Darren Scott was born in Manchester, UK, in 1975, and studied Graphic Design at Salford University in Manchester. After working for 10 years as a designer & Art Director for McCann-Erickson in Manchester, UK, he left to set up his own design consultancy, TRUTH, specialising in brand identity and design for print, in Manchester in 2006.
As a side project he founded the Darren Scott Typographics (DST) in 1995 after designing his first typeface, Berlin[er], for Neville Brody’s Digital Typography Magazine ‘FUSE 15’. Since then Darren has gone on to design over 20 typefaces that have been used on clients ranging from Kelloggs to Coca-Cola. Among his most well known typeface designs are Mechanic Gothic and Aggregate.
[Darren Scott, September 2008]