Joe Gilmore is a graphic designer based in York. He designs books, exhibition catalogues, music packaging, identities and websites for artists, galleries and cultural institutions, businesses and individuals.

In addition to client-based work, Joe initiates and produces independent curatorial, artistic and research projects which focus on typography, book-making, audio art and graphic design.

Joe is a lecturer in Graphic and Communication Design at the University of Leeds.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss a project.


Selected Clients

A L’arme!
The Architecture Foundation
Anomie Publishing
Bergen Kunsthall
Bonner Kunstverein
Boomkat Editions
Canada, NYC
Carroll / Fletcher
Chelsea Space
Daphne Oram Trust
De La Warr Pavilion
Focal Point Gallery
Grafik Magazine
Green Art Gallery, Dubai
Group Ginger Architects
Grundy Art Gallery
Karl Records
Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
Modem Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts
The Modern Institute
No Bounds Festival
Opera North
Thames & Hudson
PAN Records
Paul Preissner Architects
Qu Junktions
Slate & Ash
Sound and Music
Spike Island
Sternberg Press
The Tetley
Thames & Hudson
Timothy Taylor
Urban Outfitters
V-A-C Foundation
Walker Art Center
The Wedding Present
Whitechapel Gallery


John Akomfrah
Kamrooz Aram
Tauba Auerbach
Martin Boyce
Ben Cain
Jefre Cantu Ledesma
Matt Connors
Anne Dessing
Alex Farrar
Mark Fell
Kim Fisher
Luke Fowler
Anna Freeman Bentley
Eric Frye
Shaun Gladwell
Eloise Hawser
Xylor Jane
Alex Katz
Andrew Kerr
Elisabeth Kley
Mark Leckey
Mary Manning
Eddie Martinez
Mirza / Butler
Haroon Mirza
Manfred Mohr
Eva and Franco Mattes
Daphne Oram
Otolith Group
Gauthier Oushoorn
Charlotte Prodger
Nick Relph
Greg Rook
Paul Rooney
Natascha Sadr Haghighian
Benjamin Senior
Lucy Skaer
Monika Sosnowska
Gerald Summers
Hayley Tompkins
Eulalia Valldosera
Caroline Walker
Richard T. Walker
Cathy Wilkes
Wood and Harrison
Richard Wright

Selected Exhibitions

Moveable Types, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, 7–9 February, 2020

‘Book—Space’, The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, Leeds, 2020

‘Letra/Tone’, Radialsystem, Berlin, 2019

‘Vector 20’, Village Books, Leeds, 2018

‘Orgasm Addict Reframed’, Design Manchester, Manchester, 2018

‘Encyclopaedia of Human Relationships’, Galeria dos Prazeres in Madeira, Portugal, 2017

‘Sigla’, Village Books, Leeds, 2017

Leeds Print Festival, Colours May Vary, Leeds, 2017

Sonic Acts, Amsterdam, 2012

‘Attention as Place’, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA, 2012

‘Catch-Up’, with Joel Evey, Leeds, 2012

Leeds Print Festival, Leeds, 2012

Loop Arts Fair, Leeds, 2011

‘Pick Me Up’ (curated by Nous Vous), London, 2011

Top-Up Shop, Leeds, 2011

‘Template’, Lovebytes, Sheffield, 2010

‘Template’, ISEA, Millenium Arts Centre, Portadown, 2010

‘Template’, Sightsonic, York, UK, 2009

‘Apocrypha’ (curated by Fällt), Sintesi Electronic Arts Festival, Naples, Italy, 2008


Leeds Arts University, 2020

Leeds Beckett University, 2019

University of Lincoln, School of Film and Media, 2013

Winchester School of Art, 2012

Sonic Acts, Amsterdam, 2012

Sightsonic, University of York, 2012

Leeds Arts University, 2011

University of Huddersfield, 2011

Leeds Beckett University, 2011

Selected Press

AIGA Eye on Design
Die Gestalten Verlag
Advanced Creation
It’s Nice That
James Joyce Broadsheet
Design Weekly
Walker Art Center


I am not currently offering any internships.