Contributor Biographies

Margaret Lonergan

Margaret Lonergan

Margaret Lonergan is a freelance design consultant and has an illustration practice. She graduated from NCAD with a BDes in Visual Communication in 1989. In 1998, she completed an MA in Design, specialising in illustration and book design. 

Her work has been published regularly in the national press (most frequently in The Irish Times), and she shared in a Society of Newspaper Design Award for Excellence for illustration work with The Sunday Tribune. Margaret worked as a lecturer in graphic design in the Faculty of Education, NCAD from 1991 to 2003.

She is currently undertaking research into practice-based postgraduate study in design. Other areas of interest include: the development of collaborative design processes and design-led projects; and the relationship between the application of digital media and typography in visual communication and in the fine art disciplines.