Mark Hurrell is a designer based in London. He is interested in how new technologies are changing how knowledge is created and understood. From 2012-2019 he led the design of GOV.UK within the Government Digital Service, during which it won the Design Museum’s Design of the Year award and D&AD black, yellow and wood pencils. GOV.UK has been copied by governments across the world including Argentina, Australia, Canada, Finland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan and the USA.
Prior to GOV.UK, he worked for the BBC on several redesigns of the BBC News website and their widely-imitated Global Experience Language digital brand. Hurrell studied Critical Art Practice at the University of Brighton.
In April 2021 Hurrell designed the publication TINA – There Is No Alternative, co-published by The Showroom and Chateau International