David Driver is a musician and designer. He’s been the voice of Dunkin’ Donuts, Bridgestone Tires, and Budweiser Beer, and has been heard on The Daily Show as well as The Colbert Report. He’s toured with luminaries like Elvis Costello, Debbie Harry and Richard Butler, was in the original Broadway cast of the musical Rent, and starred in the rock opera “People Are Wrong!” at Off-Broadway’s Vineyard Theater. His recorded work includes “Togetherness” (Phillips&Driver, Bar/None Records), “Night Time” (Driver Quartet, Comma Records), “Fire At Keaton’s Bar & Grill” (Roy Nathanson, Six Degrees Records) and “Goalie For The Other Team” (Meow, Enemy Records); all of which are available for well below retail on the internet.
Simultaneously, he has worked as a graphic/industrial designer specializing in environmentally-aligned packaging for companies like Aveda, Johnson&Johnson, Estée Lauder, Pistachio, and Bumble&bumble. He was co-recipient of the Health and Beauty Association of America's International Package Design Award, a Bronze IDEA Award, and Design Distinction in I.D. Magazine's 2004 Design Review for his work on Aveda's Uruku Lip Pigment packaging. His interior design work has been featured in the (London, UK) Guardian's Saturday Magazine. He has created a number of shortform videos for these clients and others: his piece “Smiling Fish,” part of a series created for Sundance Channel's 'The Green' with his collaborators Divya Srinivasan, Joey King and Steve Versaw, was nominated for a 2008 Webby Award. His micro-opera “Sometimes The Dream Is Real,” created with Chris Anderson and Molly Schwartz, recently premiered at SundanceChannel.com. He’s currently working on the rest of this website.
He lives with his partner Jason Tougaw in New York, New York and Cochecton, New York.