Mark Cleverley

Mark Cleverley

Mark Cleverley, designer

Mark Cleverley has had a distinguished and varied design career, spanning architecture, graphic design, ceramics, packaging and postage stamps.

He designed the most iconic Crown Lynn ceramics of the 1960s, including the New Zealand parliamentary dining suite for the Bellamy’s restaurant, and some of the most distinctive postage stamps of the 1970s, such as the Ross Dependency series and 1970 New Zealand Exposition stamps.

Mr Cleverley also taught at the Wellington School of Design for more than a decade. College Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Claire Robinson says that his designs “have a deceptive simplicity, reflecting his belief that anything a designer does must make a contribution.”

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