“Individually radiating and nutritively overlapping circles: a community.”

— Cargo


As a designer and brand articulation specialist, Alain has gained a reputation for helping businesses from around the world to develop and restructure communication systematically and effectively. From redesigning magazines, to developing wayfinding systems, Alain’s direction has helped North American and South Asian companies align their brand communications and business goals with their target audiences.

Some of his business logos, editorial spreads, and packaging design work has been featured in international graphic design publications such as Coupe Magazine and How Magazine. Sri Lankan national newspapers like the DailyFT, and the Daily Mirror regularly featured some of his design workshops and seminar takeaways. Parallel to this, he has been a speaker on design, branding, and typography at festivals and conferences such as Sri Lanka Design Festival, UX Colombo, Maldives Marketing Forum, and Disrupt Asia. He was a senior lecturer and head of the visual communication department at AOD in Colombo for 10 years; Here, his strongest asset was his ability to observe and understand the various cultural, social, and behavioural differences between each student.

Parizeau holds a DEC in Multimedia from André Grasset College, Montreal, Canada, and a BA (Hons) degree in Graphic Design from York University, Toronto, Canada. Additionally, Parizeau is a HEA associate fellow (AFHEA), which demonstrates a personal commitment to professionalism in learning and teaching in higher education. He was also a member of the International Association of Typographic Designer (ISTD), and for several years on the ISTD international competition judging committee.


For commissions and inquiries, contact Alain’s studio—Public Works, at hello@publicworks.store.

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An ideogram with complex meaning

A platform for design discussions between Sri Lanka and the world.
DesignKatha was a new addition to the 2014 Sri Lankan Design Festival. It's aim is to foster design theories and application between Sri Lanka and the world. It's objectives are to collect insight into contemporary design, share inovations and start an dialogue between industry and academia.

This logo was design in collaboration with Indian graphic designer and design researcher Pushpi Bagchi.

Image: Patrick Gottelier talk at the first Design Katha, 2014.  

Image: Design Katha logo wordmark + ideogram.

Image: Logo in use with other event branding.Photo via pushpibagchi.com

Image: Design Katha guest speakers with event backdrop.