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Cormac Ó Conaire

Creative Director

Cormac Ó Conaire is Creative Director & Partner at Design Partners. With a focus on designing future product experiences, he has designed several world best-selling products in partnership with his clients. Cormac has received over 50 international accolades in industrial, interaction, digital and strategic design.


We machined a scan of John’s face and then projected an image onto the foam to create this slightly disturbing YouTube video. It has over 125,000 youtube hits with lots of impressed comments but our favourite ones are claiming it is a spoof and that it looks fake:

There’s a hole in the wall and he’s sticking his head through it. C’mon, man! That was sooooo obvious!

“Lol it’s not real…You can see him smirk at the start, and you can see his eyes moving under his eyelids

“Haha, people get real. He’s just behind the wall squeezing his face through.