Bold Visual Narrative

Bold is the creative practice of Leon Butler. We are interested in telling stories and exploring new ways of look at and using technology to help us tell those stories.

email: leon[at]


Leon has worked as a designer, creative director, and educator for over fifteen years, his work has been recognised by The Type Directors Club, 100 Archive, the Future Makers awards, Digital Media awards, SXSW, Young Directors Awards and the Irish Design Awards. Leon has completed residencies in the School of Visual Art,  72andSunny, Snapchat, Adobe and the Science Gallery. Leon was a Research Fellow at the National University of Ireland and Designer in Residence at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles 2017 and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena CA, has named Leon Butler as the 2022 Leah Hoffmitz Milken Fellow. Leon is also a Lecturer at Yeats Academy of Arts, Design and Architecture, as well as continuing to grow his own practice at Bold Visual Narrative.