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Dan is enormously talented and can respond well to any brief. His skill set is versatile, offering design for print, digital design, and other skills like video editing. Dan’s also a thinker, able to solve complex problems and come up with designs that are every bit as intelligent as they are beautiful.

David Crichton

Creative Director, IE Brand

Dan is passionate about branding; he crafts elegant and scalable design systems for print and screen. He delights in rationalising and resolving complex communications into simple, coherent and beautiful user experiences.

A brilliant typographer, Dan has a keen eye for detail and a sensitive approach to design. A multi-award-winning designer, he consistently produces industry-leading work.

Ollie Leggett

Managing Director, IE Brand

I was looking for a complete re-branding, logo, website, and business cards. Dan has taken care of all these aspects professionally, making sure that my new business image would match exactly who we are and what we do.

He was flexible with decisions and discussed the entire project all the way through. I love the new logo that he designed for the company and the website that he put together for us. Highly recommended!

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Antonio Catalano

Director, AC Plumbing, Heating & Bathrooms

We worked with Dan on a number of projects and each has been a great success. Dan is a pleasure to work with; swift replies, helpful suggestions, wonderful results.

Dan goes the extra mile and helped us out with questions we had about other design issues and best of all explained things in a non-techy way, which made things far easier for us to grasp. We will definitely continue to commission Dan for upcoming projects. A great asset to the team!

Amy Neilson

Manager, Monarch Glass

I have used many graphic designers before and have found it a very slow and confusing process. I found working with Dan a pleasure, he understood exactly what I needed and came up with a working design quickly.

He is very talented and easy to work with, essential qualities for a good working relationship. I would highly recommend him.

Daniel Aber

Business Owner, Fluid Symmetry

Dan is a consummate professional with a brilliant eye for design that's as effective as it is engaging. He's experienced in developing new visual identities, as well as interpreting and developing existing brands.

What you get with someone of Dan’s experience is he gets things right the first time, and that saves both time and money. He understands context, structure and content hierarchy, and is an expert at working with complex documents and reports.

I've worked with Dan for several years and wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anyone!

Denise Atkins

Marketing Consultant, Denise Atkins Ltd

It’s great working with Dan; he has great ideas and delivers exceptional design work. Everyone who sees our educational products and our website comments on the beautifully crafted design. The aesthetic and attention to detail compliments our content perfectly, and it’s spot-on for our audience, it’s truly brought our products to life.

Sarah Hughes

Managing Director, Beautiful Minds Education

Dan just gets it. If he has any questions they are always pertinent and useful. I always have confidence that he understands the brief.

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Patrick Morrison

Director, Brand Temple

Dan is a wonderful partner to work with – creative, inspiring, always clear and straight forward – just the qualities you look for when you’re working on a project that needs thinking out of the box!

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Oliver Hein

Owner and founder, iMarvel

McQ Design is excellent – Dan is an expert in design and print. Free consultation and quote. The brochure design looks great and has been received extremely well from new and existing clients. Very happy with the graphic design work and the helpful process. Well done and thank you Dan!

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Armando Muca

Director, A.M. General Building Ltd

An incredible talent. Dan is able to capture a vision and develop creative concepts to translate something which may be difficult to understand into something user friendly and easy to absorb. I cannot recommend him enough. He’s worked on a range of projects for us from designing reports and briefing papers to logos and quality marks.

Martina Gibbons

Marketing & Recruitment Lead, IPS Grow and Changing Futures at Social Finance

We contacted McQ Design as we required a professional logo for our business as our original logo looked dated and did not represent us well. Dan took us through an initial fact-finding process, where we unwrapped what our business does and how it differentiates itself from competitors within the marketplace. Dan communicated with us throughout the design process and delivered a unique visual identity that effectively communicates our offering to our prospective audience. We are very pleased with the result and have had some really positive feedback from our customers.

John Foster

Managing Director, The Business Systems People Ltd

Working with Dan on my website was a pleasure. Being an artist I had already different ideas and visions of what my website could look like. In Dan I found the ideal web designer to capture my expectations exactly with a very clean, high-class site.

He had a thorough understanding of my work and my wishes. Dan explained in detail and very patiently what is needed and what is possible, I always got prompt responses to my questions.

If I requested alterations Dan was open and flexible in making adjustments and figuring out the best solution in the frame of the budget.

I fully feel my work represented on my new website. It is clear, modern and user-friendly. I can’t value enough the expertise and creativity Dan put into his brilliant work – I highly recommend him!

Kiki Stickl


I’m thrilled with the design of the brand identity, logo and website. The process from beginning to end was a pleasure, and I’m deeply grateful for your patience, creativity and passion on this project. You’ve created a top-class suite of printed marketing materials, a beautiful new website, and helped us to engage on social media.

My business now has an up to date fresh face that aligns with our goals and most importantly feels like us! Thank you so much.

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Recent projects


Website and online shop for literacy learning resources.

Beautiful Minds Education, East Sussex


Website for pre-hire volume recruitment specialists.

ThriveMap, London


Tastefully designed report to showcase the activities and impact of Brighton & Hove Food Partnership’s food projects.

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership, Brighton & Hove


Impactful report for Individual Placement and Support specialists.

IPS Grow/ Social Finance, London


Carefully processed visual identity for the business systems specialist.

The Business Systems People, West Midlands


Engaging book design for pupil and teacher literacy learning resource.

Beautiful Minds Education, East Sussex


A website promoting therapeutic outdoor activities across Sussex.

Green Wellbeing Alliance, Sussex


Supporting literature, brochures, reports and guidance documents for Flood Resilience Alliance.

Brand Temple, London


Expertly constructed logo and visual identity for Brighton’s master builders.

AM Design & Build, East Sussex


Leaflet campaign for Brighton i360.

Brighton i360, Brighton


Playful new visual identity for Brighton based personal assistant provider.

Compass PA, Brighton


Showcase gallery website for renowned Saatchi artist.

Kiki Stickl, Germany


Brand identity, website and print advertising graphics for a marvellous new interactive show-piece for events and trade fairs.

iMarvel, Germany


A bright new name and brand identity for Sussex-based dog trainers.

Brightdog, East Sussex


Perfectly constructed brochure design for Brighton’s master builders.

A.M. General Builders Ltd, East Sussex


Refreshing new brand identity for top rated Brighton based plumbing, heating and bathroom specialist.

AC Plumbing, Heating & Bathrooms, East Sussex


Responsive website for top-rated Brighton-based plumbing, heating, and bathroom specialist.

AC Plumbing, Heating & Bathrooms, East Sussex


Expertly framed brochure showcasing the clean and clear aesthetic of a well-renowned London-based glazier.

Monarch Glass, London


Beautifully moulded visual identity for expert fibreglass production company.

Fibreglass First, UK