David Barnett is a 29 year old graphic artist born and based in New York City. As a Creative Director, he has worked in design, illustration, apparel, publishing, branding, and signage. He co-founded his own design studio called Noble Signs, specializing in branding and signage for bars and restaurants in NYC. His illustrations have been featured on the album covers of Curren$y's Pilot Talk 1 and 2, Ski Beatz' 24 Hour Karate School 1 and 2, Murs' Love & Rockets; he has also done illustration and design for Erykah Badu, Future Islands, Bun B, Real Estate, and Cam'ron and Jim Jones of the Diplomats, among others. In the spring of 2014 he held his first solo exhibition at Poppington Gallery in the Lower East Side, where it ran for 3 months and was viewed by thousands of people. The show included digital illustration, several large paintings, and works in neon and LED light. He exhibited in four other New York area shows that year, in addition to exhibiting at Miami Art Basel 2014.
He has been featured in The New York Times, T Magazine, Complex Magazine, OnSmash, Mass Appeal, The Daily News, and more.