David Irwin was born in Northern Ireland in 1986. After graduating in Three Dimensional Design at Northumbria University in 2007 he completed a fellowship on the Designers in Residence initiative at Northumbria’s School of Design in 2010 and subsequently went on to establish his own Industrial design Studio in 2011.
Irwin works for leading manufacturers and design led companies such as Habitat, Deadgood and Juniper and designs and produces contemporary product, furniture and lighting solutions.
Irwin's design passion is rooted in the exploration of materials and driven by a desire to assign purpose to both traditional and contemporary manufacturing processes. The goal with all of Irwin’s work is to combine a strong concept with fundamental usefulness.