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Skillx N Flow

Delawness -
From Jamaica
to the World

The Information Age has virtually erased the boundaries that used to separate us. The advent of social media has made it easier for users from faraway lands to communicate in real time.

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Jamaica Observer

New 'Introspeq'
from
Delawness

Six years ago, Lawrence L Deacon was uncertain about his future as a graphic designer after dropping out of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. As Delawness, he recently launched Introspeq , a concept that expresses his passion for the arts, music and fashion.

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Music & Pain

Introspeq
with
Delawness

“My approach to graphic designing is using design to solve a problem. Design is all around us, it’s in everything we do daily. I am more interested in the functionality first, then the aesthetics as a design; with that sort of approach I am focused on making whatever I am designing solve a problem.”– Delawness for Loop Jamaica (click here)

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Clinton Lindsay

Upcoming Illustrator Lawrence L. Deacon, Rubbing Shoulders With
The Stars!

When artist Andy Warhol began hanging out with stars like Michael Jackson and Grace Jones at Studio 54 in the late 1970’s, he became a pop icon. Jamaican Lawrence L. Deacon is also rubbing shoulders with reggae’s in-crowd to help put his, and their creations, on the map.

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Raine Magazine

Lawrence L. Deacon: Blvck Noise, Colorism and Addiction

Lawrence L. Deacon adroit artist explores something deeper than melanin in Blvck Noise illustration‘Pretty Hurts’. It becomes wincingly clear every day that we still differ, not by scale but in skin tone. Ever so often, we are flogged with the idea of “light is beautiful” and “blackness is corruption”. 

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Mckoy News

WAVES – Delawness’ Solo Art Exhibition Comes to Life in Jamaica

Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News)  – Patrons witnessed a burst of inspiration and intense beauty when one of Jamaica’ top graphic designer and Illustrator, Lawrence L. Deacon, hosted his Premiere Solo Art Exhibition entitled “Waves” at the prestigious Montego Bay Convention Center on

March 20, 2018.

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Loop News

Delawness Marries Art, Music and Fashion With Introspeq

It's been just over two years since graphic designer Delawness launched his brand of the same name in his hometown Montego Bay, but he has been itching to expand his line. He did so in December with Introspeq, a concept that marries art, music and fashion. 

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South Florida Caribbean News

Jamaican Graphic Designer Lawrence Deacon Expands his Delawness Brand

Jamaican graphic designer Lawrence L. Deacon is an ardent believer in stretching the boundaries of his profession. Which is what he does with Introspeq, his latest project.

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Jamaica Observer

Reggae's
Deacon of
Art

POP culture and graphic designers are kindred spirits. Jimi Hendrix and the Grateful Dead had Ed Thrasher; Andy Warhol wowed the Studio 54 crowd.

Not as exalted, graphic artist Lawrence Deacon has etched his way into contemporary reggae, designing several posters and album covers for top artistes like Chronixx and Grammy winner Koffee.

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Carib Voxx

Lawrence L. Deacon: Blvck Noise, Colorism and Addiction

Lawrence L. Deacon adroit artist explores something deeper than melanin in Blvck Noise illustration‘Pretty Hurts’. It becomes wincingly clear every day that we still differ, not by scale but in skin tone. Ever so often, we are flogged with the idea of “light is beautiful” and “blackness is corruption”. 

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Carib Voxx

Delawness x
Carib Voxx,
Boyante 

Since the announcement of the collaboration between Delawness and Carib Voxx on June 18, the partnership has now reached its first phase. The public will now be fully immersed in the experience of this collaboration. The collaboration is titled ‘Boyante’, which means “to stay afloat and rise above your challenges”. 

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Raine Magazine

Humble Beginnings for Graphic Artist: Lawrence L. Deacon

When asked to describe himself in three words, graphic designer Lawrence Deacon used dedicated,  reliable, and ambitious. Three words, that when put together pave the road to success for a hard working artist with an iron will. A journey that began with a TV box in place of a desk and an ambitious dream, has turned into a successful career for this artist. 

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Carib Voxx

Delawness’s ‘Introspeq’ Inspired by Insight
of Self

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Caribbean National Weekly

Young Jamaican Artist, Lawrence L. Deacon
Aims to be One of
the Best in his Field

A country world-famous for reggae and tourism, Jamaica has produced its share of outstanding artisans, including sculptor Edna Manley and the painter Albert Huie. Young artist Lawrence L. Deacon is determined to join that outstanding list but admits getting there isn’t easy.

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Jamaicans

Deacon of the Arts

Six years ago, Lawrence L Deacon was uncertain about his future as a graphic designer after dropping out of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. As Delawness, he recently launched Introspeq , a concept that expresses his passion for the arts, music and fashion.

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Carib Voxx

Overcoming Life’s Challenges through Illustrations with Lawrence L Deacon

“I want it to motivate and inspire as we all struggle with something. We all should know there are better
days while still remaining true to self.” – Lawrence’s aim with his work.

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Valid Review

Lawrence L. Deacon; Young Ingenious Jamaican Graphic Designer Announces New Campaign

Meet Lawrence L. Deacon a 22-year-old graphic designer and illustrator using his ingenious and pioneering skills to orchestrate a campaign that will bring awareness to the effects of gun violence in Jamaica. Creatives around the world are advocating to end gun violence through the Art of Photography, and Videography.