Pure Designs is a rurally based, architect designed studio set deep in the North Roscommon Countryside and was founded in 2005. Established by the artists Padraig Cunningham and Linda Shevlin, we make our obsessions inform our work; art, design, architecture, film and music. We’ve worked for clients across all sectors covering arts, film, culture, entertainment, tourism and business, creating design for print and web, opening titles for film, and promotional films for businesses.
Clients include: Limerick City Gallery of Art, The Lab Gallery, Fingal Arts Office, Tulca Arts Festival, Abridged Art & Poetry Publications, Sligo, Leitrim & Roscommon Arts Offices, Dublin Theatre Festival, National Gallery of Ireland and the Craft Council of Ireland.
We’ve produced artists publications for: Kennedy Browne, Sarah Browne, Amanda Coogan, Askeaton Contemporary Arts, Andrew Dodds, Brian Duggan, Alice Lyons.
Padraig Cunningham is the graphic designer behind Pure Designs. He is also a practicing artist/filmmaker. After qualifying as a designer, Padraig returned to education to complete a Fine Art Degree. He has exhibited both at home and abroad and was invited to India to create new work that has since been selected for screenings in the U.S.A, India, U.K. and Ireland.
Linda Shevlin completed an MA in Visual Arts Practices in 2009. She is studio manager at Pure Designs and also works as an artist, curator, in filmmaking and education. Her work has been exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally including at the Model, Sligo; Tulca Festival, Galway; The Cross Gallery, Dublin and the RHA Annual Exhibition.