Doug Panton is a professional artist and designer. He has achieved a variety of accolades in both practices and continues to receive assignments that require the design complexity of a multi-faceted project outcome. This has enabled him to experience and expand his competency in a hybrid manner. With his varied industry experience as an advertising art director and as designer/art director in the publishing arena, Doug has applied this methodology to further develop his interdisciplinary nature as an artist/illustrator. 


Daigneault & Panton Inc. Illustration & Design, Toronto
Position: Creative Director/Partner

DPI, specializes in design communication, strategic brand development and design strategies. We combine an intuitive commercial sense for marketing and business which enables us to quickly hone in on the key issues and identify practical solutions which makes our work not only beautifully presented, but strategically true to the vision required.  Above all we uncover powerful visual answers that result in enhanced marketing opportunities for our clients.

Client list includes:

Corporate: Levis Canada, Christie Brown, Chapters Bookstores, Ralston Purina, Ceiba-Geigy, Nutra-Sweet, Budweiser, Molson Brewery, Labatt Brewery, Upper Canada Brewery, Creemore Brewery, Air Canada, Tourism Canada, Honda Canada, Ralston Purina, Amstel Beer, Seagrams, Kimberly Clark, Ontario Hydro, Lactancia, Ontario Milk & Marketing Board, Radio Bureau of Canada, Canada Post Corporation, S C Johnson, Winterlude Ottawa Tourism, The Canadian Broadcast Corporation, Ontario Lottery Corporation, Microsoft, Up Country Canada, The Canadian Schizophrenia Society, The March of Dimes, The Canadian Cancer Society, Bayer Canada, Bell Canada, Alliance-Bell (Atlantic), Bank of Canada, Canada Life Insurance, Toronto Dominion Bank, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, The Royal Bank of Canada, Ink Design, Bazooka Design Montreal, Landis, N.Y., The Weston Foundation, The Dalglish Foundation, Tim Horton Foundation.

Publishers: Oxford University Press, Thames & Hudson (UK), HarperCollins Publishers, McMillan’s Publishers, McGraw-Hill (New York), McGraw-Hill (Toronto), Kids Kan Press, Scholastic (New York)

Periodicals:  U.S.A. Today, Barron’s Weekly, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Magazine, American Lawyer Magazine, Boston Business Journal, McLean’s Magazine, Canadian Business Magazine, The Globe & Mail, The Toronto Star, Financial Post Magazine, Canadian Homes Magazine, Weekend Magazine, Saturday Night Magazine, Toronto Life Magazine, Outdoors Canada, The Montreal Gazette, Charted Accountant Magazine, The Cleveland Daily News, Global Brief Magazine, The Walrus Magazine, Harvard Magazine, DownEast Magazine, Readers Digest, 3x3 Magazine, Creative Quarterly.


Oxford University Press, Toronto -- Position:  Art Director/Designer



2002 - 2015
OCAD University
Associate Professor Illustration Program
Faculty Designation: Design
Areas of Expertise: Illustration, Digital Media, Design illustration

2013 - 2015
OCAD University
Associate Professor - Coordinator Design First Year Student Success
Faculty Designation: Design

2008 - 2013
OCAD University
Associate Professor - Chair First Year Faculty of Design


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