David Sheldon-Hicks

With a background in graphic design, Sheldon-Hicks’ career began in digital media before moving on to the world of music videos, where his passion for the craft and creative of motion graphics led him to film, games and commercial campaigns. As Co-founder and Executive Creative Director of Territory Studio, he has established a reputation for […]

Colin Burns

Colin Burns leads the User Experience & Design team that is responsible for the UX and Service Design of the BBC’s key online products and the delivery systems that underpin them. Throughout his career, his work has focused on the use of design thinking to provide organisations with design, innovation and transformation strategies. Prior to […]

Fi Scott

Make Works is an open access, local manufacturing platform which started in Glasgow in 2012. The project connects designers, artists and consumers with their own means of production; supporting people to make and fix things for themselves. Scott started Make Works as a result of being frustrated at not knowing where to get things made. […]

Lucienne Roberts & Rebecca Wright

Roberts and Wright are co-founders of GraphicDesign&, a publishing and curatorial venture exploring how graphic design connects with all other things. Recent books include Graphic Designers Surveyed and Looking Good: A visual guide to the nun’s habit. Wright and Roberts are currently co-curating Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?, a Graphic Design& Health exhibition at […]

Nadine Chahine

Nadine Chahine is the UK Type Director, Legibility Expert and Arabic Specialist at Monotype. She recently led the development of a typeface for Dubai – which is free to download and use – and the remastering of Transport for London’s iconic typeface, Johnston.Chahine has also created Arabic versions of Frutiger, Helvetica and Zapfino and worked […]

Ken Kirton

Ken Kirton co-founded Hato with Jackson Lam after the pair left Central Saint Martins in 2009. Hato started out as a risograph printing press and now includes a publishing arm and a multidisciplinary design agency. The agency specialises in co-design: it recently collaborated with school pupils in Liverpool to turn a double decker bus into […]

Jane Wentworth

Major rebranding projects tend to focus on the visible outputs – the logo and type and visual language. But just as important are the research and strategy that inform those elements. Jane Wentworth’s consultancy, JWA, has worked with design consultancies on many of the most high-profile branding projects of the last 15 years. She specialises […]

Marina Willer

In 2012 Willer joined Pentagram from Wolff Olins as the London office’s first female partner. At Wolff Olins she had already been creative director on landmark branding projects for the likes of Tate, Amnesty International and the Southbank Centre. At Pentagram, her major brand work has continued but alongside a parallel career as a film […]

Sue Siddall

Sue Siddall is partner and executive managing director of design consultancy IDEO’s European studios. Founded in California in 1991, IDEO now has offices across the US, Europe and Asia and has helped some of the world’s biggest brands launch new products and projects using a ‘human-centred’ design approach. Based in London, Siddall has worked with […]

Jon Marshall

Map is the embodiment of the modern creative consultancy; a team of designers and makers whose work blends seamlessly with cutting edge digital tech. In 2012, Map became the latest addition to the Barber & Osgerby and Universal Design Studio family, being co-founded by Edward Barber, Jay Osgerby and their studio director, Jon Marshall. Since […]

Hilary Cottam

Hilary Cottam is a designer and social entrepreneur. Since the late 1990s, she has worked in Latin America, Southern Africa and Europe, leading multidisciplinary teams using design to improve public services and effect social change. For the past ten years she has been running Participle, a social enterprise focused on redesigning the British welfare state. […]

Sophie Thomas

With nearly two decades at the helm of London design studio Thomas.Matthews, Sophie Thomas is well known for putting sustainable systems at the heart of her company’s creative work. The incorporation of ideas like ‘the circular economy’ into more mainstream design thinking has no doubt been helped because of the studio’s influential example. Yet Thomas […]


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