worth,Awards

David Carson Biography

David Carson, an American Graphic designer, art director, and surfer, is best known for his innovative magazine design and use of experimental typography. He was the art director for the magazine Ray Gun where he employed much of the typographic and layout approach.

David Carson Age

He was born on  8 September 1955 and is currently 63 years old as of 2019.

David Carson Nationality

He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA and is therefore of American nationality. He is of white ethnicity.

David Carson Spouse/Relationship status

David married two times but is currently single. However, his first wife has two kids while his second has one.

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David Carson Early Life

He attended Cocoa Beach High School, was class president for three years, and still considers Cocoa Beach, Florida to be the place he is most from.

He attended San Diego State University and graduated with Honors and Distinction a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.

His first contact with graphic design was at the University of Arizona during a two-week graphics course, taught by Jackson Boelts in 1980.

He worked as a teacher in Torrey Pines High School in San Diego, California from 1982 to 1987. Carson was also a professional surfer and reached a 9th in the WSA pro-4A division during that time. He had his own signature model surfboard with Infinity surfboards and with rainbow fin co. He still surfs frequently at his property in the Caribbean.

In 1983, David started to experiment with graphic design and found himself immersed in the artistic and bohemian culture of Southern California. Carson attended the Oregon College of Commercial Art, only for a couple of months before accepting an unpaid internship with Action Now magazine, formerly Skateboarder magazine. That year, he went to Switzerland to attend a three-week workshop in graphic design during that year. Hans-Rudolf Lutz, the teacher of the workshop, became his first great influence.

David Carson Height And Weight/Tattoos

His Height and Weight are currently under review and will be updated soon. He currently has no tattoos on her body.

David Carson Net worth

He had an estimated net worth of $ 30 Million in 2018. He now currently has an estimated net worth of $ 32 Million as of 2019.

David Carson Hair color/Eye color

He has an eye color of blue. His hair color is grey (natural blonde).

David Carson Influence/Role model/Hobbies

Carson’s work was influenced by Hans Rudolf Lutz, one of his first teachers. His hobbies are skateboarding and surfing.

David Carson Children

David has three children. With his first wife, he has two kids; Luke Carson and Luci Carson. With his second wife, he has one son; Carson.

David Carson Awards

He has won over 230 awards for his work in graphic design, photography, advertising, and branding. Some of these awards are;

  1. Best Overall Design, Society of Publication Designers in New York
  2. Cover of the Year, Society of Publication Designers in New York
  3. Award of Best Use of Photography in Graphic Design, International Center of Photography
  4. Designer of the Year in 1998 and 1999, International Center of Photography
  5. Master of Typography, Graphis magazine in New York
  6. The most famous graphic designer on the planet in April 2004 – London Creative Review magazine (London)
  7. One of the 30 most influential Macintosh users over the 30-year history of the computer – only two graphic designers were selected, Carson and April Greiman. Apple Inc. in January 2014
  8. AIGA medal in 2014

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