Kevin Dean, Artist & Designer

A versatile artist & designer who has illustrated numerous books, designed textiles, wallpapers and tableware. Having trained at the Royal College of Art, Kevin Dean has worked with leading retailers, publishers and museums.

Much of Kevin's work reflects his interest in plants and the natural environment. He draws almost everyday and his paintings and prints have been exhibited widely, both in the UK and abroad.

Kevin also designed much of the marble floral decoration within The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi, including  the 18,000 sq metre, main courtyard or SahanThe Grand Mosque, which opened in 2010 receives an estimated 250,000 visitors per month.

He has worked in a number of Art Colleges as a visiting / part - time lecturer and often gives school workshops both in the UK and abroad.

Kevin lives and works on the South Coast of England. A keen traveller, he has visited and painted all over the world, regularly travelling to the UAE.

Clients include:


British Telecom

Banta Digital (USA)

Bouchara Textiles ( France)

Chatto & Windus Publishing

Government of UAE

Hamlyn Books

John Lewis

Laura Ashley

Marks & Spencer

The Natural History Museum London

Random House Publishing

The Smithsonian Institute (USA)

Products for sale

Wallpapers, Textiles and tableware can be purchased, please go to the Products section.

Sample books available

Wallpaper/Textile sample books are available to retailers, architects and interior designers, please contact for details.

Paintings and Prints for sale

Some of the Paintings and Prints are also available for purchase.

If you wish to commission textile or wallpaper designs, paintings or murals please get in touch here.

Kevin Dean, Artist & Designer