Christopher Murphy is a writer, designer and educator based in Belfast. Creative Review described him as, “a William Morris for the digital age,” an epithet he aspires to fulfil daily.
A lecturer in interactive design at the University of Ulster, Murphy has championed a web standards based curriculum for over a decade. Informing his role as an educator, Murphy is a practicing designer whose work spans a variety of media. His work has featured in numerous magazines and books including Eye Magazine, widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading design journals, and Influences: A Lexicon of Contemporary Graphic Design Practice.
A writer on the 8 Faces team, he has also written for The Manual, 24 Ways, and .net magazine. As an internationally respected speaker he is invited to speak regularly on web standards and the importance of improving design education, and has spoken at conferences worldwide, including: Build, New Adventures and FOWD.