Paul McNeil is a graphic designer specialising in typography, information design and generative design. He has over 35 years’ experience working in brand communications and visual identity for the UK telecommunications, government and charity sectors. In 1988, he established McNeil Design, a consultancy operating in long-term strategic relationships with marketing, public relations and industry partners.
He currently works in the Postgraduate Design area at the London College of Communication as Course Leader of MA Contemporary Typographic Media. In 2012, he was honoured with a Student’s Union White Square Teaching Award in recognition of excellent practice in facilitating learning. His research activities concern the history and classification of type, investigations into typographic systems and the uses of generative methods in visual communications.
McNeil is a Member of the Typographic Circle and the International Society of Typographic Designers. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Hamish Muir and Paul McNeil discuss design systems and visual engineering.